United Way of Greater Cincinnati is a volunteer-directed organization. We are governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors that represents every sector and region that we serve.

Our Executive Team is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UWGC. They manage such areas of work including: 

  • Community Impact
  • Marketing
  • Resource Development
  • Finance 
  • Public Policy

These dedicated teams are focused on creating lasting change in Greater Cincinnati by building the country's most successful United Way.

Executive Team

Ross Meyer  |  Interim CEO

Jennifer Allen  |  Executive Office Manager & Assistant to the CEO

Mike Baker  |  Interim lead for the Community Impact Team

Holly End |  SVP & Chief Development Officer

Tara Johnson-Noem  |  Director, Government Relations

Jennifer Ingram  |  Director, DEI

Leshia Lyman  |  VP, SB6 & Area Communities

Carlos Paez  |  Director, Communications

Mardia Shands  |  Executive Director, PCW