PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has appointed 10 members to its regional Board of Directors.
"We're grateful to have these distinguished business and community leaders join with us to change lives and strengthen communities throughout our region – one child, one adult and one family at a time," said Jim Cawley, president and CEO of UWGPSNJ. "By generously giving of their time, talent and treasure, our Board drives investment in our Impact Fund and sets United Way's strategies to improve Education, Financial Stability, Health and Basic Needs for our most vulnerable neighbors."
Newly elected directors include:
- Andrea Anania, ex oficio
- Anthony J. Conti, retired managing partner, PwC Philadelphia Metro Market
- Nick DeBenedictis, chairman, Aqua America Inc.
- Orlando Esposito, executive vice president and head of asset management group, PNC Bank
- Frances A. McElhill, partner, Archer & Greiner P.C.
- Pedro A. Ramos, president and CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation
- Michael J. Renna, president and CEO, South Jersey Industries
- Phillip Rinaldi, principal partner and CEO, Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC
- William R. Sasso, chairman, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
- Joseph Scheufele, executive vice president and managing director of business development, Energenic, LLC
"I'm honored to be part of this dynamic group of leaders working together to give more people in our region the opportunity to succeed," said Mindy Holman, chairman of Holman Automotive Group, Inc. and chair of UWGPSNJ's Regional Board of Directors. "No matter what industry or background we come from, we're united by a shared vision for a brighter future. Together, we can drive measurable, lasting Impact that none of us can achieve alone."
UWGPSNJ's regional Board of Directors consists of 63 volunteer leaders who represent the business, nonprofit and public sectors from western Montgomery County to the Jersey shore. To view the full list of UWGPSNJ's regional board members, visit www.UnitedForImpact.org/about/people/board-of-directors.
Through its Impact Fund, United Way paves the way for more high school graduates by improving education from cradle to career, empowers working adults to earn more and save more by building foundations of financial stability, creates healthier communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and ensures our neighbors meet their most basic needs of food, shelter and safety. To learn more, visit www.UnitedForImpact.org.
SOURCE United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey