Senior Leadership at UWGT
Mack Koonce - President and CEO
Mack Koonce joined United Way of the Greater Triangle in September 2012, returning to his home state and advocating for a collaborative approach to address some of the area’s most pressing issues. Under Mack’s leadership, the organization has become a stronger community partner through bold strategic vision, cross-sector engagement, and focused community investments. Prior to joining United Way, Mack served as Chief Operating Officer and chief strategist for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBS), a $275 million national non-profit network of 360 local community affiliates. During his 10-year tenure, BBBS doubled its revenues and children served. He helped transform the organization into one of the most innovative, effective, and performance oriented non-profits. With more than 30 years of successful leadership in major corporations, including Wyndham Hotels and American Express, he has an aptitude for leading organizations through transformational times.
An alumnus of Carolina and the Kenan-Flagler Business School, he and his wife, Hope, live in Chapel Hill.
Edwin Jeffords - CIO & SVP, Information Services
Edwin Jeffords designs and implements the hardware, software, and application strategy for the organization; he also supervises 2-1-1 and Teaming for Technology. As new technologies become available, Edwin finds creative, cost-effective solutions for fundraising, events, promotions, and brand awareness to further the mission and the work of the organization. He has been the driving force behind United Way of the Greater Triangle’s social media use evolution since 2008, and currently serves on United Way Worldwide’s Social Media Advisory Board.
Melanie Davis-Jones - Chief Strategy Officer;
Wilson Simmons - VP, Finance
In his role as Vice President of Finance, Wilson Simmons oversees all aspects of financial reporting and stewardship, and compliance. Wilson is a graduate of North Carolina State University and previously held positions in public and corporate accounting prior to joining United Way of the Greater Triangle in 2011. He leads a Finance team dedicated to helping United Way of the Greater Triangle maximize community impact through its financial resources while striving to provide high levels of transparency for all community stakeholders.
Full Staff DirectoryThe dial-by-extension directory below will allow you to reach any staff person at United Way of the Greater Triangle. Just dial 919-460-8687, and then use the appropriate extension from the directory below. Can't find who you're looking for? Use the search box and begin typing their first name, last name, or title.
|108||Al Reynolds||Program Operations Coordinator (T4T)|
|112||Alison Hicks||Director of Workplace Giving|
|135||Britney McCoy||Community Engagement Manager|
|110||Cassie Proper||Relationship Manager|
|116||Crystal Shreve||Resource Development Coordinator|
|106||Deanna Froeber||Director of Knowledge Management and Product Development|
|113||Edwin Jeffords||Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP, Information Services|
|118||Irene Godinez||VP, Marketing & Communications|
|141||Joey Current||Changing Generations Operations Manager|
|124||Joe Lavender||Creative Services Manager|
|103||Keith Erb||Data Manager|
|128||Kim O'Neil||Accounting Manager|
|131||Laurie Williamson||Senior Community Impact Director|
|142||Mack Koonce||Chief Executive Officer & President|
|142||Mary Ann Stinson-Ottaviano||Assistant to the President|
|105||Melanie Davis-Jones||Chief Strategy Officer;
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Community Engagement
|130||Mike Rodgers||Sr. Network Administrator|
|125||Nancy Way||Finance Specialist|
|107||Natasha Wayne||Director of Engagement|
|139||Nick Allen||Community Impact Director|
|127||Sara Carter||Collective Impact Coordinator, Youth Thrive|
|129||Sara Stephens||Director of Individual Giving|
|132||Sharon Vignali||eCampaigns Manager|
|137||Stan Holt||VP, Community Impact|
|138||Stéphane Daniel||Human Resources & Facilities Manager|
|121||Tiki Windley||PremiumHelp.org Director|
|143||Toan To||Engagement Manager|
|134||Wilson Simmons||VP, Finance|