Bill Jones President and Chief Executive Officer talks with volunteers at another United Way of Wyoming Valley event.
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Bill Jones President and Chief Executive Officer

Bill Jones

President and Chief Executive Officer

"A deep examination of the of the challenges facing our community showed that lifting children out of poverty and guiding their families toward financial stability would improve every aspect of our community. With the help of an enthusiastic staff, volunteers and partners, the United Way of Wyoming Valley is bringing all facets of the community together to do that."

Bill Jones joined United Way of the Wyoming Valley as President and CEO in 2012. Under his leadership, United Way has transformed from a community fundraiser into a leader in the fight against childhood poverty.

Bill has a Master's of Business Administration degree from Wilkes University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Misericordia University. He lives in Mountain Top with his wife Janet, and daughters Caroline and Rachael.

United Way of Wyoming Valley Team:


Miriam Bakewell, Community Impact Manager |

Rae D. Baldino, Community Relations Manager |

Richard E. Barrett, Chief Financial Officer |

Kathy Bozinski, Director of Marketing and Communications |

Matthew Ceruti, Director of Workforce Relations |

Melissa Davis, Program Director, HIV Program |

Lorraine Maskinas, Financial Assistant |

Rob Michaels, Accountant |

Christine R. Ostroski, Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer |

Jennifer Pugh Deemer, Vice President of Community Impact |

Mary Pho Starr, Executive Assistant to President |

John Winslow, Fiscal Director, HIV Program |

Susan Youtz, Campaign Manager |