Our United Way Team

We pride ourselves on having a team of dynamic and dedicated professionals, who tirelessly work to make our community a better place for all.

 


Staff Directory

Sandra DeSteno, CRS
2-1-1 Director
Sdesteno@211toledo.org 

Emily Matthews
2-1-1 Program Manager
Ematthews@211toledo.org 

Board of Directors

At United Way of Greater Toledo, our Board of Directors keeps the organization on track and moving forward. These individuals have ongoing meetings to develop strategic tactics that benefit the communities we serve.

  • Ms. Jill Kegler, I.C.E.
    Board Chair
    Digital Strategy and Data Analytics Committee
    Executive Committee
    Executive Compensation Committee
    Governance Committee
    Director – Business Development
    Double A Solutions, LLC
    Term Ending as Board Chair 2022
  • Mr. Joel Jerger, CTP
    Board Vice Chair
    Executive Committee
    Executive Compensation Committee
    Market President
    Premier Bank
    Term Ending as Vice Chair 2022
  • Ms. Wendy Pestrue, J.D.
    Executive Committee
    Governance Committee
    President & CEO – United Way of Greater Toledo
    Ex-Officio
  • Mr. Craig Teamer
    Audit/Finance, Chair
    Executive Committee
    Manager, Finance & Special Projects
    Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Lamar Anderson
    General Manager, XPS Foam Insulation
    Owens Corning
    Term Ending: 2022
  • Ms. Asha Barnes
    Digital Strategy and Data Analytics Committee
    Chief of Compliance & Quality Improvement – Zepf Center
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Robert (Bob) Baxter
    Governance Committee
    President & CEO – Mercy Health, Toledo Region
    Term Ending 2024
  • Mr. Frank Bloomquist
    Governance Committee
    Vice President, Western Ohio – Medical Mutual
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Bob Casaletta
    Collaborative Impact Cabinet Co-Chair
    Executive Committee
    Diversit, Equity & Inclusion Committee
    Resident Project Representative – Arcadis/FPS
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Andy Dale
    Chief Operating Officer – Hylant
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Kevin Dalton
    President – Toledo Federation of Teachers
    AFL-CIO
    Term Ending 2022
  • Ms. Beth Deakins
    Collaborative Impact Cabinet, Co-Chair 
    Executive Committee
    Director, Healthy Living – YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Vince DiPofi
    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
    CEO & President – SSOE
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Alex Gerken
    Governance Committee
    SVP City President/Senior Banker – Fifth Third Bank
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Stu Goldberg, Esq. 
    Partner – Eastman & Smith
    Term Ending 2025
  • Mr. James Kamsickas
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – Dana Incorporated
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Bill McDonnell
    Regional President – PNC
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Les Thompson 
    Chief Human Resource Officer- ProMedica
    Term Ending 2025
  • Mr. Brad Toft
    Diveristy, Equity & Inclusion Committee
    President & CEO – YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Brian Valentine
    EVP & CFO – The Andersons
    Term Ending 2023