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 De Steno, CRS
2-1-1 Director


Ashley Lumbrezer
2-1-1 Coordinated Access Navigator


Marta Deleon
2-1-1 Resource Specialist

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
  • Mr. Andy Dale
    Audit/Finance, Chair
    Executive Committee
    Chief Operating Officer & Vice President – Hylant
    Term Ending as Treasurer 2021
  • Ms. Asha Barnes
    Digital Strategy and Data Analytics Committee, Chair
    Director, Market Analytics – HCR ManorCare
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Robert (Bob) Baxter
    President & CEO – Mercy Health, Toledo Region
    Term Ending 2021
  • Mr. Frank Bloomquist
    Vice President, Western Ohio – Medical Mutual
    Term Ending 2022
  • Ms. Dawn Buskey
    Executive Compensation Committee
    President – ProMedica Metro Region, Acute Care
    Term Ending 2021
  • Mr. Ed Carlson
    Ottawa County Advisory Board, Co-Chair
    Retired, former Executive Director of GenOn Ministries
    Term Ending 2021
  • Mr. Scott Cripps
    Vice President, Investor Relations – Owens Corning
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Kevin Dalton
    President – Toledo Federation of Teachers
    Term Ending 2022
  • Ms. Beth Deakins
    Executive Committee
    Collaborative Impact Cabinet, Co-Chair 
    Director, Healthy Living – YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo
    Term Ending 2023
  • Ms. Stacey Dunbar
    Vice President, Insurance Regional Sales Director – Huntington Insurance
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Alex Gerken
    Governance Committee
    Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Banker – Fifth Third Bank, Northwest Ohio Region
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. James Kamsickas
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – Dana Incorporated
    Term Ending 2023
  • Mr. Bill McDonnell
    Regional President – PNC
    Term Ending 2021
  • Mr. David Rizik
    Audit/Finance Committee
    Vice President, Ethanol Group – The Andersons
    Term Ending 2022
  • Mr. Brad Toft
    President & CEO – YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo
    Term Ending 2023