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Young Leaders Program

Board Orientation Training

United Way’s Young Leaders Program (YLP) offers training to prepare young professionals for service on boards of nonprofit organizations.

The curriculum covers:

  • Board Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • Nonprofit Organizational Life Cycles
  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Fundraising and Finance
  • Board/Administrator Relationships

YLP is free of charge to invitees and is offered to United Way Leadership Donors under the age of 40.

Congratulations to the following 2014-5 YLP graduates:

  • Kimberly Andreola of Holman Automotive Group
  • Richard Atwell, ARI
  • Megan Knowlton Balne, Hyland Levin
  • Michael Beck, Grant Thornton
  • Dana Becker, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Ann Marie Bell, Glenmede
  • Lauren Brown, Comcast Corporation
  • Emmerich Buziak, Duane Morris LLP
  • Jesus Campos, Homemaker Service of the Metropolitan Area Inc.
  • Christopher J Carvelli, Enterprise Holdings Inc.
  • Leona Charles, Morgan Stanley
  • Michael Cohen, Liberty Property Trust
  • Jason Earle, Vanguard
  • Richard Freeth, Tactix Real Estate Advisors, LCC
  • Lindsay Galvan, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
  • Lindsey Goff, SmartCEO
  • Rob Goodman, United Way
  • Egypt Graham, United Way
  • Angie Gruver, ServPro of Manayunk and Norristown
  • Angela Harris, Independence Blue Cross
  • Raven Hill, The School District of Philadelphia
  • Autumn Howard, Cigna
  • Hanyun Hu, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
  • Aana Jakob, Reed Smith LLP
  • Janeile Johnson, Drexel University
  • Jan Kargulewicz, Vangaurd
  • Thomas Ketter, Independence Blue Cross
  • Damon King, Independence Blue Cross
  • Anna Kind, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
  • Christal Kozloski, Independence Blue Cross
  • Matt Lobach, Hersha Hospitality Trust
  • Nicholas Luczyszyn, Wayne Moving and Storage
  • Curran McKenna, UPS Chesapeake District
  • Robyn Menzel, Independence Blue Cross
  • Teresa Metzler, Comcast Corporation
  • Renee Millett, Hersha Hospitality Trust
  • Saxon Nelson, United Way
  • Clement Ogbomo, Vanguard
  • Richard Pacheco, UPS Chesapeake District
  • Davish Patel, AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Kathleen Pearson, Comcast Corporation
  • Maria Pinardo, Loures Health System
  • Rizwan Qazi, Independence Blue Cross
  • Anju Rao, Campbell Soup Company
  • Catherine Rolon-Boneta, Independence Blue Cross
  • Jennifer Salvucci
  • Tamara Scott, Vanguard
  • Nancy Silberstein, ACE Group
  • Carolyn Smart, Campbell Soup Company
  • Patricia Velasco, KPMG LLP
  • Giva Wilkerson, TriZen
  • Bo Zhao, Oakland Living
  • View photos from the last session of 2014-5 Young Leaders Program.

    For information on the 2015-6 YLP Program beginning in May, please contact


    The YLP Board Orientation Program
    is Held in Partnership with: