Chenora Burkett, CPA

Chief Administrative Officer

Chenora Burkett is UWGPSNJ’s Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s long-term financial health, manages accounting and control operations, and oversees the organization’s campaign processing.

Chenora comes to United Way from the Municipality of Norristown, where she served as director of finance responsible for financial forecasting, budgeting, systems development, debt and cash management, compliance reporting, pension administration and information technology. Prior to her work at Norristown, Chenora managed the fiscal operations of the Barnes Foundation, where she served as controller. She has also served in financial leadership roles for the West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium and the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation and as an auditor with Mitchell and Titus LLP.

A graduate of Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting, Chenora is also a certified public accountant. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Headlong Dance Theater in Philadelphia, a member of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Audit Committee and the treasurer of the African American Chamber of Commerce Foundation. She resides in Whitemarsh.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration & Accounting, Temple University
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