Melinda Berkman

Managing Director, Finance

Melindaserves as Managing Director of Finance of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ). She is responsible for UWGPSNJ’s long-term financial health, manages accounting and oversees the organization’s campaign processing. 

Prior to joining UWGPSNJ, Melinda served as an Economist for the State of Alaska, Vice President of Corporate Accounts at Managers Investment Group, and most recently as CFO at Broad Street Ministry. 

Melinda is graduate of University of Alaska (B.B.A. and M.S.). She is an active member of the Women’s Philanthropy Board of the Jewish Federation and serves on the Advisory Board for Our Closet. 

When not at workMelinda enjoys tennistrapeze, and, most of all, spending time with her three children and husband. 


  • Bachelor of Business in Economics, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Master of Science in Resource and Applied Economics, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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