Keith H. Green
President and CEO
On January 2, 2007, Keith H. Green was appointed President and CEO of the United Way of Essex and West Hudson, the oldest United Way in the state of New Jersey. Prior to his selection as President and CEO, Mr. Green served as Senior Vice President – Administration for the United Way Inc. in Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Green served with the United Way in Los Angeles from 1991 until 2006. He held a variety of positions within the organization, including Planner/Community Investment Officer, Regional Campaign Director and Vice President – Human Resources. While with that United Way he received several awards, including the NCCJ Volunteer of the Year award and the AFL-CIO Community Award. He also is a graduate of United Way of America’s Charmaine S. Chapman Executive Leadership Program, a 24-month training program.
Prior to joining the United Way system, Mr. Green served as an Organizational Training Consultant for Consulting Partnership Systems (formerly the Williams Group), where he designed and presented programs in the areas of team building, technical training, leadership, executive coaching and development, diversity, human resources, customer service, management development skills and Total Quality Management. He also served as a Test Engineer and Corporate Trainer with General Dynamics.
Mr. Green’s community involvements have included serving as a board member of the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership and the American Red Cross, as a volunteer for the Greater Long Beach Chapter of NCCJ, and as a member of the Community College Foundation Foster care/Kinship program, the Human Resources Committee for Project Angel Food, the American Society of Training and Development, the Professional Human Resources Association and the National Sales Network.
Mr. Green holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Union Institute and University in Los Angeles, California. He has also received training at the Executive Leadership Training program at UCLA, the Center for Community Excellence in Alexandria, VA, the United Way Kellogg Training Center in Los Angeles and Tuskegee University in Alabama.
Barbara A. Hamilton
Executive Vice President of Operations/CFO
Currently serving as Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer, Barbara Hamilton joined the United Way of Essex and West Hudson in 1994. In this capacity, Ms. Hamilton develops, controls, manages and provides leadership in Finance, Information Systems, Property Management, Human Resources, and general administrative service activities of the organization. She also serves as a member of the CEO’s Executive Team to ensure the efficient and effective management of all operations of the organization.
Previously, Ms. Hamilton served as Chief Financial Officer, Auditor and Treasurer for diversified public and not for profit companies. This experience included work with Coopers & Lybrand, an international firm of certified public accountants where she specialized in auditing not for profit companies. Prior to this position, Ms. Hamilton served at a financial manager at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Ms. Hamilton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and graduated with honors from the College of New Rochelle. Subsequently, she completed the CPA program at Pace University and received several awards for excellence. Ms. Hamilton completed the professional license requirements in New York in 1986 and qualified to practice as A Certified Public Accountant.
Her present and prior affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey State Society of CPAs and has served as Examiner for Quality NJ.
Director of Resource Development
Director of Community Impact
Executive Administrative Assistant
Supervisor of Building Services
Resource Development Associate
Manager of Agency Relations and Capacity Building
Program Design and Evaluation Specialist
Community Health Worker
FINANCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Data Processing Manager
Administrative Associate Finance
Data Entry Operator