President and CEO
Catherine Wilson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for United Way of Essex and West Hudson. In this capacity, Ms. Wilson provides executive leadership to the organization. Previously she served as the Senior Director of Community Impact and Strategy for United Way of Essex and West Hudson where she provided leadership in developing organizational strategy and oversight of the implementation of all programming as it related to the organization’s three pillars: Education, Health and Income.
Prior to joining UWEWH, Ms. Wilson served as the Associate Director of Essex CASA for Children. This experience included overseeing all program services, activities, cases supervisors and volunteers who advocated for children in foster care to receive a permanent home. Prior to this position, she served as a local child protection worker, CASA case supervisor and Senior Case Supervisor.
Ms. Wilson received her Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University in communications. She holds a Master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and most recently attended Harvard University’s Executive Education Emerging Leaders program.
Donor Relations Manager
Resource Development Associate
Manager of Agency Relations and Capacity Building
Manager, Financial Opportunity Center
Community Health Specialist
Coordinator, Raising A Reader
FINANCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Data Processing Manager
Administrative Associate Finance