United Way of Greater Waterbury
Board of Directors

Made up of local volunteers who are committed to the mission of United Way of Greater Waterbury, the Board of Directors understand United Way's values and make decisions on a local level. They are guided by leadership, expertise, commitment and proven strategies to fight for the basic needs, education and financial stability of every person in the community.

Officers of the Board of Directors

Summa & Ryan, P.C.

Attorney Kara J. Summa, Chair

Traver IDC

Ms. Nancy E. Traver, First Vice Chair & Governance Chair

Saint Mary's Hospital

Mr. Mark A. Casey, Second Vice Chair & Community Impact Council Chair

Webster Bank

Mr. Gregory Jacobi, Third Vice Chair

Ritch, Greenberg & Hassan PC

Mr. John F. Worgan, CPA, Treasurer

Bank of America

Mr. Brian J. Levine, Secretary


Saint Thomas More Chapel and Center at Yale

Mr. Joseph T. Connolly


Mr. Grant E. Copeland

Ion Bank

Mr. E.J. D'Ettore

Naugatuck Valley Community College

Dr. Lisa Dresdner

Community Volunteer

Ms. Lynn Franklin-Henry

Moore, O'Brien & Foti.

Attorney Joseph D. Foti, Jr.

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP

Attorney Jason Gagnon

Workplace Success Group, LLC

Ms. Karen Hinds

Greater Waterbury Health Network

Mr. Mark Holtz

Northwest Connecticut Public Safety Communication Center

Mr. David Martin

City of Waterbury

Mr. Joseph R. McGrath

AMETEK - Haydon Kerk Pittman

Ms. Genna Mintz


Mr. David C. Petitti

Post University

Mr. Bobby L. Reese

Biondi and Rosengrant, LLC

Ms. Mary Rosengrant-Chiappalone

Waterbury Public Schools

Dr. Verna D. Ruffin

Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C.

Attorney Tara Shaw


Attorney Susan E. Sprano


Webster Bank

Mr. Michael L. O'Connor