Emerging Leaders United

Looking to learn more about becoming an Emerging Leader? Join one of the upcoming virtual interest sessions using the below form. 

United Way of the Greater Capital Region’s Emerging Leaders is a diverse group of engaged young professionals working to drive impact in the Capital Region. Members use their unique skills, passion, and creativity to dive into social issue areas facing our community and create sustainable change. Emerging Leaders leverage the power of United Way to show the strength and collective impact of the next generation of philanthropists.


Connect – Make lasting connections with other young professionals and community leaders at social networking events.

Serve –  Enhance your community impact and meet your philanthropic goals by participating in hands-on volunteer opportunities.

Lead – Strengthen your leadership skills through a variety of opportunities for networking, leadership development and educational events.

2021 Leadership CommittEe:

Kate Bender, Co-Chair, Event Coordinator & Wedding Specialist, Nicole's Special Events & Catering Co.
Gershom Keith, Co-Chair, Financial Analyst, CommerceHub
Annie Berdar, Co-Founder, BARE Blends
Joe Bonilla, Managing Partner, Senior Media Director, and Co-Founder, Relentless
Whitney Closson, Family Engagement Specialist, Mental Health Association in NYS
Jared Paul, Managing Director and Certified Financial Planner, Capable Wealth
Jessica Sheridan, Marketing & Community Relations, Redburn Development
Todd Stevens, Senior Advisor, CRESA

For questions or more information, email EmergingLeaders@unitedwaygcr.org

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