Thomas M. Toronto
President, Bergen County’s United Way
Tom has 35 years of experience working for local United Ways in Bergen, Burlington and Hudson counties in New Jersey.
Tom serves on the Board of the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership, driving implementation of the 2-1-1 helpline on behalf of New Jersey’s local United Ways and New Jersey State Government.
He also serves on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for Excellence in Leadership, Governance and Philanthropy Advisory Board, Bergen County Government’s Homeless Trust Fund Board, the Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey Board and the SUEZ North America Foundation Board.
Tom is active in his local community having served as a member of the Leonia Governing Body, the Leonia Library Board and chair of the town’s Planning Board.
Tom holds a BA from Montclair State University and MA from Columbia University.
Gina Plotino, Vice President of Programs & Operations
Carol Lowden, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Michele DeJesus, Flex Fund Coordinator
Donna Palmiotto, Accounting Associate
Hanna Salvatore, Accounting Associate
Jeff Lewis, Director of Special Projects
Eamon Bencivengo, Project Coordinator
Patrick Chieffe, Housing Services Coordinator
Tricia DeBartolome, Compassion Fund Manager
Lori Stratton, Compassion Fund Social Worker
Susan Biegen, Compassion Fund Social Worker
Erica West, Development Director
Heather Liebchen, Director of Workplace Campaigns
Luda Zisk, IT Manager