United Way Elects Two New Board Members
September 9, 2013 – Two community leaders have been elected to United Way California Capital Region’s board of directors. New directors include Josh Needles of UPS and Dave Cable of Bank of America.
“We are grateful to community leaders who step up to help lead our local United Way so we can most effectively address our community’s pressing issues in education, health and financial stability,” said Victoria Kosha, interim United Way president and CEO.
Needles is a staff manager and logistics and technology professional at UPS in Sacramento, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Capitol Division that includes El Dorado, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo counties. A resident of Lincoln, he has volunteered for the Lincoln Girls Softball Association and Western Placer Unified School District. He works closely with Athletes vs. Cancer, the industry-wide fundraising program that unites sports, sports fans and the community in the fight against cancer. Needles has led eight successful United Way Campaigns in his 13 years at UPS. He currently attends Thomas Edison University and will graduate in 2014.
Cable started his career with Bank of America more than 28 years ago after graduating from California State University of Chico. He is now a senior vice president and the existing customer credit executive, managing sites in Rancho Cordova, as well as in Richmond, Va. Cable was instrumental in the development and build-out of this new operation within Bank of America formed in 2008 that proactively manages Bank of America’s home equity line of credit portfolio by mitigating risk and offering solutions to customers encountering financial stress. He has held numerous leadership positions during his career at Bank of America, which include lending, credit administration, servicing, project management, operations and fulfillment. Cable is a long-time supporter and member of several United Way committees and has chaired the Sacramento Area Bank of America Community Volunteers for several years. He has received several awards from Bank of America and United Way for his outstanding service and volunteerism, including the 2007 California Leadership Award from Bank of America. He earned his MBA in business finance from Golden Gate University.
For 90 years, United Way California Capital Region has actively worked to address the community’s most pressing issues, now focusing on innovative solutions related to high school graduation rates, household financial stability and obesity. United Way’s team of nonprofits, businesses, donors and volunteers are working together to provide positive, measurable results on these issues through United Way projects: STAR Readers, $en$e-Ability and Fit Kids. Community members can give, volunteer and advocate in support of the causes they care most about, benefiting United Way and hundreds of nonprofits in Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. United Way is an independent, local affiliate of United Way Worldwide. For more information, visit www.yourlocalunitedway.org.