United Way California Capital Region Seeks New President And CEO
Sacramento’s Wilcox Miller Nelson to help with national recruitment effort

News Release

August 29, 2013 – United Way California Capital Region has begun the search for a new president and CEO to replace Steve Heath who left at the end of June. The nonprofit has hired Sacramento recruitment firm Wilcox Miller Nelson to help with the national search, which began this week. Those interested in applying for the position can contact Diane Miller at (916) 977-3700 or dmiller@wilcoxcareer.com. The United Way board hopes to have a new president and CEO in place by the end of the year.

“Our goal is to recruit the best possible talent for this position,” said Carolyn Mullins, United Way board chair. “Our organization is strong and looks forward to new leadership that will take our mission to new heights.”

In the interim, Victoria Kosha, senior vice president for finance and administration, is performing the duties of president.

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 .