United Way of New York City Announces First Female CFO


Gina Goodenow Named Organization’s Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer


New York, NY—United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is proud to name Gina Goodenow as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer—the organization’s first female to take on this role in its 80-year history. Gina joined United Way of New York City in 2016 as the Vice President and Controller of Finance. As CFO, she will lead the management of all financial functions of the organization including financial statements, cash flow forecasts, analysis, and audit activity.

Gina comes to United Way with a wealth of financial knowledge and nearly 20 years’ experience in public accounting and non-profit management—most recently working as Controller of the March of Dimes—the first female in that role as well—where she oversaw the financial reporting process of the $200+ million entity.

Gina is an active member of the New York State Society of CPAs and is the Past-President of the Westchester and Manhattan chapters. She holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting and a Master’s in Accounting Information Systems from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.

United Way of New York City is thrilled to have Gina as a member of the executive team, and looks forward to seeing the financial successes for the organization under her leadership.

United Way of New York City fights for the self-sufficiency of every low-income New Yorker by taking on the toughest challenges and creating new solutions to old problem. And in the spirit of creating sustainable solutions, females working or living in New York City are encouraged to join the growing force of Women United.

For more information, please visit: unitedwaynyc.org/who-we-are/leadership