Six New Board Members Join United Way

For release February 14, 2014

United Way Welcomes Six New Board Members

Six new members have been welcomed to the Greenwich United Way Board of Directors for three year terms. The Nominating Committee, chaired by Ken Mifflin, reviewed an extensive list of potential members, considering the skills needed by the United Way in light of the talents and experiences of departing Board members.

Kath Burgweger moved to Greenwich in 1985 with her husband Kip, a former Greenwich United Way Board member. Since then, she has been a very active community volunteer, playing leadership roles with the League of Women Voters (locally and statewide), Greenwich Adult Day Care, Community Answers, the Junior League of Greenwich, the Newcomers Club, and multiple PTA’s. Kath has a BA in Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine and was a 2001 recipient of the YWCA Spirit of Greenwich Award. Kath and Kip have three grown children. Kath has technically already joined the United Way Board, as her service as Vice-Chair for Information and Referral was part of the merger agreement with Community Answers.

Nisha Hurst was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. She holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. She has worked as a senior associate in the Audit Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers as well as in the financial reporting group at Merrill Lynch & Co. She remains very involved with her alma mater in addition to contributing her time locally as a Board member of Literacy Volunteers, with the Greenwich Hospital Campaign and its Special Events Committee, and special events and the Community Investment committee of the United Way. She and her husband Brian are also active volunteers at Greenwich Country Day School where their five children are students.

Eileen Kim is currently serving as one of the Co-Chairs of the United Way’s Leadership Campaign working alongside her husband John and Board member, Amy Carbone. Professionally, Eileen is Managing Director with New York based Ionic Capital Management, LLC. Born and raised in Greenwich and a graduate of Princeton University, Eileen has been involved with the United Way since 2011 through her involvement on the Oktoberfest committee. She has also been a volunteer for Princeton and on the Alumni Advisory Committee, the Annual Fund, and as a Class Parent at Greenwich Country Day School. The Kims live in Greenwich with their two third graders.

Patrick Kramer comes to the United Way through Community Answers, an agency that has had the good fortune to benefit from both his commitment and his technological expertise. Patrick has a BS from Pace University and will receive his MBA from Sacred Heart this year. He is currently employed as the CT Area Senior Manager for Deloitte and Touche, LLP with a focus on developing and implementing strategies and solutions in the information technology arena. Patrick has been a key player in Deloitte’s “Impact Day” for non-profit organizations, leading group activities to improve the Stamford community and helping to train charities on the use of social media. He lives in Stamford.

Angela Lovely has served for several years on the United Way’s Community Investment Committee, most recently as a Panel Leader focusing on Supporting Seniors. Born in Atlanta, but raised in India, Thailand and Austria – Angela has been in Greenwich for 25 years, and now lives in Cos Cob.  She is a Private Banker/Credit Specialist at Wells Fargo Private Bank and was previously affiliated with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. A Cos Cob resident, Angela has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and the Women’s Mentoring Network. She has a nineteen year old son.

Patrick Sullivan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Woodbourne Capital Partners, a Greenwich – based real estate investment and advisory firm. His 30 years of institutional real estate investment management experience includes diverse key roles with Warburg Pincus, Inc., JP Morgan Partners, Chatham Capital Partners and others. As a volunteer, Patrick serves the Urban Land Institute, the Policy Advisory Board at the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California at Berkeley, CA.  He is and a trustee of Xaverian Brothers High School, Westwood MA, and a member of its endowment’s investment committee. He and his wife Shelagh live in Riverside with their three Greenwich Country Day School students.

Brook Urban is currently chairing the United Way Campaign with her husband Michael.  The past Executive Director of the Greenwich Chapter of the American Red Cross, has served the United Way in numerous roles—on the Community Planning Council and its Housing Task Force, and as the skilled moderator of more United Way Legislative Breakfasts. She is a former President of the Junior League and Chairman of the Board of Children’s Day School and recently retired from her position as Director of Development for Eagle Hill School. Brook and Michael live in Old Greenwich. They have two grown daughters.

Retiring from the board following many years of service were Kevin Batterton, J.J. Coneys, Jonathan Moffly, Terry Lamantia Cataldo, Susan Wohlforth, and Cathy Youngman.

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