Winston-Salem, NC – November 3, 2017 United Way Forsyth County Appoints Cathy Coles as New Executive Director of the UWFC Foundation
United Way Forsyth County has appointed Cathy Coles as the Executive Director of the UWFC Foundation. In this role, Coles will oversee the United Way’s Major Gifts and Planned Giving programs and will be responsible for overseeing the development and growth of the foundation’s philanthropic goals.
Coles comes to the United Way with an extensive background in both the non-profit and academic sectors.
Most recently, prior to joining the United Way, Coles served as a Special Education Teacher at the Triad Academy at Summit School. Before joining Summit School, Coles served as the Executive Director of Project Potential, a non-profit organization that helps first-generation college students in grades 9-12 prepare for, apply to, and attend college.
Coles holds a BA in Psychology from Wake Forest University.