Meet Erin Matt: Executive Director and CEO

Meet Erin! 

Erin began her career with United Way MV in March 2018. She started her career in the banking industry, then transitioned into the tech start-up world, with a position at Twitter being her last before joining the United Way team. Although she’s only been leading United Way MV for 3 years, she’s been involved in community/nonprofit work for decades. Erin says “I feel lucky to have been brought to this community and am happy to know my children will get to experience growing up here.”

Meet Jennifer Hagen: Development Coordinator

Meet Jennifer!  

Jenn began her career with United Way MV in September 2020, and while she has only been on UW staff for a short time, her journey with United Way began many years ago! She volunteered as an Employee Campaign Coordinator under another organization, served on the Campaign Cabinet, and helped with various fundraising events. Jenn says “Joining the UWMV team is an exciting opportunity to take my love for our community to the next level. I've only been here for a short time, but it already feels like ‘home.’” 

Meet Kristyn Bucciero Beckwith: Director of Marketing and Communications

Meet Kristyn! 

As a graduate of SUNY Oswego with a B.S. in Marketing, Kristyn began her career with United Way MV in December 2012 as Director of Development and Marketing, managing the Resource Development and Marketing teams. Today, she is the Director of Marketing and Communications, overseeing all Marketing/Communication efforts, as well as United Way events

Meet Julie Castor, R4K Program Manager

Meet Julie! 

Julie began her career with United Way MV in 2017 as part of United Way's Ready for Kindergarten (R4K) initiative team. She started as a Family School Navigator (FSN) in partnership with the Dolgeville School District and is now the R4K Program Manager, overseeing six FSN's that are working with 11 school districts. She graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College with a degree in Human Services and has 14 years of experience working in public schools.