Angie Matthiessen Selected for LEAD Program

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United Way of Charlotte County Executive Director Angie Matthiessen Selected for Worldwide Leadership Program


Port Charlotte, Fl  (August 19, 2019) – Angie Matthiessen, Executive Director of the United Way of Charlotte County has been selected to participate in United Way’s Leaders Engaged in Accelerated Development (LEAD) program. The LEAD program is United Way’s exclusive engagement and professional development platform designed for high-performing and high-potential individuals who are committed to building their career within United Way.


“United Way of Charlotte County is proud that Angie was chosen to be a part of the LEAD program,” says Harvey Goldberg, board chair, United Way of Charlotte County. “We are pleased that Angie is recognized as a high-potential and high-performing United Way colleague. It is leaders like Angie who take part in programs like this that will carry our mission into the 21st century.”


Selection for the LEAD program is based on performance, potential, core competencies and a passion for the mission of United Way. Applications for the program come from the worldwide network of 12,850 professional staff and are open to those working across all departments and groups.


“As we continue to digitally transform our organization, United Way must continuously develop our leadership for the sustainability of our network,” said Amy Dinofrio, Vice President of Human Resources, Talent and Board Development at United Way Worldwide. “Supporting high-performing and high-potential employees enables us to build a culture of top performing talent and sustainable leadership that ensures we will continue to effectively serve the unmet needs of every person in every community.”


The 2019-2020 LEAD program runs August 2019 – July 2020 and provides participants with a series of in-depth learning and development sessions. For more information, please visit:


About United Way

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Supported by millions of volunteers and donors worldwide, United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. United Way is engaged in 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities. United Way partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labor leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more. For more information about United Way, please visit or follow on Twitter: @UnitedWay and #LiveUnited.

About the United Way Charlotte County

“United Way of Charlotte County mobilizes the power of our community to break the cycle of poverty by bringing together local agencies, corporations, donors, volunteers and government to create lasting social change. Our work and our investments stay right here, supporting thousands of people every year.”  For more information about United Way Charlotte County, please visit, or call 941-627-3539.