Staff

Kelly Henderson, Esq., CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Kelly is responsible for the oversight of the organization’s total managed financial resources. Her responsibilities also include guidance of United Way's financial planning and investment strategies and development and implementation of fiscal policy.

Kelly’s service with United Way began in 2017. She is a licensed CPA and attorney with more than 18 years of experience in industry, law practice and public accounting, including as general counsel, chief financial officer and as a member of the strategic planning committee for a respected professional services firm. Most recently, Kelly served as general counsel, director of operations and acting CFO for Falls Communications in Cleveland. She had also served as controller for Liggett-Stashower, Inc., a tax manager for SS&G (now known as BDO), a senior consultant and manager for Deloitte and an associate attorney for  Witschey Witschey & Firestine, Co. LPA

Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Akron. She has bar admission and CPA certification in the State of Ohio and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio Society of CPAs.