Our Leadership

Bob Morgan
President & CEO

Bob’s primary goal is to strengthen United Way so it can be a powerful catalyst for positive change in our community and is actively engaging the community to create measurable, sustainable change. As the past Chief Operating Officer for United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, Bob was instrumental in the turnaround and transformation of this organization. After ten years of declining revenue, working with the President and the Board, Bob helped to grow this organization into a highly successful United Way. After five years of positive growth, this organization is now making a difference through its Community Impact Model. Bob launched the planned giving and endowment initiative raising $6 million in the first 18 months. Bob has a Masters of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and has completed programs at the Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. A proud father of five, in his spare time Morgan enjoys spending time with his wife and their children. 

 

Chris Cappas
Vice President, Volunteer Engagement & Human Resources

Chris has a very unique role of implementing best practice human resources strategies while creating meaningful, impactful volunteer opportunities that engage local volunteers and corporations throughout the nation to make a profound impact in Southern Nevada. She has over 25 years of leadership experience in a diverse spectrum of industries including retail, airlines, gaming and non-profit. Previously, as the Vice President of Employment & Training, Las Vegas Region for Caesars Entertainment, Chris managed the largest employment center in Las Vegas and the recruitment and training of over 6,000 employees annually. During this time, she also developed strong community relationships by creating the annual Career & Resource Event, Back to School Resource Fair, and the UNLV Mentorship program for all employees in the Las Vegas region. She has earned countless awards for her deep community involvement and mentorship of young professionals. She is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a Professional in Human Resources Certification.

Terri Janison
Vice President, Community and Government Relations

Terri’s strong interest in what is best for children guides her decisions on both a personal and professional level. A child advocate for over 25 years, Terri has worked in the private and public sectors on behalf of children. As Vice President, Community Development for United Way of Southern Nevada, Terri advocates on education, health and financial stability issues for underserved children and families. Janison served on Governor Brian Sandoval’s senior staff in Community Relations and in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. She also served in an elected position on the Clark County School Board for five years, the last two as president. Her involvement with Action for Healthy Kids was instrumental in improving the nutritional standards for students throughout the district and state. When not advocating for children, she loves to run, hike and off-road in her jeep with her husband of 25 years and their two children.

John Johnson
Vice President, Finance

John Johnson (JJ) joined UWSN in March of 2000 as an Accounting Associate. In his current position as the Vice President of Finance, JJ ensures the accuracy and integrity of how donor dollars are invested throughout the community and oversees the Finance team. He is responsible for the organization’s monthly financial statements that are presented to the Board of Directors, year-end audited financials and budget. JJ graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Prior to his career with United Way, JJ worked in accounting and sales at Ortho Pharmaceutical (Johnson & Johnson) before moving to Las Vegas in the early 1990s. JJ is a huge New England Patriots fan who grew up in the Boston area.  He enjoys fishing, snowmobiling and watching the NFL. His true passion has been volunteering for the past 15 years at a children’s camp that provides sick children the opportunity to play, laugh and have fun.  

Elaina Mulé
Vice President, Collective Impact and Social Innovation 

Elaina Mulé will collaborate with UWSN community partners and actively engage the community to create measurable results. She will help mobilize the community to make effective collective decisions through the use of information, research and data. Mulé has an M.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations with concentrations in Labor Economics and International & Comparative Labor from Cornell University. She brings a strong foundation to create strategies that will help move people out of poverty. In her previous role at United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, Mulé directed research projects and helped to create a highly successful Community Report Card Series, which was instrumental in building awareness for community issues and shaping strategies to help solve those issues. She also spearheaded a pilot project using human centered design with a broad community coalition to develop transportation solutions to help low-income pregnant mothers access prenatal care.
 

Angel Williams
Vice President, Donor Engagement 

As the Vice President of Donor Engagement, Angel Williams will lead United Way’s comprehensive annual fundraising campaign involving corporations, foundations and individuals. In her role she will also oversee United Way’s Leader Networks including the Tocqueville Society, Women’s Leadership Council and Young Philanthropists Society. Responsible for creating donor engagement strategies, Angel will work to grow resources while building enduring relationships in the community. Previously, Williams served as the Chief Development Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada where she was responsible for all fundraising and donor engagement strategies. During her tenure, she procured a $5.5 million grant and brought in over $200,000 of new corporate and foundation funding. Prior to her role at Boys & Girls Clubs, Williams developed a corporate community relations plan that effectively increased community revenue and engagement at Miracle Mile Shops. With a Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication degree from San Diego State University, Williams has a strong marketing and communications background. Williams has also served as United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council chair and has supported United Way since 2012.