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February 26, 2024



The Board of Directors of Northern Berkshire United Way (“NBUW”) is excited to announce the appointment of Patti Messina as Executive Director.


Since assuming the role of Interim Director, Patti has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision and dedication to the mission and values of our organization.


“Patti has proven herself to be a strong and capable leader during her tenure as Interim Director.  Her strategic thinking, collaborative approach, and commitment to our organization’s mission has earned the trust and admiration of the board and stakeholders,” said Kelly McCarthy, President of the Board of  Directors.


“I am deeply honored and excited to continue serving Northern Berkshire United Way in the role of Executive Director,” said Patti Messina.  “I am grateful for the trust and confidence placed in me by the Board, and I am committed to leading our organization with integrity, innovation and a commitment to our mission.”


Please join us in congratulating Patti on her well-deserved appointment as the permanent Executive Director of Northern Berkshire United Way.  We are confident that under her leadership, NBUW will continue to thrive and make a positive impact on our community and beyond.


Kelly L. McCarthy

NBUW Board President

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