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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announces Harry McCloskey as Chief Operating Officer

PHILADELPHIA, PA  - United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announces Harry McCloskey, PhD as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Leveraging a fifteen-year career in healthcare administration, McCloskey brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in strategic planning, change management, and executive leadership.

As Chief Operating Officer, McCloskey will collaborate closely with the CEO to translate the strategic vision of UWGPSNJ into operational success, with responsibility for continuous planning, forecasting, assessment, and adjustment of organizational performance.

“We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Harry as our new Chief Operating Officer. His talent for translating vision and strategy into tangible, effective execution truly sets him apart. Harry's unwavering focus on connecting the dots allows him to tackle the most complex and challenging problems facing Greater Philadelphia. We believe his strategic leadership will not only drive operational excellence but also make a significant impact on the community we serve." said Bill Golderer, CEO & President of UWGPSNJ. 

Most recently, McCloskey served as Chief Operating Officer at Jefferson Einstein Montgomery Hospital, where he led a complex and growing hospital and outpatient network focused on improving care and access to the communities in Montgomery County, PA.

“Through accountability, transparency, and clear operational plans, we can transform the most complex problems facing our region," said McCloskey. "Together, across all sectors, we can improve the health and well-being of our communities.  I look forward to utilizing my leadership and experience to contribute to United Way's poverty-fighting mission.”

McCloskey holds dual doctorates in Complex Systems Leadership from Thomas Jefferson University and in Business Administration from Wilmington University. He also holds an MBA from Rowan University.

Additionally, McCloskey is an adjunct faculty member at Rowan University and serves on various advisory boards.  

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