Meet United Charitable

We are very proud to introduce to you the people without whom we couldn’t serve the needs of our trusted advisors, donors, and program managers at United Charitable.

CEO & Board of Directors

Our board members bring an incredibly diverse breadth of experience to United Charitable. Their leadership, insight, and commitment to philanthropy allow us to carry out our mission of making high-impact giving both simple and meaningful.

Chief Executive Officer

Julia Healey

Bruce McClintock
Board Chairman, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Endowment & Investment Committee

Bruce McClintock

Geoff Brown
Vice Chairman, Endowment & Investment Committee, Audit Committee

Geoff Brown

Matteo Sabattini
Board Treasurer, Executive Committee, Audit Committee

Matteo Sabattini, Ph.D.

Lyn Haston
Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Nominating Committee,

Lyn Haston

Joan Townsend
Nominating Committee, Program Committee

Joan Townsend

Emily High Daniels
Audit Committee, Endowment & Investment Committee

Emily High Daniels

Endowment & Investment Committee, Audit Committee

Dennis Kelly

Board Member

Aejaz Dar

Board Member, Program Committee

Renuka Racha, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Julia Healey

Julia Healey casts the overall vision for United Charitable. In her role as CEO, Mrs. Healey oversees the implementation of strategic initiatives and works closely with United Charitable’s Board of Directors to grow the organization. Julia Healey oversees the donor advised funds and investment relationships with Wealth Advisors for United Charitable. She has been a part of our organization since 2005. Ms. Healey holds a B.S. in Business Administration in Accounting and Finance and an MBA specializing in Finance.

Board Chairman, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Endowment & Investment Committee

Bruce McClintock

Brigadier General, USAF (Ret) | CEO, Zenith Advisors Group | Colorado Springs, CO

Bruce McClintock brings an incredibly diverse set of leadership skills to his position as Vice Chair, having served in roles from Brigadier General in the United States Air Force to the CEO of Zenith Advisors Group. Time and again, Mr. McClintock has led teams to excellence and greater performance, motivating others to achieve personal and professional goals.

Vice Chairman, Endowment & Investment Committee, Audit Committee

Geoff Brown

Partner | Withum and Brown | Bethesda, MD

For over 30 years, Geoff Brown has worked closely with businesses across many industries to help them reach and exceed their financial goals. He specializes in working with family businesses to create strategic succession plans, develop helpful governance structures, and pass their wealth on to future generations. Mr. Brown also helped launch the Greater Washington DC Family Business Alliance.

Board Treasurer, Executive Committee, Audit Committee

Matteo Sabattini, Ph.D.

Director IP Policy | Ericsson Inc. | Washington, DC

Matteo Sabattini comes to United Charitable’s board with an extensive electrical engineering background, strong business acumen, and broad expertise in intellectual property licensing and transactions. Dr. Sabattini excels in collaborating with stakeholders across divisions, functional groups and external entities.

Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Nominating Committee,

Lyn Haston

General Manager | ERA Sellers & Buyers Real State | El Paso, TX

Ly Hanston brings extensive experience in not-for-profit board work and organizational management from his work with the YMCA, various Chambers of Commerce and his 32 years in real estate law, construction, and management. An initial Board member of United Charitable and its Chair person for the past 4 years Lyn provides historical perspective.

Nominating Committee, Program Committee

Joan Townsend

Board Chair | Retrak America | Washington, DC

Joan Townsend serves as Board Chair of Retrak America, an organization that seeks to transform the lives of street children in Africa and South America from one of isolation, poverty, abuse and fear into an empowered life within a safe permanent family or independent living. Retrak provides vulnerable children with safe housing, medical care, education, counseling and skills training.

Audit Committee, Endowment & Investment Committee

Emily High Daniels

Strategic Advisor | Brown Advisory | Chevy Chase, MD

Emily High Daniels brings over 15 years of wealth planning experience to her work with United Charitable. She specializes in the development of multi-generational estate and philanthropic planning strategies, and is passionate about ‘next-gen’ philanthropy, impact investing and social entrepreneurship.

Endowment & Investment Committee, Audit Committee

Dennis Kelly

Strategic Advisor | Incenta | Washington DC

Dennis Kelly is a businessman and pioneer in the development of health care finance strategies and health insurance programs. His work has transformed the way businesses approach healthcare planning. Dennis holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) from the American College. Mr. Kelly has invaluable insight in areas of transparency and governance.

Board Member

Aejaz Dar

Attorney | Yates Campbell & Hoeg LLP | Fairfax, VAC

Aejaz Dar has almost two decades of experience in estate and philanthropic planning and estate administration and, with that, has worked with families in developing strategies to transfer wealth in a manner that is consistent with their values, goals, and objectives. Mr. Dar received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from NYU School of Law.

Board Member, Program Committee

Renuka Racha, MBA

Consultant | Mobile, Wireless & Telecommunications Industry

Renuka Racha is a dynamic strategy and business leader with a strong technical background, product management & business development experience in mobile, wireless, and telecom technologies. She excels in building cross-functional teams and creating strategic partnerships to successfully market innovative products and solutions. Renuka came to the US in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and became a naturalized US Citizen. She strongly believes in giving back to the community, and was an active member of the charitable contributions committee in her previous company, participated in several community events in the past 15 years. She also works with a couple of non-profit organizations that provide K-12 education & all-round development of children from economically challenged families in her home town in India.