Cecelia Paolucci

Vice President, Philanthropy

Cecelia Paolucci joined United Way of Peel Region in 2017 as the Vice President, Philanthropy. She provides strategic leadership and oversight to the resource development team, which raises over $11-million annually in diversified revenue.

As a dedicated relationship builder and high-energy fundraiser with over 25 years of leadership experience in the corporate and not-for-profit sector, Cecelia has guided teams through change, empowering staff and volunteers, to achieve their goals. Previously, she led fundraising teams at Canadian Stage and United Way Toronto.

Cecelia is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and holds an MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business. She currently serves on the Board of Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits, a charity that provides management consulting to improve organizational capacity and community impact for organizations that otherwise cannot afford professional consulting services.