Rashad Cobb to join BCUW as COO
Rashad Cobb to join Brown County United Way as Chief Operating Officer
GREEN BAY — Rashad Cobb is joining the staff of Brown County United Way as its new chief operating officer, Robyn Davis, the organization’s president and CEO, announced today.
In this newly created role, Cobb will work closely the president and CEO to further implement Brown County United Way’s strategic plan and overall personnel management. The chief operating officer will also regularly interact with United Way volunteers while building and maintaining relationships with community stakeholders, donors and the general public.
“I am excited to join Brown County United Way because of the organization’s mission and the people involved at every level of the organization,” said Cobb.
Cobb comes to the United Way from the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation where he was the director of equity and community initiatives, responsible for leading the foundation’s efforts in specific program areas related to equitable practices, nonprofit capacity-building, collective impact work, grantmaking and other community-wide initiatives. Prior to that he worked for several Brown County area nonprofits, providing direct services to people and in management. Among the sectors he worked include youth facing housing insecurity, prison integration programming, youth development, workforce development and programming aimed at eliminating transportation barriers for working families.
Last month Cobb was named Green Bay’s Citizen of the Year for his extensive community involvement which has included, among other activities, serving on more than 13 volunteer committees, boards and task forces during his nearly two decades living in the community.
“We look forward to leveraging Rashad’s demonstrated leadership along with the depth and breadth of his experience for the success of Brown County United Way and the betterment of our community,” said Davis.
Cobb begins his new role at Brown County United Way on September 26.
About Brown County United Way: Brown County United Way unites people, ideas and resources to create community solutions that strengthen every person and community in Brown County. Through direct program support, neighborhood impact initiatives and advocacy efforts, Brown County United Way works to boost the resiliency of individuals and families in need. Its integrated approaches focus on helping individuals around four pillars of success: education, health, financial wellbeing and connection to the community. Brown County United Way’s goal is 10,000 individuals on the path to stability in 10 years.