Chief Executive Officer
Mary has worked with Campaign for Working Families since 2005 serving as the Executive Director for four (4) tax seasons. In 2016 she transitioned to President/CEO and leads an office staff of six along with 65+ consultants, tax law trainers, tax site management teams, auditors and 850+ volunteers. She continues to uphold the vision of a year-round tax program and is currently designing a strategy for implementation and growth of the Campaign for Working Families as a whole. Mary continues to oversee evaluation, data analysis and program review throughout the year; creates the budget; monitors budget compliance; is the spokesperson to media, community, and national entities. She tirelessly advocates for increased funding to continue providing services at no cost to the communities we serve.
Eric began his work with Campaign for Working Families while completing his degree in accounting from Temple University, and joined the team full time thereafter. A key member of the Management Team, Eric is responsible for accounting and financial management. His primary focus is the efficient acquisition and deployment of both short and long term financial resources to ensure the objectives of the Campaign are achieved.
Volunteer & Special Projects Manager
Jonathan joined the CWF management team in July 2015 after working as a Site Manager for the Lighthouse tax site in North Philadelphia. Jonathan brings with him years of organizational management and community organizing experience, making him a great fit to manage and coordinate the recruitment and retention of the Campaign’s amazing pool of volunteers.
North Central Financial Center Manager
Michelle provides coordination, organization and supervision for all aspects of the Campaign’ year round tax site. Michelle is ultimately responsible for maintaining the quality procedures and processes required by the IRS and Campaign to ensure the overall accuracy of tax returns prepared and e-filed at the site. Michelle gained her experience working with Opportunity Service Corporation with a background in HUD Recertification.
Director of Partnerships
Graham is responsible for developing the sustainable partnerships that allow Campaign for Working Families to offer their clients a broad array of no-cost financial services. As Interim Director of Asset Development, he supervises all Resource Managers, who offer a variety of asset building tools to tax clients, such as savings programs, public benefit enrollment, workshop registration, and referrals to partner agencies. After the tax season, Graham manages all aspects of Individual Development Account (IDA) program and directs client financial education offerings (workshops, counseling, credit assessment, case management). Graham came to CWFI in October 2018 after serving as the Administrator of Taxpayer Assistance Programs for the City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue where he managed the You Earned It Philly EITC awareness and Free Tax Prep program. He also worked to expand and streamline Philadelphia residents’ access to public benefits in previous positions with the City of Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity and at Benefits Data Trust. Graham holds a BA in History from Dickinson College.
Southern NJ Operations Manager
Mike joined the team after volunteering in Cape May County. He has oversight of all operational functions for the three counties in the Southern NJ region (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland Counties), particularly planning, implementation and evaluation of tax services. He moved to Wildwood Crest in 2017 from Maryland where he was the Executive Director of MakingChange, a nonprofit organization that provides financial wellness programs including a Tax Site. He also currently serves as the Executive Director of the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation, a nonprofit which promotes the connections between the Coast Guard families and the people of Cape May County. His previous experience included corporate finance positions with General Electric and America Online before earning his Certified Financial Planner™ designation to work with wealth management firms. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and completed the MBA Fellows program at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. He is also a graduate of the Leadership Howard County Premier Class of 2014 and the Leadership Cape May County Class of 2018.
Asset Development Manager
Burt provides asset building resources to CWF’s client base to assist in the attainment and sustainability of clients’ financial goals, including IDA Savings programs and public benefits assessments. Burt joined the program as a tax intern in 2017, developing his knowledge of tax law and operations through learning the various operations of CWF’s main tax site. Additionally, Burt is responsible for onboarding the seasonal Resource Specialist position, ensuring fluidity of resource building operations.
Eche is the newest staff member of the campaign family. Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Eche grew up and schooled in Nigeria where he graduated with a Bachelors in Electrical Electronic with a Major in Telecom and Electronic. Eche is responsible for IT management and equipment procurement and also serves as the office manager. His primary focus is efficiently managing all IT/office resources to ensure the objectives of CWF are achieved.