United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) announced Jason Williams as the organization’s new director of donor relationships. At UWSN, he will oversee the organization’s annual fundraising initiatives, Young Philanthropists Society, events, and major gifts program.
Williams brings 13 years of experience in corporate fundraising and business development in the nonprofit and private sector to his new role. Prior to joining UWSN, Williams served as the director of development for the Las Vegas Metro Police Department Foundation (LVMPDF).
Preceding his time at LVMPDF, he worked as the development director for Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson. In his professional fundraising career, Williams has raised more than $15 million in corporate partnerships.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is an advisory board member for the UNLV Customer Experience Program and a member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce President’s Club.
“Through Jason’s philanthropic spirit and extensive background in fundraising for our community, he will ensure our organization and our community partners can continue to support people across the valley,” said Julian High, president and CEO of UWSN. “With his expertise and lasting community partnerships, we look forward to engaging the next generation of philanthropists in southern Nevada and celebrating all who have contributed to our organization for the past 65 years and for many more to come.”