Wendy Pestrue, J.D.
President and CEO, United Way of Greater Toledo
Wendy Pestrue, J.D., has over 20 years of nonprofit involvement, with expertise in program
development and fundraising, primarily for academic medical centers and universities. She
became President and CEO for United Way of Greater Toledo in February 2018. Her
experience includes notable institutions, such as The Ohio State University Wexner Medical
Center, Temple University College of Medicine, Defiance College and Bon Secours Health
Her noteworthy accomplishments include establishing programs for young adults with autism, a
center for neuromodulation and a stand-alone hospice facility.
She and her husband Justin reside in Ottawa Hills and are excited to be a part of the Toledo