President/CEO – Joseph J. Mettimano

President/CEO – Joseph J. Mettimano


Mr. Mettimano has more than three decades of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Central Union Mission, he served in leadership roles with World Vision, UNICEF USA, Prison Fellowship, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Global Impact and a number of award-winning coalitions. With these and other organizations, he has served causes as varied as global poverty, prisoner transformation, malaria, child sex trafficking, child soldiers, homelessness and the environment. He has provided expert testimony before the United States Senate and has been a featured speaker on a variety of topics in venues such as the United Nations, the White House, universities and state capitals around the country.

His personal involvement with the homeless community spans over 20 years, including serving for more than 10 years as a pastor on the streets in Washington, DC, where he led a weekly outreach with food distribution and a time of fellowship. His Christian faith and ministry commitments have allowed him to serve in a variety of ministry roles during the past 25+ years. He is an ordained pastor with the Church of God (Anderson, IN). Mr. Mettimano graduated cum laude from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and he received additional training at The George Washington University.





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