United Way Welcomes New Board Members Erin Zylman and Patrick Waterman

Greater Ottawa County United Way would like to announce the addition of Erin Zylman and Patrick Waterman to its Board of Directors. Erin and Patrick will each serve a three-year term.

Erin Zylman is a financial advisor for Edward Jones and has worked in the investment industry for more than 15 years. Erin attended Spring Arbor University and holds Series 7 and 65 licenses, as well as the Certified Financial Planner designation. She has also served as a community investment panel member for Greater Ottawa County United Way for more than 10 years. Erin and her husband Steve have four children. Erin enjoys traveling, attending concerts, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Patrick Waterman has served as the City Manager for the City of Hudsonville since 2010. During his time there, Patrick has led the city’s effort to implement a bold redevelopment plan for their downtown which includes attracting new mixed-use buildings, affordable housing developments, public transportation and other place-making initiatives. Prior to serving in Hudsonville, Patrick worked for Grand Haven Charter Township as their Community Development Director for eight years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Michigan State University, and a Masters of Public Administration from Grand Valley State University.