UCP Leadership Team

UCP’s leadership team is comprised of compassionate and talented professionals who have years of experience in each of their respective fields. UCP team members hold a genuine care for people with developmental disabilities like autism, epilepsy, intellectual disability, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.

Doug Bergman

Doug Bergman, President & CEO

Doug was named President/CEO of UCP of Sacramento and Northern California in March 2006. He oversees all operations including fundraising, program development, community relations and program services. As a result of  Doug’s leadership, UCP has expanded its program reach from 1,400 to 6,004 clients. He believes in implementing practices that increase UCP’s efficiencies while meeting the ongoing needs of UCP’s diverse clients.

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E-mail: dbergman@ucpsacto.org


Eric CiampaEric Ciampa, Chief Operating Officer

Eric joined the UCP leadership team in August of 2013 as Associate Chief Operating Officer and transitioned into the role of Chief Operating Officer in November 2014.  He oversees UCP’s programs which currently serve approximately 6,002 clients each month.

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E-mail: eciampa@ucpsacto.org


Kyle SmithKyle Smith, Chief Financial Officer

Kyle has served as the Chief Financial Officer at UCP since 2015 after having worked in a variety of executive business roles for more than 15 years.

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E-mail: ksmith@ucpsacto.org


Laurie GwinnLaurie Gwinn, Director of Human Resources

In November 2007, Laurie joined UCP’s leadership team as the Director of Human Resources. With more than 20 years of human resources managerial experience, Laurie’s experience includes the development and/or revamping of HR departments in both private and public sectors.

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E-mail: lgwinn@ucpsacto.org


Steve HortonSteve Horton, Director of Marketing & Development

Steve joined the UCP leadership team in January 2009 as the Director of Development and Marketing. Since then he has been instrumental in overseeing fundraising efforts and organizing UCP’s annual events. He puts his many years of nonprofit experience to work as he develops new goals and strategies for UCP.

Learn more about Steve
E-mail: SHorton@ucpsacto.org

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