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President & CEO

St. Cloud, MN, USA

Relocation expenses: Negotiated

CEO/President/Executive Director
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
$121,000 to $140,000 per year

Published on 7 Apr 2023

Expires on 23 Jan 2023

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President & CEO


United Way of Central Minnesota was founded in 1967. Since then, they have put their stamp of hope on the heartland of the state and serve over 176,257 people annually. UWCM has grown from a humble fundraising organization into an effective social task force working alongside legions of people from diverse backgrounds to continue to bring change to Central Minnesota.

UWCM began as United Fund: St. Cloud Area. Run by volunteers, those first efforts were targeted at 15 local agencies and raised more than a quarter million dollars in the inception year of service. The community’s acceptance, support, and enthusiasm for United community-wide initiatives was all the momentum needed to establish what, today, is United Way of Central Minnesota. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, increased donations allowed their focus areas to expand beyond the geography of St. Cloud into the surrounding communities and families. In 2000, the organization officially became United Way of Central Minnesota.

Through concerted efforts, UWCM has strengthened their United approach and priorities to the specific areas of Education, Financial Stability, and Health. Within these focus areas, UWCM supports over 60 programs that impact the lives of their community members, from early childhood programs to housing support and food security.

UWCM enables businesses, partner agencies, and individuals to make an impact alongside their mission by offering a variety of opportunities that appeal to a wide range of preferences and giving styles. UWCM has developed unique ways for individuals and organizations to contribute to the Central Minnesota community — through giving, advocacy, or volunteering. UWCM brings in donations from a variety of streams including workplace giving, corporate partners, recognized givers, and planned giving.

By mobilizing the Caring Power of Central Minnesota, UWCM is able to directly and positively impact the lives of over 175,000 people living in their community annually. They are committed to continually increasing their positive impact in the 39 communities they serve across four counties. UWCM firmly believes that they are able to “serve better, together.”


• Leads and coordinates UWCM’s Leadership Team to provide management, marketing, resource development and systems support to staff and volunteers to accomplish organizational
• Oversees budget and cost management processes
• Acts as the central voice of the organization
• Maintains a leadership role among United Way of Central Minnesota’s constituencies
• Develops & implements Community Impact Strategies to create sustained community change
• Positions United Way of Central Minnesota to impact health and human service issues within the community
• Secures necessary resource development strategies to meet organizational goals


Bachelor’s Degree; Master's Degree preferred

●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.