Brian Gallagher

President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way Worldwide

MBA, Emory University. 2008, advised White House Health and Human Services Transition Team. With United Way: championed importance of addressing financial stability, early childhood education and implementing national phone number to connect people with health and community services and volunteer opportunities; raised bar on accountability, governance and transparency standards adopted as requirement of membership for nearly 1,800 local United Ways in more than 40 countries and territories. Member, US President Obama's Committee for Neighborhood and Faith-Based Communities. Former Chairman, Independent Sector. Interests: NGO stakeholders, economic change, gender parity.