Brian J. G. Lachance, Esquire
Chief of Staff
Mr. Lachance works in matters of policy and administration that include management and coordination of all executive activities, President’s Initiatives, communication, oversight of all Board-related activities, including professional support of the Board Chair.
His 20 years of service to United Way has included leadership positions at two local United Ways—Providence, Rhode Island, where he worked in fund-raising and donor relations; and, Tacoma, Washington, where he led the campaign and marketing departments before serving as interim president and chief executive officer.
Mr. Lachance joined United Way Worldwide (formerly United Way of America) in 1993 as Director of Resource Development, working in the areas of: Fund-raising consultation, on-site analysis, Direct Marketing Collaboration, development of national Ethnic Marketing program, Corporate Retirees Direct Marketing Program and the first Campaign Chair’s Roundtable for Metro IC communities. Mr. Lachance has also provided leadership in research and development of new approaches and strategies for donor interaction, managed the Community Campaign division for the Resource Development group, served as Senior Vice President for Internal Communications. Before coming to the national office, Mr. Lachance served as a trainer for United Way's National Academy for Voluntarism, was a member United Way's Managers’ Advisory Council, served as Co-chairman of the Marketing Roundtable, and was a member of the National Professional Advisory Council for Resource Development.
Mr. Lachance resides in Washington, D.C., received his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and is a member of the Maryland Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.