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Brian J. G. Lachance

Chief of Staff

Since 1997, Brian has served as United Way of America’s (UWA’s) and United Way Worldwide’s (UWW’s) Chief of Staff. Among his responsibilities, Brian 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 and governance activities, including professional support of the Board Chair. He also briefly served as the interim leader for United Way Worldwide’s Department of Brand Strategy and Marketing.

His previous years of service to United Way have 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.

Beginning in 2002 Brian served as United Way of America’s liaison to United Way International managing the organizations’ joint work in creating a more coordinated global enterprise.  That endeavor resulted in the creation of United Way Worldwide.  Previous work with organization included leadership roles in fund-raising consultation, marketing innovations, communications and corporate relations.

Brian 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.