As Chief Experience Officer (CXO), Stan Little leads all donor-facing functions that impact how the world engages with today’s United Way. He is charged with delivering consistent, compelling and relevant experiences with the United Way and its branded servicesꟷincluding philanthropy, cause-related partnerships and various funding initiativesꟷby individual, corporate and institutional donors, volunteers and partners.
Little leads marketing, communications, donor and investor relations and digital services functions that are critical to delivering a best-in-class donor experience to drive impact, growth and strengthen communities worldwide.
Little has more than 30 years of experience in various venture-backed and Fortune 100 technology companies, holding senior roles in sales, corporate development, business operations and marketing.
Before joining United Way, Little was president of the SunTrust Foundation and led the bank’s philanthropic and community impact work after originally joining the bank as head of marketing strategy and operations.
Prior to joining SunTrust Bank, Little led international marketing at NCR Corporation, responsible for lead generation, thought leadership and brand awareness across the firm’s industry groups globally.
Little has served as an adjunct professor of business management and entrepreneurial strategy at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He has also served in an advisory capacity with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and The College Board. Little formerly served as the chairman of the board of North Fulton Community Charities and currently serves as a member of Emory University Board of Visitors and board member of WellStar North Fulton Hospital. He has also held other director and advisory posts with private companies and nonprofit organizations.
Little earned his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Duke University, Master of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University and Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.