UWGCR Employee Selected for Worldwide Leadership Program

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United Way of the Greater Capital Region Employee Selected for Worldwide Leadership Program

February 15, 2022  |  Albany, NY – Amber Schiller, Chief Financial Officer for United Way of the Greater Capital Region has been selected to participate in United Way’s Advanced Leadership Program. The Advanced Leadership (ALP) program is a year-long leadership development course designed for senior-level professionals who are strong performers and have demonstrated a capacity for leadership. 

“United Way of the Greater Capital Region is proud that Amber Schiller was chosen to be a member of the next class of the Advanced Leadership Program,” Peter Gannon, President & CEO, United Way of the Greater Capital Region. “We are pleased that Amber is among the best and brightest of United Way. It is leaders like Amber who will engage with the next generation of donors and carry our mission forward supporting our community.”

Selection for ALP is based on an individual’s performance, mastery of skills and core competencies, and potential for leadership. Applications come from the nearly 13,000 people serving in local United Ways around the world, and across all departments.  Admission to the program is highly selective, with participation limited to just 18 applicants each year.  

“By putting are people and culture first, ensures our network is building a diverse pipeline of high performing high potential network leaders for our global Network,” said Amy Dinofrio, EVP, Chief People & Culture Officer at United Way Worldwide. “Identifying and supporting high-performing and high-potential talent enables United Way to build a culture of top-performing talent to advance the mission and serve every person in every community.”

The 2022 Advanced Leadership Program runs from February 2022 – November 2022 and requires participants to take part in a series of in-depth learning events. For more information please visit: www.unitedway.org/careers/working-at-united-way 

About United Way

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. With global reach and local impact, we’re making life better for 48 million people annually. United Way is the world's largest privately-funded nonprofit, working in 95% of U.S. communities and 40 countries and territories. That’s why we’re the mission of choice for 2.5 million volunteers, 7.7 million donors , and 45,000 corporate partners. In the wake of COVID-19, we’re helping people stay in their homes, stock their pantries, and protect their lives and livelihoods. And we’re working to build resilient, equitable communities. Learn more at UnitedWayGCR.org