Wendy DuBoe is the President and Chief Executive Officer for United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, the largest private funder of health and human services in the Chicago region.
Prior to joining United Way, she was Vice President of the Seminars Program at the Aspen Institute where she oversaw content, operations and marketing for the Institute’s keystone leadership program. As Director of Business Development, she played a leadership role in strategy and business development for Ameritech International in the European market. Wendy started her career as a Program Officer for The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
Ms. DuBoe graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology. She earned her M.A. in International Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Wendy served as a member of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2011 Transition Team, acts as a commissioner of the Governor’s Human Services Commission, and chairs the board of FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Chicago and Cook County. She sits on the Illinois Governing Board for 211 as well as the Governing Board of the State of Illinois Open Door Program Initiative.more » « less