Sheena Wright

President & Chief Executive Officer at United Way of New York City

Sheena Wright

Sheena Wright

President & Chief Executive Officer at United Way of New York City

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Career Highlights

Crave Technologies
United Way of New York City
Abyssinian Development Corporation

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2601

Number of Boards

11

Number of Awards

1

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Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer at AlixPartners LLP

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Co-Founder at StriveTogether

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Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer at Ernst & Young LLP

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Managing Partner, New York at Sidley Austin LLP

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Miranda Partners LLC

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Secretary & Director at United Way of New York City

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Vice Chairman, Eastern Region at Colliers International

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Chief Risk Officer & President-Global Risk, Banking & Compliance Group at American Express Co.

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President & Director at New England Power Company

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Hudson's Bay Co.

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Sheena Wright
President & Chief Executive Officer at United Way of New York City
Education
JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1994

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Women's Forum is a community where preeminent New York women leaders of diverse achievement come together to make a difference for each other and to take an active, leadership role in matters of importance to them.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2012 - Current

United Way of New York City (UWNYC) has been a trusted partner to government, corporations and community-based organizations for nearly 80 years. Serving low-income New Yorkers, UWNYC's collective impact approach enables the diagnosis of neighborhood challenges and the design of solutions to expand education, financial stability and health opportunities. UWNYC then deploys resources and volunteers while also driving policy change that is guided by measured results. UWNYC envisions caring communities where all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives.

Senior Associate
1999 - Prior
Associate
1994 - 1999

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz enjoys a global reputation as one of the world's leading business law firms. Their deep experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance means that they regularly handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. They counsel both public and private acquirors and targets. They also have extensive experience handling sensitive investigation and litigation matters and corporate restructurings, and in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. In addition, their attorneys are thought leaders, speaking and writing frequently in their various areas of expertise.Wachtell Lipton is consistently ranked as the most prestigious and desirable law firm to work for in the United States, thus enabling the firm to attract associates and some of the most outstanding and motivated attorneys and law school graduates in the United States and from around the world.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

TO WORK WITH THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO DEVELOP PROGRAMS AND MAINTAIN RANDALL'S ISLAND PARK.

Member, National Community Advisory Council
2005 - ?

Bank of America Corp. is a bank and financial holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and nonbank financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and All Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers credit, banking, and investment products and services to consumers and small businesses. The Global Wealth and Investment Management provides client experience through a network of financial advisors focused on to meet their needs through a full set of investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products. The Global Banking segment deals with lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services. The Global Markets segment includes sales and trading services, as well as research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity, and equity businesses. The All Other segment consists of asset and liability management activities, equity investments, non-core mortgage loans and servicing activities, the net impact of periodic revisions to the mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation model for both core and non-core MSRs, other liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other. The company was founded by Amadeo Peter Giannini in 1904 is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2014

VERA HELPS LEADERS IN GOV'T AND CIVIL SOCIETY IMPROVE SYSTEMS PEOPLE RELY UPON FOR JUSTICE & SAFETY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

THE OLIVER SCHOLARS PROGRAM PREPARES HIGH-ACHIEVING AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND LATINO STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS AT TOP INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AND PRESTIGIOUS COLLEGES. WE PROVIDE CRUCIAL SUPPORT FOR OUR SCHOLARS SO THAT THEY CAN REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND ULTIMATELY GIVE BACK TO THE CITY, THE NATION, AND THE WORLD.

Member, Community Board 9
Prior

ANHD supports community development in low and moderate income neighborhoods of New York City by providing training and program support to community based groups that work to build and preserve affordable housing.

Member, Advisory Board
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works within the Federal Reserve System and with other public and private sector institutions to foster the safety, soundness and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2006

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. A wide variety of Education and Public Programs bring art alive for the public through lectures, dialogues, performances and on-site and off-site interpretive programs. Museum exhibitions expand personal, public and academic understanding of modern and contemporary art and broaden the scope of art historical literature through the production of catalogues and brochures.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute

$1,400
2009

Senator from New York

Awards & Honors
2006
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
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