Gary Henderson - President & CEO

Gary HendersonE-mail: Gary@UnitedWayDenton.org
Phone: 940-566-5851 Ext. 104
Twitter: @garyhenderson
LinkedIn: uwdcceo

Gary Henderson became United Way of Denton County's President and CEO in 2011. Prior to leading the United Way of Denton County team, Gary served as CEO at Communities In Schools of North Texas for nine years where he led this Denton County-based non-profit organization focused on dropout prevention to growth of more than 500%. Prior to entering the non-profit sector in 2003, Gary enjoyed a successful 17-year career in the for-profit sector at Price Waterhouse as a Senior Manager leading Investment Management and Security Operations engagements and also at Bank of America where he served as Senior Vice President leading the Private Bank Technology & Operations teams in the Wealth Management Division of the bank.

A long time donor to United Ways since the beginning of his career, Gary brings a bias for growth, a passion for helping people and a deep desire to leverage his skills and experiences to foster cross-sector collaborations that lead to improved and transformed lives for people living in Denton County.  He serves as a board member of North Central Texas Workforce Development Board, board member of United Ways of Texas, board member of the North Texas Low Income Tax Payer Clinic and board chair-elect of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, Gary is a 2014 Graduate of Leadership Denton, was recognized by the Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce in 2011 as Citizen of the Year for his work with Communities In Schools of North Texas and is a past board member of Texas Association of Partners in Education. Gary and his wife Pamela have called Denton County home since 1989 and enjoy time with their two adult children, Lindsay and Mark.

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