United Way of Greater Greensboro Names McCain '87 President and CEO

08/25/2023 Alumni

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2023) – United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) announced that Frank McCain Jr. ‘87 has been named president and CEO, effective Aug. 21, to lead the organization’s strategy to end local poverty.

“United Way is uniquely suited to play a critical role in the advancement of our community. I look forward to continuing our partnerships and strengthening our collaborations with individuals and organizations that share our vision of reducing poverty in Greensboro,” said McCain. “Our United Way will continue to use data to inform our decisions and we will look for innovative solutions that will yield our community the best return on the investment of their dollars. Together, we can truly Live United and in the process, build a lasting legacy for those that will come behind us.”

Earlier in his career with United Way, McCain served for more than 10 years as vice president of Community Investment and Impact. In this role, McCain was responsible for administering UWGG’s community investments on an annual basis to address human service needs facing the Greensboro community. Before starting his non-profit career, McCain held several positions in banking and financial services.

McCain was selected and approved as president and CEO by the UWGG Board of Directors.

Board chair Michele Deuterman, who served on the search committee said, “We are thrilled to have Frank rejoin the United Way team and look forward to the organization’s continued impact in our local community under his leadership.”

McCain earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He also has experience in the financial services industry where he managed assets of high net-worth individuals and corporate clients. His impressive experience also includes board memberships on the Greensboro Police Foundation, North Carolina A&T Aggie Athletic Foundation, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Better Business Bureau Education Foundation, International Civil Rights Center & Museum, YMCA of Greensboro, Reading Connections, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Greensboro Center City Corp., and Greensboro Housing Authority.

Additionally, McCain is an Elder and member of the Presbyterian Church of the Cross, C.W. Lawrence Masonic Lodge, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

McCain resides in Greensboro with his wife, the Rev. Vicki Hinton McCain ‘87. They have two adult children, Taylor and Mac McCain ‘20. Taylor, a 2016 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the chief operating officer for a privately owned snack food company in Miami and Mac is a professional football player in the NFL.

McCain is the son of Franklin McCain Sr., an American civil rights activist and one of The A&T Four. The A&T Four are known for staging the lunch counter sit-in at the Woolworth store, now the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.

The public is invited to meet McCain during a virtual lunch and learn Thursday, Sept. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. by registering at www.UnitedWayGSO.org/CEO.

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