United Way for Southeastern Michigan is announcing the resignation of its President and CEO Dr. Herman Gray, who has accepted an offer to serve as chairman of the department of pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Prior to joining United Way, Dr. Gray spent his entire career focused on the needs of children and families as a pediatrician, business administrator, and executive of health system. While he was not actively seeking a new opportunity, his background uniquely qualifies him for this new role to address a need critical to the care of children in our community.
To ensure continuity and the transition of a new CEO, the United Way board has begun implementing its CEO Succession Plan.
The Board is very appreciative of Dr. Gray’s leadership and impact to United Way and the communities it serves, and wishes him well in the next phase of his career.
For media inquiries, contact Vickie Winn at (313) 288-0898.
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About United Way for Southeastern Michigan
United Way for Southeastern Michigan mobilizes the caring power of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to improve lives in measurable and lasting ways throughout the region. The organization is led by a diverse group of volunteers from business, labor, government, human services, education and the community. United Way provides opportunities to invest in the metropolitan Detroit community through volunteerism, advocacy and its annual campaign. United Way is a leader in convening partners to achieve positive outcomes around Health, Education, and Economic Prosperity. For more information, visit www.UnitedWaySEM.org.