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Elise Buik

President and Chief Executive Officer In March 2005, Elise Buik made history by becoming the first female president and chief executive officer of United Way of Greater Los Angeles.

Maria Wiest

Maria Wiest

Chief Administrative Officer
[Bio coming soon]

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Les Brockhurst

Vice President of Development Les has 25+ years of experience which includes senior executive management positions.

Alicia Lara

Alicia Lara

Vice President of Community Investment Alicia Lara is currently responsible for the development and management of United Way’s grant making and initiatives.

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Mae Tuck

Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Currently the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Mae brings nearly 20 years of for-profit and non-profit marketing and management experience.