Charlie Weidanz joined Abilities United as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in July 2014. He has a thirty year history as a successful non-profit leader. As a senior executive, primarily with the YMCA, he has served across the country in a variety of communities including Milpitas, San Francisco, New York City, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. He is effective in leading and partnering with boards, volunteers and staff to communicate the mission and vision of the organization to the community served. He prides himself in creating a collaborative culture at all levels to drive results. His skill set includes financial management, fund development, program creation and execution, and staff development. Throughout his career, he has led teams with one common theme – service to others.