December 4, 2023

🔒 New CEO named for Lady Scouts of Wisconsin SE

Lady Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) has a brand new chief government officer. Ana Simpson will begin her position main the nonprofit on Oct. 23.

Simpson most not too long ago served as director of neighborhood and financial improvement on the Wisconsin Housing and Financial Improvement Authority (WHEDA), the place she oversaw neighborhood affairs, occasion administration, and strategic initiatives. Previous to becoming a member of WHEDA, Simpson’s almost 30-year profession spanned key roles in non-profit administration, retail, and monetary providers, a press launch states.

Along with her management roles, Simpson has many years of board-level expertise and volunteer work with organizations like La Casa de Esperanza, La Familia de Arte, Household Companies of Waukesha, and TEMPO, the place she presently serves because the vice chair and sits on the membership committee. She was additionally appointed by Gov. Tony Evers to take a seat on the Governor’s Council on Monetary Literacy and Functionality.

A former Lady Scout troop chief herself for greater than a decade and an energetic mentor to younger skilled ladies, Simpson stated she is worked up to align her ardour for working with and growing women and girls into future neighborhood leaders with the Lady Scout mission.

She succeeds Christy Brown, who served because the group’s CEO for ten years and left earlier this 12 months to turn into president of Alverno Faculty.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to affix GSWISE and to proceed to construct upon its sturdy historical past and legacy serving the neighborhood I’ve known as house for greater than 35 years,” Simpson stated. “I’m excited to work alongside the purpose-driven workforce of employees, volunteers, and neighborhood supporters who’re dedicated to bringing lifechanging experiences, protected areas, and invaluable expertise to the younger ladies in southeastern Wisconsin. I firmly consider that Lady Scouting is the pipeline to constructing sturdy ladies and the subsequent technology of leaders.”

GSWISE stated it performed a nationwide search to fill its prime management place.

“The search committee was impressed with Ana’s dedication to neighborhood service, mentorship at each stage, and execution of complicated strategic initiatives,” stated Nicole Finest, Lady Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast board chair. “Ana’s profession and neighborhood involvement have confirmed her dedication to advancing these round her by heart-led, genuine management. She has a robust imaginative and prescient for the council and might be pivotal to advancing the mission of lady scouting all through southeastern Wisconsin.”