Episode 201. Theresa Reno-Weber – Past President/CEO, Metro United Way (2017-2021)
The desire to serve her community and significantly impact more people fuels Theresa Reno-Weber to excel.
Recently named president and CEO of Metro United Way, which serves counties across Kentucky and southern Indiana, Theresa has a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. She most recently SERVED the Louisville Metro Government, where she oversaw the Office of Performance Improvement and Innovation (OPI2), the Department of Information Technology, and the Department of Human Resources.
At Louisville Metro Government, Theresa led the launch of Louisville’s internationally recognized LouieStat program, which provides data to track, analyze and manage city government transparently and effectively. In 2015, Government Technology magazine named her one of the Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers. In 2016, she received the Best of Kentucky Visionary award.
In the private sector, Theresa worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
She has spoken internationally and nationally on performance management, data-driven decision-making, and culture change and co-authored a chapter in the book “Beyond Transparency.”
A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and former lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard, she was deployed to the Persian Gulf and was on the first Coast Guard cutter to circumnavigate the globe. Reno-Weber also served as a sea marshal post-9/11.
She earned a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Active in the Girl Scouts, she now serves on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. She earned the Girl Scout Gold Award while in high school. Reno-Weber also serves on the boards of Actors Theatre and The Drucker Institute.
She lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with her husband and three children.
an accomplished sports journalist, TV host, & media personality-recognized for her expertise in sports broadcasting. With her skills she developed a passion for sports early on & cultivated her love for football=mainly NFL!