Chief Operating Officer

Beth Gignac, Chief Operating Officer at United WayBeth Gignac joined United Way of Calgary and Area in October 2016. With over 20 years of leadership experience, working across government organizations in both Alberta and Ontario, Beth is a high energy, collaborative leader with a passion for building strong, resilient communities.

Throughout her career, Beth has been recognized as an “intrapreneur” and a catalyst for action. Prior to joining United Way, Beth enjoyed a career in municipal government.

Beth’s passion for collaboration and strategic visioning make her an exceptional facilitator of change. Her mission-based and emotionally intelligent approach to leadership, as well as her entrepreneurial approach to strategic planning and service development make her a great asset to United Way.