SEATTLE, May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria Chavez Wilcox is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Non-Profit Management. Maria is currently the President and CEO of Childhaven after an illustrious successful career in Senior Leadership Positions with United Ways across the country; including 15 years as President and CEO of the United Way of Orange County.
Childhaven provides an array of care services to neglected, abused and chemically affected babies, toddlers and preschoolers and their families across three centers throughout Washington. It is the leading National agency in therapeutic trauma based practices focused on permanently ending the short and long term effects of this devastating and silent epidemic in our Nation.
Presently, Maria possesses over thirty years of experience as a social service and child welfare advocate, community leader, public speaker, executive and philanthropist. Dedicated to assisting children from all walks of life in ending the cycle of abuse, Maria works in the areas of: community outreach, event planning, fundraising, leadership, nonprofit organizational management, program development, social services, branding, strategic implementation and volunteer management.
The recipient of countless honors and awards, Maria maintains affiliation with the Seattle Downtown Association, NAFE, Seattle Rotary, AFP, and the Women's Funding Alliance. She is also the Chair of Seattle University's Nonprofits School of Management.
Reflecting on her educational career, Maria graduated from Boston University with her Master's degree in Administration and Bachelor of Science in Education. She holds an additional certificate from the Nonprofit Management Institute at Harvard University.
For more information, please visit www.childhaven.org
Contact: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634, firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE The Continental Who's Who