Michael Herrera, B.Comm., CPA, CA

Michael joined United Way in August 2009. As vice-president, Finance & Administration, Michael provides strategic leadership in accounting and financial management. He supervises the Finance and Administration department's day-to-day operations and oversees the development and delivery of accurate and relevant reports to United Way stakeholders.

Michael has spent a career in service to the not-for-profit sector, having worked with social services, religious and arts organizations. Most recently, Michael was the interim treasurer at the Anglican Church of Canada. He has held similar positions at YMCA of Greater Toronto and National Ballet of Canada. Previously, Michael was a manager at EY and, as an independent consultant, he supported arts and heritage organizations through the development and delivery of financial and governance training to a variety of organizations throughout the province.

Michael's community involvement includes past governance roles with organizations such as Social Planning Council, Toronto Foundation and Ontario Museums Association. He currently serves on the board of directors for Crow’s Theatre and on the Finance and Property Committee of Sherbourne Health Centre.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants in Ontario since 1996.