Michael Herrera, B.Comm., CPA, CA

Michael joined United Way Toronto in August 2009. As vice-president, Finance and Administration, Michael provides strategic leadership in accounting and financial management, premises and office administration. He offers hands-on supervision of the Finance Department's day-to-day operations, and oversees the development and delivery of accurate and relevant reports to United Way stakeholders.

Michael has focused his career on the not-for-profit sector, specifically social service, religious and arts organizations. Before joining United Way, Michael was interim treasurer at the Anglican Church of Canada and held similar positions at YMCA of Greater Toronto and National Ballet of Canada. From 2006 to 2009, Michael taught financial management for arts managers at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. As both a manager at EY and an independent consultant, he supported arts and heritage organizations through the development and delivery of financial and governance training to a variety of organizations in Ontario.

Michael's community involvement includes past governance roles with organizations such as Community Social Planning Council Toronto, Toronto Community Foundation and Ontario Museums Association. He currently holds governance roles with Crow's Theatre and Sherbourne Health Centre.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.