Lisa Carreño

Lisa Carreño
United Way of the Wine Country
President & CEO

Board member since 2015

Lisa Carreño has been an attorney and a non-profit and community leader on both the east and the west coasts. She joined United Way of the Wine Country as its President and CEO in August 2018. Over these past four years, Lisa has led United Way through emergencies, disasters, and the pandemic to help build an aligned, integrated, and profitable foundation that serves this five-county region – Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties – as the leading philanthropic agent for equity-centered systems change and family financial stability.

Lisa is the Chair for Los Cien Sonoma County and serves on the boards of directors for Forget Me Not Farm Children’s Services, Community Foundation Sonoma County, Sonoma County Secure Families Collaborative, and the Pepperwood Preserve Foundation.

She celebrates her 32nd anniversary with her wife, Lorene Irizary, later this summer.