Gloria Pace King

Mar 1, 2010

United Way takes on change

Charged with fixing an organization stunned by a compensation scandal and the recession, the new executive director at United Way of Central Carolinas aims to transform the charity by communicating better with donors, break down walls within the organization and focusing on urgent community needs.

Sep 8, 2009

New chief aims to reinvent United Way

As it kicks off its annual fund drive, Charlotte’s United Way faces the immediate task of raising money for critical health and human services and the larger challenge of rebuilding community trust.

May 29, 2009

United Way chair upbeat on turnaround

United Way of Central Carolinas has rebuilt itself as a leaner, more open and more effective organization and is headed for recovery, its board chair says.

Jan 2, 2009

King leaves mixed legacy at United Way

Ousted as CEO in Charlotte, N.C., in a controversy over her compensation, Gloria Pace King was seen as a successful fundraiser and exacting manager.

Dec 19, 2008

King says nonprofits pay too little

Ousted last August as CEO of United Way of Central Carolinas over her compensation, Gloria Pace King says in an exclusive interview that she helped raise awareness about the need for better pay for nonprofit professionals.

Dec 18, 2008

United Way CEO shaped own compensation, report says

The board of United Way of Central Carolinas showed a lack of knowledge and sensitivity in approving the $2.1 million compensation package for ousted CEO Gloria Pace King, an independent review panel says.

Sep 19, 2008

Charlotte United Way names review panel

The panel will study the events leading up to the controversy surrounding the compensation package for ousted CEO Gloria Pace King.

Jun 27, 2008

United Way CEO gets big benefits boost

Gloria Pace King, president of United Way of Central Carolinas in Charlotte, received a boost in benefits to more than $800,000, igniting a controversy.