URBAN LEAGUE WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT/CEO, WILLIAM T. McDANIEL III.
Austin, TX, MONDAY, March 12, 2012—After conducting a nationwide search, the Austin Area UrbanLeague (“AAUL”) is pleased to announce William “Teddy” McDaniel III as the organization’s new presidentand CEO. Mr. McDaniel has extensive experience in both public and private sector leadership roles. Hejoins the AAUL after serving as chief operating officer of the Greater Phoenix Urban League. In this role,he successfully managed program development, strategic planning and database/performancemanagement, and special events. In addition, he spent 15 years in the financial service industry,concentrating in the Franchise Business sector. From 2004-2008 he was an assistant vice president ofsales for GE Capital where he originated and underwrote over $100 million in real estate and commercialloans to small and medium size franchise businesses. He began his professional career in New York atChase Manhattan Bank after graduating with honors from Morehouse College with a BA in Finance.
Mr. McDaniel is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and has served on a number of boardsincluding 100 Black Men of Stamford, CT and Premier Charter School (Phoenix, AZ).
“The Austin Area Urban League is poised for growth and ready to expand its efforts meeting the needs of Central Texas’ most vulnerable populations. Teddy’s innovative ideas, effective management style andpassion for community service advocacy make him the best candidate to meet this challenge,” said Dr.Gregory J. Vincent, Urban League chairman of the board and vice president for diversity and communityengagement at The University of Texas at Austin.
“It’s an honor and privilege to lead such a venerable institution in the Austincommunity. The fight for economic equality for underserved communities has never been more critical to urban stability across the country. I’m excited tobecome a partner in furthering this essential mission” said AAUL President,Teddy McDaniel.
About the AAUL
Locally, since 1977, the mission of the Austin Area Urban League has been to assist African Americans and all other under-served Austin-area residents in the achievement of societal and economic equality by focusing on educational improvement, employment readiness, health and wellness, and the preservation of affordable housing, annually serving for more than 5,000 clients across all programs.