Luanne Welch is President and CEO of Easterseals UCP North Carolina & Virginia, an industry leader supporting 20,000 children, adults & families living with intellectual and behavioral health challenges. With more than 35 years of non-profit experience,
Luanne is a thought leader, change agent and powerful voice within the national health and human services industry. She is recognized as a turnaround leader with an ability to reorganize financially challenged organizations and reposition them for
sustained, healthy growth.
Devoted to positive change, Luanne actively engages an employee Council around inclusion, diversity, equity, authenticity and learning. This rewarding and humbling journey has deepened her understanding, strengthened her leadership style, and provided meaningful insight for business decisions. A graduate of NC State University, Luanne serves as Board Secretary of i2i Center for Integrative Health, Vice Chair of UCP Regional Affiliate Council, Advisory Board Member for Becoming RentABLE, and Advisory Board Member at Open Minds. Recent awards include Triangle Business Journal 2019 Women in Business and Triangle Business Journal 2022 Leaders in Diversity.