Greg Wangerin joins USA for UNHCR with 10 years experience as the Executive Director of RefugeeOne and 22 years experience with UNHCR. Greg is also a dedicated advocate on the behalf of people who have fled war, terror and oppression, co-founding The Golden Door Coalition in Chicago in 2010 to urge governmental support to help ensure refugees dignified resettlement.
From 2002 through 2012, Greg led RefugeeOne, a refugee resettlement agency located in Chicago, through organizational growth, re-branding, and expansion of its funding base.
While assigned to UNHCR's Geneva Headquarters, Greg helped raise $1.3 billion to support refugee needs globally. Greg’s extensive career with UNHCR also provided him first-hand experience with several of the most dramatic refugee crises in recent history, including responding to crises in Somalia, Afghanistan, Vietnam and more.
Greg attended the University of Illinois in Chicago, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. He completed the Non-Profit Executive Management Program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Director, Corporate Partnerships
Director, Foundation Relations
Director, Finance and Business Operations
Director, Human Resources and Administration
National Manager, Face-to-Face Fundraising
Manager, Annual Giving
Officer, Corporate Partnerships
Specialist, Human Resources and Administration
Manager, Face-to-Face Field Support