Daryle W. Unseld Jr., Chief Equity Officer, Metro United Way

Daryle W. Unseld Jr. serves as chief equity officer for Metro United Way – charged with providing executive leadership, strategy development, planning, execution and accountability for Metro United Way’s focus on internal and external equity, diversity and inclusion.

Prior to his service at Metro United Way, the 11-year U.S. Air Force veteran held positions in Louisville Metro Government and the YMCA of Greater Louisville.

Daryle earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisville, a Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Leo University and Certificates in Nonprofit Executive Leadership and Fundraising Management from Indiana University School of Philanthropy.

Daryle is a member of numerous civic and professional organizations including, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, 100 Black Men of Louisville, the National Black MBA Association, and Louisville Chapter of the NAACP.  He currently serves on the governing boards of the West Louisville Performing Arts Academy and the 15,000 Degrees Steering Committee. He was selected as a 2015-16 Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), Connecting Leaders Fellow, 2018 Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellow and 2019 BMe Vanguard Fellow. He and his wife Cecily are proud parents of two daughters, Jasmyne and Natalia.