Former United Way executive to lead local Girl Scouts council

msprice@charlotteobserver.comDecember 12, 2013 

The Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council has named former United Way executive Angela Hubbard Woods as new CEO, replacing Sally Daley. She starts Jan. 15.

Woods has most recently been CEO of the Girl Scouts Heart of the South Council in Memphis, Tenn., a job she began in 2010.

However, her past experience includes 10 years (1997 to 2007) working at United Way of Central Carolinas, including senior vice president of Community Building & Administration. She was also chief executive officer and chief operating officer of the United Way of the National Capital Area in Washington, D.C., from 2007 to 2010.

Before joining United Way of Central Carolinas, Woods worked from 1992 to 1997 for Charlotte-based Bank of America, including roles in retirement planning and investments, and global finance recruiting.

Daley announced in July that she was stepping down after five years of leading the organization, so she could spend more time with her family. Daley has been involved with Girl Scouting for 35 years, including 11 years as part of the agency’s staff.

The Hornets’ Nest Council encompasses eight counties and serves more than 16,000 girls and 7,000 volunteers.

Woods is a native of Detroit and earned her master’s in business administration in finance from Clark Atlanta University and a law degree from the University of Georgia.

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