Amalgamation in the Charitable Sector. An interview with Ene Underwood, CEO, Habitat for Humanity GTA.
In this episode, David Hutchinson interviews Ene Underwood about the amalgamation of three Habitat for Humanity affiliates to create Habitat for Humanity GTA.
David asks Ene how it felt going through the amalgamation process and what advice she would pass on to other executives who may go through a similar transition.
Ene answers the question, “Should other charity executive leaders and Boards be considering amalgamation?” She outlines the importance of recognizing the key component of leadership to manage the capacity of the organization to take advantage of the opportunities of being larger.
She also explains some cautions for managing expectations and reminds us that through it all, the organizations’ mission matters most.