Meet Ginny

Virginia (Ginny) R. Finn, JD, President and CEO

Working with the Board of Directors and a seasoned executive team, Ginny Finn leads YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s efforts to build a more just and economically vibrant region that is accessible to all.  She also oversees communications and fund development strategies to secure the resources essential to YWCA SEW’s mission.  An attorney with 25+ years of experience in the arts, education and social services, Ginny served as executive director of ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis for nearly a decade, and has led fund development efforts in Connecticut, New York City and metro-Milwaukee.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Breast Cancer Coalition and the IBC Network Foundation, as well as serves as co-chair of the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Community Advisory Board. Past community service includes the Boards of Directors of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin and the Fair Wisconsin Education Fund.

Ginny earned a BA from Coe College, a MA from Purdue University and a JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School.  She is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management program. Ginny is an avid scuba diver and with her husband, a “recovering” home renovator.