Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
Marie Therese Dominguez serves as the chief strategy and operations officer at YWCA USA. Marie Therese has worked in the transportation, water and energy infrastructure, safety, and logistics sectors for over 20 years, and she is an expert in federal regulatory compliance, oversight, and enforcement, having served in senior leadership positions at the U.S. Departments of Transportation, and Defense, the United States Postal Service, and the White House. She is experienced in driving business transformation, aligning and leading large organizations, and operating budgets. Throughout her career, she has repeatedly called upon to lead organizations through massive shifts and complexities in the marketplace, while driving innovation to stay ahead in rapidly changing times. From the White House to the board room, she is known for her ability to drive consensus among global players to proactively ameliorate risk, effectuate public policy, enhance safety, engage stakeholders, and cultivate trust. She has a demonstrated track record of increasing efficiency and profitability and positively effectuating public policy.
Marie Therese obtained her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and her B.A. in American Studies from Smith College. Originally from the Southwest, she traces her roots back over six generations in the state of New Mexico.