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UC Nwaekwe

UC Nwaekwe

Human Resources Generalist

UC is a Human Resources Generalist for Friends of the Children. UC currently lives right outside Dallas, Texas. She lived in Portland for 12 years and worked at the Portland Center for Performing Arts for six years. She oversaw the “Summer Arts on Main” program, which sponsored free arts/crafts activities for children in the Portland area. She relocated to Dallas and worked as a Director for Spa Nordstrom at Galleria, Dallas. During that time, she also attended and graduated from University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Business Administration concentrating in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (OBHR). She worked in the financial sector as a Benefits Analyst for the next two years.

UC loves to eat, listen to audiobooks/podcasts, and watch British mysteries. She is also a practicing Stoic. Her favorite professional quote is: “95 percent of my assets drive out the gate every evening. It’s my job to maintain a work environment that keeps those people coming back every morning.” – Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS