Western Family YMCA Welcomes New Executive Director

Newark, DE– The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to welcome Thomas Wallace Sr. as the new Executive Director of the Western Family YMCA branch located at 2600 Kirkwood Highway, in Newark.

Wallace joins the YMCA of Delaware’s team with more than 14 years of experience serving in leadership roles at YMCA branches in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Wallace rose through the YMCA ranks, holding many positions which include Wellness Director, Senior Program Director, Director of Operations, Associate Executive Director, and Executive Director at two branches. Wallace brings a track record of data-driven results, growth in membership and program revenue, improvement in customer service and staff satisfaction while furthering the mission of the YMCA through collaboration with area businesses and community organizations.

“I am thrilled to have a dedicated YMCA veteran with such a wealth of experience joining our Executive Leadership Team,” said YMCA COO Jim Kelly.

Kelly expects Wallace to have a major impact on the Western Y and looks forward to his service as the new Executive Director.

 

About the YMCA of Delaware

The YMCA of Delaware is Delaware’s largest non-profit organization committed to strengthening local citizens through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. With eight branches statewide and an overnight camp and conference center in Worton, Maryland, the Y has developed long-standing relationships and a physical presence in Delaware so it can deliver lasting personal and social change. We are committed to serving everyone – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of every child and teen, improve Delaware’s health and wellbeing and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. www.ymcade.org.

 


Our Mission


The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.

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