President and CEO, YMCA of the USA
Kevin Washington is president and CEO of YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), since 2015. He previously led YMCA of Greater Boston and YMCA of Greater Hartford, was COO for the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, and held other executive roles with the Chicago and Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCAs. He started as a youth program director at Philadelphia YMCA’s Christian Street branch in 1978. Washington was chairman of the CEO advisory committee that guided the development of Y-USA’s strategic plan for 2014 to 2017, on the Y-USA board from 2004 to 2009, and provided leadership to Y-USA’s National Diversity Initiative, Aquatic Safety Task Force, and National Mentorship Program.