YMCA of Greater Charlotte announces new president
Sue Glass will be the organization’s first female leader.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The YMCA of Greater Charlotte announced its next president and CEO on Monday.
Sue Glass, currently the president and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, will be the organization’s first female leader, stepping into the role on Jan. 15, 2024.
“Sue’s background and skill set represent exactly what we were looking for in the Y’s next leader,” said Charles Bowman, board chair for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. “I’m confident that she is the best person to take on this exciting and challenging role.”
After joining the Denver YMCA in 2018, Glass shaped a ‘strategic roadmap that served as the organization’s “North Star” throughout the pandemic.’ Additionally, a spokesperson elaborated that Glass implemented new operating and membership models, started a property redevelopment strategy, launched culture-improving initiatives, and worked to amplify member satisfaction.
Glass spent over 20 years increasing scope and responsibility with the American Diabetes Association before her current role.
“I’ve been looking closely at the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s past successes, alongside its current challenges and opportunities,” said Glass. “I’m excited to join the organization at such a pivotal point in its history, and [I] look forward to working with the team, volunteers, members, and community partners to maximize the Y’s impact in greater Charlotte.”
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