August 29, 2017: David Patton, YMCA of Greater Seattle

by Jay Leon on August 24, 2017

David Patton – Dave joined the YMCA of Greater Seattle team in 2014 as Senior Director of Philanthropy to help plan and lead the comprehensive campaign that will expand and enhance the Y’s impact in our community.  Dave has 15 years of strategic management experience building mature and sustainable fundraising programs.  He has developed skills in all major fundraising disciplines including capital campaigns, major gifts, foundation and corporate relations, communications and marketing, and board and volunteer development.   Prior to the Y, Dave worked at the National Parks Conservation Association, Forterra, and Georgetown University Medical Center’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. When not working at the Y, Dave can be found spending time with his wife and two children, playing and coaching hockey, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Greg Lewis Greg joined the Y in 2017 as the Executive Director for the Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA in the cultural and geographic heart of Seattle’s vibrant Central District. Greg directs all programs at this Y which is the largest provider of youth education and development programs among all of the YMCA of greater Seattle branches. Prior to the Y, Greg served as Chief Development Officer at the Boys and Girls Club of King County, and as Senior Director of Development for the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity at the University of Washington, raising millions in scholarship and endowment funds. Prior to his executive roles, he played professional football for the Denver Broncos after being recruited as an All-American football player at the University of Washington from 1987 to 1990.

Developing Smart and Resilient Youth: How the Y Fosters Student Success – The YMCA of Greater Seattle recognizes that we live in a time of both great opportunity and great inequity, and there has never been a more critical need for Y programs.   The Y will share stories and details about its expanding academic and enrichment programs that build character, instill values and grow tomorrow’s leaders.

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