The YMCA of Delaware welcomed Thomas Wallace Sr. as the new executive director of the Western Family YMCA, 2600 Kirkwood Highway, 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. Wallace rose through the YMCA ranks, holding the positions of 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 Chief Operations Officer Jim Kelly.

Kelly said he expects Wallace to have a major impact on the Western Y and looks forward to his service as the new executive director.

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