You know
our purpose.
Now meet
our people.


Our team’s dedication to the health of Houstonians doesn’t end when the workday does. These imaginative leaders are always thinking of new ways to better serve our community. Keep scrolling to get to know the incredible staff that takes the YMCA from a place to a purpose.

Please click here to view our Board of Directors.


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Stephen Ives

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Jennifer Lopez

EVP, Chief People Officer

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Jennifer Garcia

EVP, Chief Finance Officer

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Marie Arcos

EVP, Government & Community Affairs

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Jeff Watkins

EVP, Inclusive Communities

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Stephanie Taylor

EVP, Organizational Impact

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John V. Cardone

EVP, Brand Experience

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Mary Dalencour

EVP, Risk Management

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