Jack Fucci to join West Suburban YMCA in Newton as CEO
[NEWTON, MA/JULY 16, 2014] – The Board of Directors of the West Suburban YMCA in Newton, MA is pleased to announce the selection of Jack Fucci as its new President & CEO. Fucci is the current Executive Director of the Waltham Family YMCA and the former Executive Director of the Oak Square YMCA in Brighton. “I am thrilled to join the West Suburban YMCA team and look forward to leading the Y and strengthening the communities it serves by acting as a catalyst to inspire our civic, business and institutional leaders. As a charitable nonprofit, the West Suburban YMCA along with our volunteers, staff and supporters is committed to furthering our mission and providing the individuals and families in our communities with quality programming and services,” Fucci stated.
Fucci has more than twelve years of YMCA experience in community building, fundraising, partnership development and programming expertise. Under his leadership, the Oak Square YMCA grew its membership significantly and he served as the regional leader of inclusion and accessibility programming. Noted for his vision, collaboration and programming skills, Fucci created a Y team in Waltham that hit all community impact and financial goals and put that branch on an unprecedented growth path. He developed valuable community partnerships that resulted in direct community impact and enduring advocacy among elected officials, donors and numerous community leaders—positioning the Waltham Family YMCA as a charity of choice.
Prior to joining the YMCA in 2002, Fucci was the business development manager for FitLinxx, Inc., a technology company that provides wellness applications, rehabilitation tracking and staff management tools. Jack grew up in Watertown and presently lives in Lexington with his wife Diane and two children, Matthew age 13 and Amanda age 11.
“On behalf of the West Suburban YMCA, we are very excited and delighted to welcome Jack and his proven leadership and experience to our Y family,” stated Sandy Butzel, the West Suburban YMCA’s Board of Directors Chair. “Jack is a true community leader and visionary who lives the Y mission daily. We greatly look forward to working with him and building and growing the West Suburban YMCA in Newton as a leader in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility programs.”
About the WEST SUBURBAN YMCA
The West Suburban YMCA, located in Newton, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit that strengthens the communities it serves through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Founded in 1877, the West Suburban YMCA has over 18,000 members and program participants, and serves the communities of Newton, Watertown, Belmont, Wellesley, and Weston with day and resident camps in Newton, Wayland, and East Brookfield, MA. For more information, please visit www.westsuburbanymca.org.