The Greenwich YMCA Board of Directors announced on Friday that Ed Philipp, CEO of who came to Greenwich from the Rye YMCA in August 2012 will leave this August to pursue other endeavors, the details of which have yet to be released.
In an announcement emailed to YMCA members on Friday morning, Sandy Waters, Chairman of the Board at the Greenwich YMCA said, “I am grateful for the success the Y has found under Ed’s leadership. I have every confidence that Ed will ensure that the Y continues to serve you well throughout the summer.”
A press release goes on to quote Waters saying, “Under Ed’s leadership, the Greenwich YMCA settled its construction debt, grew financial aid to deserving individuals and families from $100,000 in 2012 to more than $400,000 in 2014 and expanded and re-energized its volunteer network, and operated with a stable, cost-effective, and profitable financial model.”
“I am proud of the achievements we have made together here, and am looking foreward to using that experience to benefit the overall YMCA movement in the months and years to come,” said Mr. Philipp in the release.
According to the release, Mr. Philipp now has 18 years of YMCA experience, having joined the “Y movement” right after graduating from Rutgers University where he earned a BS in Exercise Science and Sports Management. He has been honored as a Rising Star in Westchester’s 40 under 40 Class of 2012 and has been recognized three times with leadership awards from the Association of YMCA Professionals.