Friday, December 07, 2018 | Posted in

The Board of Directors for the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA has announced the selection of Todd Latta to the position of CEO. Todd is currently the Associate Executive Director and will succeed Ben Davis as Ben moves to another YMCA on December 31st.

Todd has a long history with the Huntington YMCA, having started as the Fitness Director in 2004. Todd has experience in all aspects of YMCA leadership and management. Susan Zahn, Board Chair, had this to say about Todd: “Through our interview process, Todd’s servant heart and love of this community became extremely evident. There is no doubt that he will be an exemplary steward to both our YMCA and the community at large.  I believe his creative ideas along with his desire to help people leads to a bright future for our YMCA.”

Todd started his Y career in 1997 with the Muncie YMCA, and also worked for the Y in New Castle prior to his arrival in Huntington. Todd holds a Bachelors Degree in Non-Profit Leadership and Human Resource Management, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Huntington University. Todd will begin his role as CEO officially on January 2nd, 2019.

“The Huntington community has been great to my family and me. I’m excited to have this opportunity to give back through our work at the YMCA”, Latta stated.  “The YMCA has been a pillar in this community for over 100 years.  I am just one of the many thousands of people that have been impacted by the work of the Y.  My goal is to carry-on and elevate this tradition, always striving to find new ways to make Huntington the best that we can be.  The YMCA is about people.  As CEO, I simply have the pleasure of being a steward for the organization and watching people thrive”.

About the Y:  The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.