YMCA of Dane County Welcomes New VPs to Association

The YMCA of Dane County, the corporate office of the 3 local YMCA branches in Dane County, (Lussier Family West, Lussier Family East and the Northeast YMCAs) welcomes two new VPs to the association, Jon Flanagan as its VP of Human Resources and Paul Manning as the VP of Financial Development.

“The Y strengthens over 24 communities across the Dane County, and thanks to leaders like Jon Flanagan and Paul Manning who understand the issues communities face, come to us with knowledge on how the Y can help address them,” said Carrie Wall, President & CEO of the YMCA of Dane County. “Jon has broad HR leadership experience with both non-profits and for-profits and will be a great asset to our team and Paul has extensive leadership experience within the YMCA Movement. Both are exceptional cause-driven leaders who are committed to the Ys strategic direction.”

Most recently, Jon was the VP of Human Resources for the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, prior to that he served as the National Director of Human Resources for Educational Enterprises and Director of Benefit Plans for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Jon has extensive experience in areas such as employee relations, risk management, organizational development and change management.

Paul recently served as the CEO of the Salem, Oregon YMCA, previously served as the CEO of the Billings, MT Family YMCA. Paul began his service with the Central Florida YMCA where he held increasingly responsible positions in Membership and Marketing, last serving as Executive Director of Operations.

“I am excited to welcome Jon Flanagan as our new VP of Human Resources and Paul Manning as VP of Financial Development,” said Carrie Wall.  “In his role, Jon will be strategically leading the HR function in an effort to attract, retain and develop our employees to meet the needs of our organization and the community. Paul will provide strategic leadership to position the YMCA as a charity of choice; he will plan and direct all aspects of the association’s fundraising efforts including major gift cultivation, capital development initiatives, and donor relations activities. They will both be great assets as the Y continues to grow and develop.”