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YMCA Announces New Executive Director For Republic Bank Foundation Branch


The YMCA of Greater Louisville announced that Bruce Wayne Jeffery has been named executive director of the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA, located in west Louisville. Jeffery previously served as CEO of the Decatur, Ill. Boys & Girls Club. He has been with that organization since 2008, and was appointed CEO in 2012. The new facility in west Louisville is in the final stages of construction and is expected to open in October of this year.

During his tenure at the Decatur Boys & Girls Club, Jeffery was instrumental in increasing club membership by more than 72 percent, securing critical grants and funds for renovations and new technology innovation, and was regarded as an effective community collaborator. In addition, he was honored and recognized with several community awards on behalf of the organization.

"This position is critical in how the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA connects with the community,” said Steve Tarver. "We took great care in the selection process and spoke to some very qualified candidates. Bruce simply emerged as someone who not only shared our vision of community integrated health, but also had the right community and operational experience to bring that vision to life.”

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