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Off the Record with Bryan Bailey

December 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Join Emerging Leaders members for an Off the Record with Bryan Bailey, the current CEO of the Woodson YMCA. During this event you will learn about Bryan’s eventful 26 year journey with the YMCA.  Some highlights include: starting as a YMCA college intern in 1994; being the youngest YMCA CEO in the state of Wisconsin at age 32; overseeing a $3.5 million renovation project in 2014 and more recently, a $25 million expansion and renovation project at the Wausau Branch.

Bryan grew up in Antigo Wisconsin and went to college at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.  Of the 26 years he has been with the YMCA, he has been a CEO for 18 years. When asked about a philosophy that he has used throughout his professional journey, Bryan responded with: “Keep it simple, be yourself, don’t be afraid to make the hard decision and surround yourself with great talent”.