Kevin Lutz Joins YMCA of the USA as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
CHICAGO (Aug. 24, 2015) – YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national office for 2,700 Ys across the country, is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Lutz as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer.
Lutz has more than 30 years of experience in information technology, working most recently at Feeding America as its Senior Vice President of Technology. During his seven-year tenure, Lutz led Feeding America through a technology transformation to state-of-the-art, cloud-hosted solutions. Prior to Feeding America, he led similar transformations at the American Medical Association and American Bar Association.
At Y-USA, Lutz will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term-plans and strategies related to data management, business intelligence, application systems and organization-wide information needs.
“Kevin is a seasoned information technology executive with demonstrated experience applying emerging technologies to meet both tactical needs and strategic goals,” said Kevin Washington, President and CEO of Y-USA. “The Y is committed to using technology and data to enhance and measure the impact we make in communities. I am very excited to have someone with Kevin’s track record leading our efforts.”
Lutz earned a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds degrees in finance, accounting and computer science from Northern Illinois University. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, focusing on how to leverage leading-edge technologies to drive innovation. A married father of two, Lutz is an outdoor enthusiast with a particular interest in road cycling.
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. ymca.net
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