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The Y Mission - Leadership Team

Stan Law President/Chief Executive Officer

Stan Law joined the YMCA of Greater Charlotte as president and CEO in January 2022. He comes to Charlotte with an extensive YMCA background and long-standing connections to the community, along with deep experience in operations, fundraising, strategic planning, marketing and leadership. A Charlotte native, Stan grew up in the Charlotte Y attending camp and swim lessons, and he began his career with the YMCA of Greater Charlotte as an afterschool counselor. He’s held leadership positions at the YMCAs of Greater Washington (D.C.) and Greater Cincinnati, and has served as president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Birmingham (Ala.) and the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina.

Steve Bowers Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Steve Bowers joined the YMCA of Greater Charlotte in 2003 and is a proven operator with 30 years of progressive YMCA experience in programming, membership and philanthropy. He has successfully managed multi-million dollar projects, partnerships, and collaborative business agreements, and he has a passion for serving under-resourced communities. As chief operating officer, Steve oversees all operations at YMCA of Greater Charlotte branches and overnight camps, operational risk, as well as youth development, membership and healthy living.

Dean Jones Senior Vice President/Chief Development Officer

Dean Jones is responsible for leading the organization's philanthropic and charitable giving programs. Since becoming the Y’s chief fundraiser in 2000, Dean’s leadership and efforts have raised the $165 million in charitable funding for Y programs and initiatives that change lives. Dean is a 1982 graduate of Davidson College. He worked in the commercial lending division of Wachovia in Winston-Salem prior to joining the Development Office at Davidson College, where he served as the Director of Development during the college's $150 million fundraising campaign. Dean and his wife, Jane, have three children, Tanner, Nate and Sarah Grace.

Brooke Reddington Senior Vice President/Chief Human Capital Officer

Brooke Reddington joined the YMCA of Greater Charlotte in 2014 after 12 years of professional experience including retail operations management, merchandising, product purchasing, and human resources at a four diamond luxury resort. As Senior Vice President of Human Capital, Brooke leads the Y’s efforts to develop and support Y employees. Brooke oversees the organization’s human resources, leadership development and training, and staffing and recruitment teams. Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Brooke holds a bachelor’s degree in business and earned her MBA-HR in 2009. Brooke and her husband, Michael, have one son, Gabriel.