Alyssa Gustwiller continues her 12 year Y career in her new role of Chief Operations Officer

July 12, 2019

The Lake County YMCA is proud to announce Alyssa Gustwiller as the new Chief Operations Officer for the organization.

In this role, Alyssa will ensure the successful operation of all key branch areas of focus including; membership, program development, volunteer recruitment, staff supervision, community relations, collaborations, budgeting, and financial results.

Alyssa has a passion for developing staff to deliver the mission and cause of The Y. One of her main goals in this new role will be “to help others identify their individual strengths and discover ways to apply them”.  Alyssa believes that if someone can do this, they will fulfill their greatest potential in anything they set their mind and heart to.

Alyssa has over twelve years of experience with the Y and has held a variety of different roles- primarily in Healthy Living and Human Resources. After starting her Y career with the Bob Sierra YMCA in Tampa, FL, she moved up to Ohio and has spent the majority of her career with the Lake County YMCA.

Alyssa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Relations, and certificates in Human Resources and Leadership & Supervision from St. Joseph’s College, NY. She is a certified trainer in Leading & Coaching Others, Facilitation Skills, and acts as a 360 Competency Assessment Coach.

For fun, Alyssa is a certified yoga and meditation instructor.  She also teaches several classes per week.