Our new Chief Operating Officer, Mark Dengler, joins the LA Y!

We are proud to announce that former YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles Executive Director, Mark Dengler, has rejoined the LA Y as our new Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.  Having recently served as Executive Vice President of the YMCA of Greater Boston, we’re thrilled to welcome Mr. Dengler back to his LA roots.

Mr. Dengler’s 24-years of nonprofit experience include working as Executive Director of our Hollywood Wilshire YMCA and as the LA Y Group Vice President from 2000 to 2005. 

“It is with tremendous enthusiasm that we welcome Mark back to the LA Y,” said Alan C. Hostrup, YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles President and CEO. “Mark’s strong business acumen, innovation, and proven leadership will undoubtedly strengthen our business operations so we can ensure an even brighter future for our community’s children and families.”

Married to a fellow Y staff member, Michelle, the Dengler’s have four grown children who maintain an active lifestyle at the Y.  Mr. Dengler resides with his family in Santa Monica and assumed his new role at YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles’ corporate office on November 3rd.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our new COO!

YMCA of Metropolitan President & CEO, Alan Hostroup (right) welcomes new Executive Director & COO, Mark Dengler to the LA Y!