The Channel Islands YMCA is excited to announce Wallis Locke as the new Director of Philanthropy. Wallis brings a wealth of experience from her role as the Regional Mission Advancement Development Director at the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles.

In her previous position, Wallis developed an association-wide corporate giving strategy, implemented a major gifts portfolio system and utilized data analysis to identify prospects. Her expertise and innovative approach have contributed to the financial growth and sustainability of her previous organization.

"We are thrilled to have Wallis join our team," said Margo Byrne, Channel Islands YMCA President & CEO. "Her energy, expertise, and commitment to our mission will undoubtedly help us reach new heights in our philanthropic efforts."

With over 13 years of experience in state and local government, communications, and the non-profit sectors, Wallis Locke's extensive background and dedication to community service make her a great fit for the Channel Islands YMCA. Her appointment is set to bring a fresh perspective and drive to the organization.