Wess Audsley began consulting privately with Y CEOs, key volunteers and donors as well as State Alliances in 2019. Wess has 25+ years of YMCA experience serving successfully as a Y CEO and as the Senior Vice President of Association Resources for the YMCA of the USA. He is experienced working with aligned staff and volunteer teams and collaborative partners as well as high-profile donors and funders. Wess has broad experience navigating complex legal, political and public relations situations as well as scaling and advancing regional and national initiatives.
As a Sr. VP at Y-USA, Wess led a staff team that provided consulting services and resources to the Movement’s 800+ associations in the areas of; Alliances & Collaboration; Operations and Operational Best Practices; Governance and Board Development and Strategic Planning. Prior to coming to the YMCA Wess worked in the areas of higher education, college athletics and international sport.