In the News: Scottie Biggers
The YMCA of Greater Boston is pleased to announce a new addition to its executive staff with the recent hire Scottie Biggers to fill the role of executive director at the Thomas M. Menino YMCA.
In his third role as a YMCA executive director, Biggers, 44, brings 17 years of Y experience to the position. From 1995 to 2009, Biggers moved up the ranks at YMCA of metropolitan Los Angeles, starting as a Healthy Lifestyles Counselor, and ending his fourteen year run as executive director. During that time, Biggers’ developed personalized fitness programs, provided cross-functional HR leadership, and managed an operating budget of $2.5 million.
In 2013, Biggers brought his Y knowledge to Boston, serving as the director of operations at the North Suburban YMCA, overseeing more than 11,000 members, while focusing his attention on improving the health, well-being and fitness programs offered at the Y. During that time he also collaborated with local businesses to further the work of the Y within the community and surrounding areas.
Biggers graduated from S.U.N.Y. Binghamton with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. His business knowledge and continued commitment to community involvement has helped improve the lives of countless Y members.
“The YMCA of Greater Boston prides itself on attracting top talent to guide each branch in youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility—the Y’s areas of focus—and strengthening communities,” says President of the YMCA of Greater Boston, Kevin Washington. “We are excited to see Biggers thrive in this new role and apply his skillset to continue to positively impact the youth and surrounding neighborhoods in Hyde Park.”
The YMCA is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Serving the communities of Reading, North Reading, Wakefield, Wilmington, and Stoneham, the YMCA of Greater Boston welcomes men, women and children, regardless of age, income or background, to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.