Tom Gallagher, Executive Director
Tom joined the Kennett Area YMCA as Executive Director in December 2019.
After beginning his YMCA career at the Kennett Area YMCA in 2004 as the Health and Wellness Director, Tom transferred to the Brandywine YMCA in 2012 as the Senior Program Director, prior to moving to the Spring Valley YMCA in 2015 as the Associate Executive Director. At the beginning of 2018, he was named Executive Director at Spring Valley Y, a position he held prior to returning to the Kennett Area YMCA.
Tom is a graduate of Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology. He began his career in corporate wellness and joined the YMCA as he was looking for a job where he could make a difference in the community, a passion he carries to this day.
Tom and his wife, Stacy, have three children, Julia and twins, Alivia and Ryan, and live in Chester County.