Commencing in August 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer at YMCA Victoria, Carolyn is now Chief Executive Officer. Since joining, Carolyn has been strategically overseeing the organisation’s 150 locations across Camps, Recreation, Children’s Programs, Youth Services, Kingswim, Retirement Living and Disability.
Carolyn has 15 years of experience leading corporate organisations spanning childcare, aged care and retail banking, with multi-billion dollar turnovers. Carolyn was a Chief Financial Officer for five years both in Australia and the USA. With a reputation for transforming customer experience, world-class employee engagement results and exponential shareholder growth.
In 2017, Carolyn chose to dedicate her life to social justice issues. Helping people gain opportunity, confidence, inclusion and intergenerational collaboration is not new to Carolyn. On a part-time basis she volunteers her time as a Director for Family Planning Victoria and RMIT social ventures, and has previously volunteered as a Director and Treasurer for Fitted for Work.
On a personal note, Carolyn lives in Boroondara with her husband, Michael, and two daughters, Veronica and Rosemarie, aged 17 and 12.