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Oct 15, 2021

Scott Lewis, President and CEO at YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, joins Tim for this episode. Growing up in the Y family since age 6, Scott shares his unique perspective on the YMCA, nonprofits, and his leadership roles. He also talks to us about building a great team and the importance of open communication. Listen now!


Connect with Scott on LinkedIn. Learn more about the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.


Key Takeaways: 

  • The YMCA as a social enterprise (3:22)
  • Focus on the front line (7:49)
  • Build a team who sees things differently but can work together (8:52)
  • Handling misalignment on a team (11:30)
  • Misconceptions about nonprofit organizations (15:22)
  • Balancing time between work and family (17:22)
  • Scott's edge in life (19:50)