Kari Davis has been announced as the new branch director of the YMCA at the Cora McCorvey Center, 1015 N. 4th Ave., Minneapolis (formerly Heritage Park YMCA).
Davis comes to the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities from The Sanneh Foundation, where she served as the chief administrative officer. Prior that position, she was the chief operating officer at Bolder Options. Davis was also a leader for the United Way, where she held positions of Children and Families Impact Team Program Manager and director of Diversity and Inclusion.
Davis’ other past professional experiences include executive director of Human Resources at Prince of Peace Church in Burnsville, executive director of The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota and regional director of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship in New York. In addition, she has held positions with R.H. Macy’s and Company, Boys and Girls Clubs of Newark, and the James Street Neighborhood House in New Jersey.
Davis recently participated in and completed the Amherst Wilder, Shannon Leadership Institute and is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The Y at Cora McCorvey Center, formerly known as Heritage Park, is named in honor of the retired president and CEO of the Minneapolis Housing Authorities.