Craig Dorn, President and CEO, joined Y.O.U. in 1989. Craig has headed operations, programs and strategic planning throughout his Y.O.U. career. In addition, he has led efforts to create a culture that gathers and uses data to drive decision making. These efforts led to Y.O.U. being recognized by the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation as one of only 13 organizations nation-wide selected for its PropelNext initiative. He has also built numerous partnerships and collaborations with schools, community-based organizations, municipalities, and faith-based institutions to help Y.O.U. realize its vision of a greater community working together to ensure every young person is ready to pursue a path to economic self-sufficiency.
Craig has served on several committees and Boards including the United Way Vision Council on Strong Families/Successful Children; Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Act Youth Council; and Adoption Network Cleveland, where he served a term as Vice Chair. Currently he serves as Secretary of the Literacy Cooperative Board; a member of the Bowling Green State University Honors College Advisory Council, and the Cuyahoga Community College Workforce Board of Visitors. Craig is a graduate of the Leadership Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and an M.S. in education from Syracuse University.
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