Jorge Perez

President and CEO, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Jorge Perez serves as the President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. His experience includes 30 years of providing effective leadership to health and social development programs. He is a sought after speaker, thought leader and board member, deeply versed in the challenges and opportunities of the nonprofit field.

Perez has served YMCAs in Dallas, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Southwest Illinois, YMCA of the USA — and in multiple other national roles: YUSA Board member, Training and Leadership Development Advisory Board, Hispanic Latino Leadership Network, Emerging Leaders Leadership Network as an executive champion, General Assembly planning team and Multicultural Leadership Development Institute as a coach and speaker. His statewide efforts included the Illinois State Alliance where he served as the vice chair as the afterschool ambassador for Indiana and Ohio.

A native Texan, Perez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Calvary Bible College and two Masters Degrees, one in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary and another in Business Administration from the University of Dallas.Perez is a graduate of multiple city-wide leadership programs, including Dallas, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and St. Louis.