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The YMCA is excited to announce a new addition to the senior leadership team, Tiffany McNeely. McNeely will serve as the Chief Financial Officer for both the Stephens Family YMCA in Champaign and Bloomington-Normal YMCA location in this new, exciting, and unique opportunity.

McNeely graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Accountancy and has twenty-seven years of financial experience from a variety of roles in the Central Illinois area.

Her professional list of expertise highlights her credentials including training and management, reconciliations and analyses, procedure creation and implementation, taxes and reporting, and human relations. McNeely possesses an undeniable ability to maneuver the full scope of financial management and planning for our YMCA’s.

McNeely states she brings ‘earnest devotion and an eagerness to learn’ to all of her endeavors.

At the YMCA, we strive to be a ray of hope that inspires people to be better. Outside of being an accomplished professional, McNeely is an active member of the community. McNeely has experience as a court advocate for neglected and abused youth, a tutor and a mentor for people navigating their educational journey, and a Sunday school teacher for children and adults. Her time and dedication in these roles aligns perfectly with our mission to build and strengthen our communities.

“We are beyond excited to have Tiffany join our team,” says B.J. Wilken, Executive Director and CEO of the Bloomington-Normal YMCA, “this is a special opportunity we have the honor of sharing with the Stephens Family YMCA and with her extensive list of skills and experience, Tiffany will be a tremendous asset to both of our locations.”

Jeff Scott, CEO of the Stephens Family YMCA, echoes the excitement of Wilken sharing “We are so excited to welcome Tiffany to our team at the Stephens Family YMCA. Her proven professional experience and her ongoing personal story with the YMCA make her a great asset to our Y family.”

The YMCA is an organization like no other. The Stephens Family YMCA was originally founded in 1928 and is a leading, cause-driven nonprofit organization in Champaign, Illinois. Working locally, the Y focuses on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring social responsibility throughout Champaign County.

Established in 1855, the Bloomington-Normal YMCA is the oldest continually existing human service organization in McLean County. Serving more than 15,000 people annually, the YMCA is dedicated to instilling Christian principles through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. As a charitable, nonprofit organization, the Y seeks to establish programming in the community for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. For more information, please visit