The Penobscot Times

YMCA partners hire new CFO

The Down East Family YMCA in Ellsworth and the Old Town-Orono YMCA are pleased to announce the hiring of Michelle Tuttle as the Chief Financial Officer serving both YMCAs. 

Peter Farragher, CEO of the Down East Family YMCA, and Debra Boyd, CEO of the Old Town-Orono YMCA, came together to collaborate on this new position for both YMCAs that will help to advance all aspects of operations for the organizations.  

Tuttle has extensive experience in accounting, human resources and information technology. A longtime resident of Maine, Tuttle has masters degrees in IT and security, accounting and forensic accounting and organizational management, as well as a bachelor of science in accounting. 

Rob Shea, board chairman of the Down East Family YMCA said that this new partnership between the YMCAs will provide a level of expertise that alone neither Y could afford. 

Nicole Morgan, board president of the Old Town-Orono YMCA, said she could see this partnership expanding in other areas so facilities have greater capacity in serving their respective communities. 

Michelle will begin her role as CFO on Feb. 22. 

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