The Upper Palmetto YMCA announced today that Kirk Eich will begin his tenure as the new President and CEO, effective May 1st. Eich succeeds Moe Bell who has served as President and CEO for 29 years and will be retiring in July.
Eich has served as the CEO of the YMCA of West Central Florida in Lakeland, FL. He led five YMCA branches and multiple program sites for the past 6 years and has worked full time for the YMCA since graduating from college.
Having been part of the YMCA movement for the past 29 years, Eich holds numerous YMCA certifications and recognitions. He is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science degree.