Senior Vice President & Chief Experience Officer
YMCA of Greater Seattle
Alonda Williams serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer for the YMCA of Greater Seattle one of the largest nonprofits in the state. In this role, she oversees Membership Experience, Marketing & Communications, Digital, Member/Donor Services and Research as well as serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Y serves over 235,000 people in the greater King County area and focuses on Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. Williams has over 20 years of leadership experience across technology, education, and the nonprofit industries. In addition to the Y, she has led teams for several companies including Microsoft, Verizon Wireless and Qualcomm as well as Bellevue College. While Alonda Williams has deep subject matter expertise in Product Management, Marketing Communications, Fundraising and CRM, she is equally passionate about people development and coaching. In addition to her professional experience, Williams has also served as an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University and Bellevue College where she taught Marketing, Human Resource Management and CRM. She has also taught several corporate leadership development programs through City University. Additionally, she is a TEDx organizer where she has brought together communities for 3 TEDx events. Outside of work, Williams is committed to empowering young people, with a particular focus on young girls. As an author and publisher, her children’s book series Penny and the magic puffballs
, is designed to build healthy self-esteem in young girls. Williams is an active board member and volunteer with several nonprofit organizations including Committee for Children
, Jack and Jill of America and Delta Sigma Theta.