Antonio Merino

General Secretary/CEO, YMCA Latin American and Caribbean (YMCA LAC)
NAYDO: International Representative, 2022 Community Benefit Track Dean, International Network Council Liaison
Office: 773.678.1051


  • Years in Financial Development (YMCA and other): 13 years
  • Years Affiliated with the YMCA: 24 years (12 volunteer; 12 staff)
  • Years in current position: 7 years
  • Budget size:

Financial Development Accomplishments

Board/Volunteer Development
Actively promote and lead strategies to advance a culture of philanthropy and fundraising in Latin America and the Caribbean

Developed a corporate giving strategy including community grants, sponsorships and corporate volunteerism for YMCA LAC to advance youth development and social responsibility in Latin America and the Caribbean and strengthen YMCA programs and community impact across the region.