Antonio Merino

General Secretary/CEO, YMCA Latin American and Caribbean (YMCA LAC)
NAYDO: International Representative, Community Benefit Track Dean, Philanthropy Alliance International  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

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.