July 15, 2013 at 8:49 PM
Stuart Vorcheimer, Senior Vice President Middle Market Banking at Capital One Bank in Fairfield, New Jersey, was elected Chairman of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges Board of Directors at the YMCA’s Board meeting in June. He succeeds outgoing Chair Kenneth D. King, Ed.D.
Vorcheimer, an active volunteer with the YMCA since 2002 and most recently its Treasurer, and Finance Committee Chairman, has also served on the Association Audit Committee, and as Co-Chair of the Annual Kids Care Club Golf Tournament.
“I’m honored to serve on the Board of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. In my committee work, I have been called on for my expertise in finance regarding matters of fiscal policy and direction. However, over time I have come to appreciate a different bottom line when it comes to the Y… its simply our mission: Strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility,” said Vorcheimer. “As Chairman of the Board of Directors, I am excited to continue to work with the Y leadership team to continue the direction and execution of our strategic vision.
Vorcheimer graduated from the University of Hartford and earned his Bank Lending diploma from Stern School of Business at New York University.
The Y is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being while providing opportunities to give back and support the community.
The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ mission is to strengthen community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Its six branch facilities are located in East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Hardyston, Stillwater and Wayne providing:
- Quality all-day and after-school child care, pre-school classes, recreational and enrichment programs e.g. swimming, sports, arts, computer activities and day and sleep-away camps;
- Teen programs that help build self-esteem and leadership skills;
- Wellness programs for adults and seniors.
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