Edison, NJ – Edison resident John Hogarty joins Nancy Corcoran-Davidoff, of Cranford, as the two newest Board members for the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy.

“The role of Board member is a very important one”, said Rose Cushing, President & CEO of the YMCA of MEWSA.  “We welcome John and Nancy to the Board and know that their knowledge, business experience and passion will be an asset to the Y to help create communities where everyone can learn, grow and thrive.”

According to the organization, Mr. Hogarty is currently self-employed as a Senior Advisor to Private Equity firms, supporting their current and future portfolio investments in the Wealth Management Industry as well as working closely with a number of new FinTech start-ups.  Mr.  Hogarty previously served as the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Global Wealth & Investment Management for Bank of America / Merrill Lynch. Prior to that he was CFO of the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Americas Division.  He also serves as a member of the Finance Council chairing the Investment Committee for St. Francis Cathedral. 

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Ms.  Corcoran-Davidoff currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Experience and Human Resources Officer for Hackensack Meridian Health.  Prior to that position, Ms.  Corcoran-Davidoff served at Hackensack University Medical Center as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, according to the organization.  She is also a recipient of the YMCA TWIN Award and Planetree Spirit of Caring Award. 

“John and Nancy join our Board which I am proud to say is comprised of strong community leaders working together to effectively and efficiently strengthen the Y and enhance its community impact,” stated Michael Lackland, Chairman of the Board.  “We know that their addition will be a positive one.”

YMCA Board members are responsible for establishing policy and strategic direction for the Y, as well as creating opportunities and establishing relationships that advance the YMCA’s mission and cause. 

The organization stated that it serves over 20,000 YMCA members and 1,000 children in childcare in five communities throughout Middlesex County.