We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Calabrese as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA. 

Tony Calabrese to serve as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 18.

Tony comes to us from the Scott County Family YMCA in Davenport. He’s held positions of increasing responsibility from Branch Executive Director (1998-2001) to his current role of COO (2004-present). Tony leads a six-branch association with a $12M budget, consistently exceeding targeted revenues over expenses with a profit margin of 30%. He raised $720K in 2017 with direct branch responsibility for $430K. He previously served the association as Senior Executive Director of Development (2002-2004). Tony earned a B.A. degree in physical education from Loras College in

Dubuque, IA.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to serve as Dubuque Community Y’s CEO,” said Calabrese.  “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors, community and staff to provide the highest quality programs, services and resources for the children, individuals and families served by the Y.”


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Questions? Please contact Keith Ahlvin at 563.556.3371 for more information.