Behind The Cover

The cover story subject for the January/February 2024 issue is the Eugene Family YMCA located in Eugene, Oregon. Led by CEO Brian Steffen, the Y recently opened a new, $48 million location. The process of funding and constructing the new facility took nearly a decade. However, the hard work of Steffen and the rest of the leadership team put the YMCA in a position to make a difference in the community. This story showcases how having continuous hopeful can become contagious and spread throughout an organization.