Tony Collins, President and CEO
Tony Collins is a servant leader focused on the growth and wellbeing of our Central Ohio communities. Tony is the President and CEO of the YMCA of Central Ohio. He works
with a team of committed professionals to strengthen the spirit, mind, and body of our neighbors in Franklin, Delaware, Logan, and Pickaway Counties. The YMCA of Central Ohio develops youth, promotes healthy living and fosters a sense of social responsibility through its thirteen community centers, 100 child care sites and by providing emergency shelter and supportive housing for those most in need in our community.
As a leader in Central Ohio, Tony serves with his colleagues on the Economic Mobility Coalition, the State of Play Central Ohio Advisory group, and the Future Ready Early Childhood Advisory Council. Tony also serves as a council member of the Ohio Alliance of YMCA’s. Prior to joining the YMCA, Tony served as the Executive Director of Recreation & Parks for the City of Columbus and as a Parks & Recreation Director for the City of Gahanna. Tony has a bachelor's degree from Ohio University and a MBA from Franklin University. Tony and his wife Becky are proud parents of four very active children.
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