Bob Hall, President and CEO
Steve Hunter, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Bruce Patton, Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Bob Reichen, Vice President, Mission Advancement and Chaplain
President & CEO
For more than 25 years, Bob Hall has faithfully served in various leadership positions throughout his YMCA career. Since coming into this role in 2003, Bob has worked aggressively to capture afresh the history and heritage of the Young Men’s Christian Association. His passion to bring the purpose and mission of the movement into the life of the organization and the community is evident. Prior to his arrival at the YMCA, Bob was involved in a start-up company in Portland. He has degrees from the University of Montana and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Bob and his wife Sherry have five daughters and five grandchildren.
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Since 2007, Steve Hunter has offered a broad range of experience in accounting and finance to the YMCA. In addition to working in the manufacturing and trucking industries, Steve spent 10 years as a full-time college faculty member and 5 years as CFO for a mid-size international specialty retailer. Steve’s academic work includes a BS in Biblical Studies from Corban University, a MBA from Willamette University and doctoral work in finance from NOVA Southeastern University. He became part the YMCA team based on his enthusiasm for its mission and the challenge of offering support to the community while at the same time maintaining financial sustainability. Steve sees his work validated every day in the impact the Y has on those we serve as we carry out our mission.
Vice President & Chief Development Officer
Bruce Patton comes to the Y with over thirty years of combined experience in public service, corporate business, and non-profit humanitarian organizations. From 1997 to 2006, Bruce helped build Northwest Medical Teams (known today as Medical Teams International) from a $25 million non-profit to a $250 million world-class Non Governmental Organization. During this time, he also had the privilege of working in Africa, China, Eastern Europe, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan. Bruce received his Bachelors of Science in Police Science and Administration from Washington State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from George Fox University.
Vice President of Mission Advancement & Chaplain
Before coming to the Y as Chaplain in 2007, Bob Reichen served in full-time ministry for almost 40 years. He served on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ and led a Church Growth Consulting ministry in New York City for 13 years. Following a move back to Portland in 1985, he served as Associate Pastor for a large church in West Portland. Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and has done graduate work at the New School for Social Research in New York City and at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California. He and his wife Grace have two children and two grandchildren.