Kelli Garcia is the Frank DeLuca YMCA's newest Executive Director. Originally from Dallas, Kelli grew up in Orlando and played collegiate softball. She started her YMCA career as a lifeguard and swim instructor, and has since served in several different departments including school programs, membership, wellness, and operations.
Kelli is the proud recipient of the YMCA's Leader Certification, as well as the Toastmasters Competent Leader and Competent Communicator Awards. She says her greatest achievement throughout her career has been the countless hours she has spent in the pool teaching children how to swim.
She and her husband live in Ocala and are parents to three children.
My Y: "I am blessed to be able to work in an environment where I get to serve a community I love."