Denise Lam is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. In her role, she oversees the day-to-day operations as well as several divisions including: Real Estate, Facility Management, Capital and Construction, Information Technology, Purchasing and Procurement, Diversity and Inclusion.
Ms. Lam has a B.A. in Psychology from Brigham Young University in Hawai’i and a master’s degree in Human Services, with an emphasis in Organizational Development, from Springfield College in Massachusetts. She is a Fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago and an Initiate of the Multicultural Executive Development Institute, YMCA.
Ms. Lam was born in Hong Kong and currently lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago. She enjoys tennis and spending quality time with her son, Kylin.