About Us

The YMCA of Columbia includes six locations, serving Richland, Kershaw, Lancaster, Calhoun, and Orangeburg counties and is a partner with the Palmetto Center for Women (formerly the YWCA).

YMCA of Columbia Association Offices

1612 Marion Street, Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29201

Association Office Staff

Bruce Williams

Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Muffler

Chief Operating Officer

Ira Reasons

Chief Administrative Officer

Wendy Broderick

Chief Development Officer

MJ Peirce

Vice President of Healthy Living

Christy Swann

Systems Operations Manager

Cindy Stout


Elizabeth Turner

Marketing Manager

Mia Thomas

Development Specialist

Andrea Ward

Community Wellness Director

Nadia Coccaro

HR/Payroll Administrator


2015-2016 Association Board of Directors


Vance Bettis

Vice President

Bill Price


Lewis Caswell


Mickey Layden

Downtown Branch Board Chair

Kristen Jerome

NorthWest Branch Board Chair

Rhyno Coetsee

Lexington Branch Board Chair

Jennifer Kelly

Jeep Rogers Branch Board Chair

Greg Pryor

Palmetto Center for Women Branch Board Chair

Catherine Taylor

Orangeburg County Branch Board Chair

Jud Jordan

Board Members

Class of 2016

Mickey Layden
Glen Levine

Class of 2015

Vance Bettis
John Camp
Lewis Caswell
Claude M. Walker, Jr.
Mark Loos

Class of 2016

Kenneth Richey
Dave Krupa
Bill Price