Welcome Two New Board of Directors!

photo of two new board members


YMCA of the East Bay President and CEO, Fran Gallati, announced the appointment of two new members to the YMCA of the East Bay’s Board of Directors. “I’m so thrilled to have two incredible individuals say ‘yes’ to joining our Board. They both have strong financial and investment experiences, an area of skill sets where we can expand and tap into their expertise and experience to ensure financial growth and sustainability for our organization,” said, Mr. Gallati. Joining the Board are Allen Carr and Scott Stafford. Read more below.

Allen Carr — Allen serves as the Director of Franklin Templeton Alternatives at Franklin Templeton. With over 25 plus years of client-centric relationship management experience within the Financial Services Industry helping Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and our Fiduciary clients execute on their value proposition (solving unique client challenges) & investment approach. Carr also serves as a Board Member for the Berkeley Food Network.

Scott Stafford — Scott, a Founding Partner of Strada, is a member of the Investment Committee and helps lead Strada’s deal sourcing efforts throughout the Western United States. Scott is actively involved in the acquisition, asset management, financing and disposition of all of Strada’s investments, working directly with Strada’s various deal teams. Most recently, he sourced and executed on the acquisition and repositioning of large office campuses in each of Roseville, San Mateo and Walnut Creek. Stafford serves as a member of the NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and as a member of ULI, Urban Land Institute.