Anna Paterson, Director of Housing and Youth Services
Anna moved to the West Midlands as a teenager and has been working since then in Housing across a variety of service types and organisations. At YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire, her role has responsibility for delivering a first-class housing service to young people across the region. She has two children and a constantly busy home!
Carole Claridge, Director of Finance and Resources
Carole joined us as Finance Manager in 2016. She comes with 9 years experience in the charity sector as financial administrator of the Coventry Jesus Centre. Prior to this, she worked as group management accountant in the corporate sector. She has lived in Coventry since coming to study at the University of Warwick in 1990 and is married with four children.
Lisa Carroll, Co Director of Communications and Fundraising
Lisa has 9 year’s experience within this sector, working within Fundraising and Marketing roles. Previously she worked as a photographer for a regional daily paper. Lisa’s role at YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire is to co-ordinate and deliver grant funding applications and develop an annual calendar of fundraising events. She is married with 3 young children and an ever-increasing array of pets.
Jennie Evans, Co Director of Communications and Fundraising
Jennie has over 18 years of Marketing experience and has previously worked at Rolls-Royce plc, Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce and the British Red Cross to name a few. Jennie’s role at YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire spans all of the Communications activity including website, social media and internal communications. She sees one of the biggest challenges as trying to get people’s understanding of YMCA and the work we do, to match their recognition of our name from THAT song!