Ben Williams
Executive Director

Supervises Day-to-Day Operations and Long-Term Planning

Ben currently works as an executive administrator for Good Ground Family Church. 

Ben is an Albany Academy alumni and has attended Cornell University and the Lally School of Management at RPI.

Ben has a long history of working with the target demographic. At the YMCA, he has developed and implemented various youth programming and also instructed culinary workshops. In 2017 he was awarded the Adult Achiever Award at the Capital District YMCA Black & Latino Achievers Banquet. He has also worked at Parsons Child & Family Center (now Northeast Parent & Child) with students who face behavioral and mental challenges. He has spent time volunteering at Vanderheyden with a similar population. He also has experience with individual tutoring, local mentoring and student advocacy.