The Silver Bay YMCA Conference and Family Retreat Center has released an announcement that CEO Steve
Tamm plans to retire on December 31, 2021, after 6 1/2 years as CEO.
In a joint statement that was released on social media earlier today, Stephanie Wagoner, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Silver Bay YMCA, stated “I wish to advise you today of Steve Tamm’s plan to retire from his role as Silver Bay’s CEO effective December 31, 2021. I begin by sharing with you that the Silver Bay Board of Trustees and Steve have forged a strong partnership over his tenure as our CEO. This partnership has resulted in many accomplishments for Silver Bay, its constituents and our community.”
Wagoner continued, “The Silver Bay Board of Trustees is very grateful for Steve’s leadership during his tenure, especially during the pandemic.”
“We have all seen the results in the modernization of our campus, the implementation of a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility, and the completion of the William Boyd Center. What may be less apparent is how Silver Bay has furthered its outreach to our community under Steve’s direction”, Wagoner stated.
In the announcement Tamm noted that his original decision was communicated in early March 2020, before COVID impacts were felt and that a week after those initial discussions, he met again with Chair of the Board,” … I shared that I thought it would be best if we placed my departure discussion on hold, given the fast escalation of the COVID crisis.”
Tamm continued, “The relationship between myself and the Board of Trustees is solid. They are an incredibly dedicated group of individuals who wish to deepen and broaden the impact of Silver Bay.”, and further stated, “I too am ever so blessed and proud to have worked with the very dedicated staff at Silver Bay. Day in and day out these dedicated professionals pour all of their energies into their work.”
Wagoner added, “We also appreciate Steve’s willingness to stay on as CEO to allow for a smooth transition to his successor. … In the coming months, the Silver Bay Board of Trustees will launch a search for a new CEO with the support of YUSA professionals. We will keep you apprised of this effort, along with other important events here at Silver Bay.”
Tamm noted, “The list of the projects and tasks tackled is a long and impressive one, which is only surpassed by the list of those who made it all possible. There are many who I am personally indebted to, so please accept my most sincere thanks for your guidance, thoughts, encouragement, prayers and support.”