Lee Baxter, MG, USA (Ret)


William D. French
President and CEO

Retired Navy Vice Adm. William French was selected as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Services YMCA, effective March 30, 2015.

He retired from the Navy in 2014 with more than 35 years of service. His last assignment was as Commander, Navy Installations Command, where he was responsible for the Navy’s 70 bases world-wide. His Navy career included six command positions dedicated to supporting the Navy mission, Sailors and their families.

He has a strong commitment to continue to build on the rich history of the Armed Services YMCA and put into action its motto of “Making Military Life Easier.”

Contact: (703) 455-3986 x 210