Leonard Petlakh, Executive Director, Kings Bay Y JCC, Brooklyn, NY

Leonard Petlakh

Leonard Petlakh has served as the Executive Director of the Kings Bay YM-YWHA in Brooklyn since December 2006. In addition to its southern Brooklyn sites, the Y has branches in Windsor Terrace and North Williamsburg, which serve Brownstone and North Brooklyn, respectively. The Y recently is opening its newest storefront site serving Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Before taking the helm at the Y, Leonard spent seven years as Associate Executive Director of the Hebrew Free Loan Society in NY and he has taught Jewish history at Hunter College, NY. He received his B.A. in Jewish Studies from Hunter College and M.B.A in management from Baruch College. He is currently pursuing an M.P.A. at NYU.