York Literacy Institute proudly announces the appointment of Jason McSherry as its new President and CEO, effective February 20, 2024. McSherry, a seasoned leader in the realm of healthcare and communications, emerges from an intensive national search to take over the organization.
Jason McSherry steps into this role after a successful tenure at WellSpan Health as their Director of Clinical & Operations Communications. His impressive career also includes pivotal positions at Memorial Hospital (now UPMC Memorial) and the York County Economic Alliance. A dedicated community advocate, McSherry’s past involvements include board memberships at York Literacy Institute, York Habitat for Humanity, and March of Dimes, showcasing his commitment to the enrichment and development of the York community.
The mission of the York Literacy Institute is to teach literacy skills in English, empowering adults for successful engagement in their homes, workplaces, and communities. Offering a range of services from in-person and HyFlex classes to one-to-one tutoring and digital language labs, YLI is at the forefront of adult education and literacy in the region.
Alice Muldrow, Head of YLI’s Succession Committee, says “Jason McSherry is no stranger to the York Community. His arrival marks a new chapter at the York Literacy Institute, building on its commitment to providing quality literacy education to empower adults for successful engagement in the home, workplace, and community. With a strong track record in leadership and community involvement, McSherry is poised to drive the organization’s mission forward, enhancing its role in the community, and empowering all individuals who seek help from YLI.”
Jason McSherry’s arrival marks a new chapter for YLI, building on its commitment to providing quality literacy education to all. With a strong track record in leadership and community involvement, McSherry is poised to drive the organization’s mission forward, enhancing its role in the community and the lives of its learners.
“I am grateful for this tremendous opportunity and looking forward to leading the York Literacy Institute into the future. The organization has been growing rapidly and helping more York County residents achieve their goals thanks to an amazing staff, board of directors and current executive director, Bobbi Anne DeLeo. I am excited to continue the momentum and help even more students and individuals gain the literacy skills for a successful tomorrow.”
As McSherry takes the reins at York Literacy Institute, he carries with him a deep understanding of the York community’s needs and a proven ability to lead and inspire. His official start date, February 20th, marks the beginning of a promising new era for the organization.
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