Toi D. Comer is the Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Cleveland. She brings a solid history of fundraising, management, strategic planning and communications to her role. Prior to joining City Year Cleveland, Toi served as the Development Director for Eliza Bryant Village, a nonprofit that provides services and outreach programs to seniors. Earlier in her career, Toi spent several years serving as the Resource Development Manager of the United Way of Greater Cleveland, where she oversaw the Small Business and Healthcare division team that raised over $15 million for various programs. Previously, Toi served as the Assistant Area Development Director for the United Negro College Fund of Northeast Ohio, where she raised over $1 million towards scholarships and grants for African-American youth seeking to attend college.
As a Cleveland native, Toi also finds time to make an impact in the community outside of work. Currently, she serves on the boards of the Black Professionals Association Charitable Foundation and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Toi was inducted into the Kaleidoscope Magazine Forty/Forty Club, Class of 2009. She is a member of the Cleveland Bridge Builders, Class of 2015. Also, Toi is an alumna of City Year’s Executive Leadership Program (LEAD City Year), Class of 2015.
Toi holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a specialty in Management from Cleveland State University’s (CSU) Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from CSU.
Toi resides in South Euclid. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.