Meet Darryl Bundrige   

Darryl Bundrige was named the Executive Director and Vice President of City Year Philadelphia in July of 2015. In this role he inspires, challenges and supports, a staff of 45, an AmeriCorps team of 205 and oversees a $9.7 million budget.   Darryl also encourages potential funders, policy makers, alumni and other leaders in the Philadelphia community to contribute to the City Year mission of helping students on a track to academic and social-emotional success.

Darryl is a long-time member of the City Year family. Prior to this role, he served as City Year Philadelphia’s Managing Director of Impact for over six years. In this position, he led the execution of City Year’s Whole School Whole Child school-based service model, the management of the Corps, and was the primary liaison to the School District of Philadelphia and PennSERVE, the Governor’s Office of Citizen Service.   In this role, Darryl also launched the first-ever School District Leadership Summit, an opportunity for local education leaders to meet and discuss impact.  Darryl’s leadership was also critical in the implementation of the Diplomas Now collaborative model which was piloted in Philadelphia and expanded nationwide.

As a passionate supporter of youth education, Darryl’s experience prior to City Year includes roles as the After School Programs Director at Foundations Inc., the Dean of Students for Family Charter School and two years of service as an AmeriCorps member for the National School and Community Corps in Philadelphia.  

Darryl is a Pittsburgh suburb native. He is a graduate of Penn State University and a lifetime member of the Penn State Alumni Association of which he is currently serving his third term on the Penn State Alumni Council, the governing body of the association. He is also a Co-Chair of the National Service Task Force in Philadelphia, Committee Member of the Cedar Park Neighbor Association Scholarship, and Founder of the Berta and Earnest Bundrige Jr. Diversity Scholarship in State College, PA.

Darryl can be reached at dbundrige@cityyear.org.