Leadership in Memphis
Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Memphis by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.
Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Memphis
Robyn Ford was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but made Memphis home in 2016. She started her City Year journey as an Impact Manager with City Year Columbia in 2014 and joined the City Year Memphis startup team in 2016. Robyn is the longest-standing staff member in Memphis, and she served as the Operations Manager, Development Manager, Development Director, and Interim Executive Director. She has her Bachelor of Arts in English from Spelman College and Master of Arts in Public Relations & Advertising from DePaul University. Prior to City Year, Robyn served as a substitute teacher while running her social media consulting business—Warm Soles Consulting.