Jason Holton, Vice President and Executive Director

Jason Holton currently serves as the leader of City Year Milwaukee in his role of Vice President & Executive Director. In this role, Jason serves as the primary leader, internal manager, strategist, external champion, and builder of the site. Jason began his work in Milwaukee, the city he calls home and where his family has been deeply rooted for multiple generations, in 2009 when he founded the City Year Milwaukee site alongside champions and stakeholders in the city. His career with City Year, however, began in 2005 as the National Recruitment Systems Manager. In 2006, Jason was promoted to National Recruitment Director overseeing the product & process development for the City Year network recruitment function. Jason then led the City Year Washington, D.C. Program and Service department as the Deputy Director. During his time in Washington, DC, Jason was accepted into the competitive inaugural class of LEAD City Year, an internal program aimed to sustain a culture of continuous talent investment aimed at accelerating the organization's growth and cultivating future site leadership. Jason came to the organization with a BA from Lake Forest College where he studied History and African American Studies. Jason has also been involved as a Board Member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of SE Wisconsin, FUEL Milwaukee, We Grow Greens and graduate of LeadBoston.