Newsmaker: Michael Brotchner ’95

Michael Brotchner ’95 joins YouthBuild USA in a newly created role as chief strategy officer. He will lead the nonprofit’s strategic plan and supervise the development, communications, and data services departments. Brotchner previously worked as a program officer at the Schultz Family Foundation in Seattle and as the executive director of Sustainable South Bronx. YouthBuild USA provides training, leadership development, pass-through grants, quality assurance, and advocacy for the 360 local YouthBuild programs operating in 23 countries. After majoring in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan, Brotchner earned his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.