Gillespie Leaving YNDC for Job in Pittsburgh - Vindicator

Presley L. Gillespie, the founding executive director of the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. is resigning in mid-May to become president of Neighborhood Allies, a new community development agency in Pittsburgh.

“The opportunity to lead Neighborhood Allies is an outstanding opportunity for me to continue to leverage my abilities and life-long commitment to improving the quality of life of people affected by blight and disinvestment,” Gillespie said today.

The YNDC board of directors will appoint Ian J. Beniston, the agency’s deputy director for four years as interim executive director.

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