Mike Arkin, Operations Director, is passionate about addressing systemic oppression and institutional poverty and has channeled this passion into various high value leadership roles to deliver sustainable performance improvement for mission driven organizations. He has over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and is delighted to support the PYD team in stewardship of our great mission.
In his previous work, Mike gained valuable experience in nonprofit management, strategic business planning, and program development. Prior to joining PYD, he was a nonprofit management consultant at TDC, supporting mission-driven organizations across the sector. He also served as an Education Pioneers Fellow with The Community Group, a Lawrence-based charter management organization. Additionally, he worked as the Director of Outdoor Adventure for Youth Enrichment Services, an after-school, youth development organization in Boston.
Mike holds a BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Boston College and a MBA with concentrations in public, nonprofit management from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.