Senior Leadership Team
Stacie Peugh, President & CEO
Stacie Peugh is the President and CEO of the YMCA Cape Cod. She believes we can make our communities stronger by investing in people of all ages to support them in pursuing a life of continuous learning & development. Stacie has a proven track record of transforming YMCAs to meet the needs of all people in the communities they serve. She is proud of her leadership strengths in fiscal and human capital approaches allowing the Y to attract and retain a thriving workforce & volunteer supporters to best serve the community.
Stacie has been awarded the Eastern Bank Community Advocacy Award for her outstanding commitment to the community as well as the Paul Lorusso Leadership Award. Stacie holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education & Biology from The College of Saint Rose.
Steve Telesmanick, Chief Operating Officer
Steve Telesmanick is the Chief Operating Officer of the YMCA Cape Cod and believes that the work he does every day makes a positive impact on individuals, families, children and the entire Cape Cod community.
Steve is proud to be a part of expanding programs & services by supporting the opening of 6 new school-age childcare locations, 3 new early education centers, and 1 new summer camp that all allow the YMCA to serve more children in the Cape Cod community.
Steve has a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and an MBA in Organizational Leadership from Johnson & Wales University in Providence. RI.Email Steve
PJ Richardson, Chief Financial Development Officer
PJ Richardson is the Chief Financial Development Officer who believes that it is our responsibility to nurture the potential of every child and teen. By instilling our core values in children, we change our future in subtle life-altering ways. It is through our efforts to provide enriching experiences along with support and guidance that all children thrive.
PJ has enjoyed an ambitious career focused on securing the resources needed to ensure the YMCA Cape Cod is able to keep our promise to the community. PJ embraces the Y’s promise that no child will be turned away from our supportive programs and enriching opportunities due to an inability to pay. PJ considers himself to be part of a team of professionals who pride themselves on being the change they want to see in the world.
PJ holds a bachelor’s degree in Government with a minor in Sociology from West Virginia Wesleyan College.Email PJ
Mike Merrill, Chief Finance Officer
enjoys his role as Chief Finance Officer at the YMCA Cape Cod because it allows him to combine his business experience with an entity whose focus includes youth development and healthy living. These initiatives closely mirror his own interests. He believes services that the YMCA Cape Cod provides for working parents and families across Cape Cod are invaluable.
Mike has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University with 18 years of accounting and finance experience across various industries including nonprofit, manufacturing, investment services, and real estate.Email Mike
Christine Ezersky, Chief Human Resources Officer
Christine Ezersky is the Chief Human Resources Officer of the YMCA Cape Cod. This journey has brought her through a variety of experiences and growth where she has been able to support our employees in their work, well-being, and personal lives. She loves helping others and her role provides the opportunity to support our staff who positively influence the lives of people and our communities.
In 2010 she received the Unsung Hero Award and in 2011 she received the Employee of the Year Award for the YMCA Cape Cod.
Rose Ann Francis, Senior Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator
Rose Ann Francis is the Senior Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator for the YMCA Cape Cod. She maintains accurate meeting notes and administrative directives in working with the Board of Directors, Committees, Staff, and Community partners of the YMCA. Rose Ann also maintains the CEO’s daily schedule of meetings. She oversees the Volunteer program and records for over 400 volunteers of the YMCA. Rose Ann believes the YMCA provides a vital service to community members at every stage in their lives. She is grateful for the opportunity be a part of an organization that helps make confident kids and supports contributing engaging adults.
Rose Ann previously has been employed in the private club industry and worked on two national golf sporting events (the US Open and the Ryder Cup Matches). While employed at The Country Club in Brookline MA she was awarded the Employee of the Year. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management from Appalachian State University, Boone North Carolina. Email Rose Ann