Chief Executive Officer

Since January 2018 Pat has served as the Operations Director at Camp Manito-wish YMCA in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. He manages the operation of a 300-acre property with a full-service dining hall, 68 buildings, 566 beds, and 300 team members. The camp services over 3,400 participants and 75 leadership groups with a $3.5M budget.

From 2016 to 2018 Pat held the positions of Senior Recreation Supervisor and Recreation Supervisor with Denver Parks and Recreation. He operated a city-wide youth sports program spanning over 27 recreation centers and over 8,000 participants annually. He also managed expenses exceeding $1M.

Previously held positions include Senior Director of Membership and Community Development (2013-2016) with the Coal Creek Family YMCA in Newcastle, Washington and Executive Director (2012-2013) and Program Director (2009-2012), both at the YMCA Camp Shady Brook in Colorado Springs. Pat earned a Master of Science degree in recreation management from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse and a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise management from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.

pat.soldan@manito-wish.org

Testimonials

Watching the students tackle the challenges posed by the activities at Camp has enhanced my own appreciation, both for the students and for the work done by the Manito-wish staff and colleagues.
G. D.