Brian Williams joined the Expanded Learning Program in 2015, having previously served as Program Director for Evanston’s Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U), which he joined in 2004 as a Youth Development Specialist. After moving up to become Assistant Program Director for several Y.O.U. youth initiatives, He spent a year and a half as 4-H Youth Development Educator with the University of Illinois Extension, returning to Y.O.U. in 2012.
Williams, who holds a B.A. in sociology and business from Northeastern Illinois University and an M.A. in nonprofit administration from North Park University, received the 2010 YMCA Award for Excellence in Youth Services.