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Heat Emergency in Boston
Mayor Wu announced a heat emergency in the City of Boston through Wednesday, July 17. Cooling centers will be open at 14 BCYF community centers Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Allison Vernerey

Executive Director

Allison Vernerey serves as the Executive Director of the Office of Youth Employment and Opportunity. Her goal is to support the growth of our programs and to serve all youth in Boston toward a successful career path. She is a dynamic leader with extensive experience in driving positive change and a proven track record in leadership and organizational transformation. She holds an MBA from Boston University's Questrom School of Business and a BS in Economics with High Honors from Duke University. 

In her professional career, she has successfully grown within the field of product management, holding various management positions at Decathlon, driving growth at Home Depot as a Digital Product Manager, and most recently as VP and head of Product for Zmags, a Boston-based marketing software company. 

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Allison is deeply committed to community engagement. She founded "Blue Devils vs. Cancer," a fundraising and support organization for those affected by cancer, and the Global Connection program, an international student engagement initiative.

Allison resides in Dorchester and loves to hike, swim, or do anything outdoors.

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