Dwight Powery

National Site Director, West

Dwight Powery is the National Site Director at Year Up, a nationally workforce development nonprofit organization, where he is responsible for all of Year Up’s West Coast operations. With over 250 corporate partners nationwide, including General Electric, LinkedIn, State Street, and Salesforce, Year Up provides young adults with the opportunity to reach their full career potential through paid training and corporate internships. Dwight comes to Year Up with more than 30 years of executive experience in both corporate and nonprofit environments. While at LifeMoves, a major nonprofit that works to support the transition of homeless families to stability, Dwight served as the Vice President of Strategy, Operations, and Technology. Prior to holding that role, Dwight worked in global account management, services and operations at Hewlett Packard. An active community member, Dwight volunteers as a youth basketball coach, works closely with the Arthritis Foundation of Northern California, and served as a board member of Friends of CARRA (Children Arthritis Rheumatology and Research Alliance). Dwight graduated from Columbia University and completed the Executive Development program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

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