Anthony Ottrando

Anthony Ottrando wearing glasses, grey suit, and light blue shirt

Chief Human Resources Officer

Anthony oversees one of YAI’s strongest assets: its staff. Since joining the organization in 2015, he has strengthened talent acquisition and performance management, and has made dramatic improvements to systems and administrative processes throughout YAI. Anthony has led interdisciplinary teams to address retention throughout YAI’s 4,000-person workforce, resulting in incentive initiatives, enhanced benefits, and new compensation structures. A career human resources professional, Anthony has provided strategic guidance in the publishing, banking, communications, and pharmaceutical sectors. Most recently, Anthony was the Director of Human Resources at BBDO Worldwide, the world’s largest advertising agency network. There, he spent more than a decade leading teams and implementing management policies for more than 2,000 employees. Anthony studied at Pace University and Hunter College.