Kevan Anthony Barton

Kevan Anthony Barton, Executive Director, kbarton@bgcb.org

Kevan Anthony Barton is Executive Director of YouthConnect, with more than 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents in the Boston area. Kevan received his MSW from Boston University. Having worked with several nonprofits in the Greater Boston area, Kevan has extensive leadership and management experience, including at Middlesex Community College, where he was the Assistant Director and the Lead Social Worker for The B.R.I.D.G.E. Program, an alternative middle school in Lowell, MA.

Kevan began his work with YouthConnect in 2002 as a district-based social worker in South Boston, then moving to the Roxbury district, the Gang Unit/School Police Unit, and a Senior Social Worker. In his most recent role after returning to YouthConnect in 2015, Kevan served as Director of Operations, ensuring that program policies and procedures are up-to-date and reflect the mission of the program. Additionally, Kevan manages the development of the client database platform to help inform best practices and policies in the program logic model.