Fry was previously the CEO of the Wood River Community YMCA. Fry started working at the YMCA in 2004 as a program director, left the Y in 2007 as associate executive director, and returned to the Y in 2011 as CEO.
Fry graduated from Whittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio as a psychology major and earned a master’s in performance psychology at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. Fry worked as a graduate assistant for the football team at Ithaca and coached football there.
He also owned a production company in the Wood River Valley called Peak Productions. He started working with the Youth Ranch in the spring as a nonprofit management consultant, and became CEO on August 1.
The Idaho Youth Ranch is a nonprofit agency that offers emergency shelter, residential care, job readiness training, alternative education, adoption services, family counseling, and other services for at-risk youth and families. The nonprofit operates a network of thrift stores and employs more than 450 people in Idaho.