Kelsey Louie

Chief Executive Officer, 
The Door

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Kelsey Louie is the new Chief Executive Officer of The Door. Before coming to The Door, Kelsey was the CEO of GMHC, the world’s first HIV and AIDS Service organization. In this role, Kelsey oversaw the agency’s $28 million budget and its strategy, operations, fundraising, policy, and programmatic initiatives. His approach combined a rigorous data-driven management style, sophisticated evaluation processes, and commitment to staff development.

Kelsey was appointed to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Task Force to End the AIDS Epidemic in New York State, and he was a contributor to the last two updates to the White House National Strategy to End AIDS as well as serving on the steering committee of Act Now: End AIDS, a national coalition to end AIDS. He is an Advisory Board Member for the NYU College of Global Public Health and strategic advisor for the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University.

Kelsey holds a master of social work from New York University and master of business administration from Columbia University. He presently is an adjunct professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work, where he has taught for almost 20 years. Recently, he was one of 53 faculty members to successfully complete the Inaugural Antiracism Pedagogy Seminar and helped update the school-wide curriculum to reflect and promote racial equity, social justice, critical race theory, and anti-oppressive practice.

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