Gary Bagley is the Executive Director of New York Cares, New York City’s largest provider of volunteer-led social services programs, and the biggest affiliate of Points of Light, the global organization dedicated to volunteer service. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Points of Light and the New York State Commission on National and Community Service. Gary led New York Cares in garnering The New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Award for Overall Management Excellence and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.

Gary co-authored the "Volunteer Engagement and Management" chapter in the new edition of the textbook, Nonprofit Management 101.

His previous experiences include positions at organizations focused on arts education – Young Audiences New York and TADA! Youth Theater.

Bagley has also served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Baruch College on the Administration of Non-Profit Institutions and Public and Non-Profit Management. He received his B.S. in Planned Studies (Music Composition) from Ithaca College, and an MPA from Baruch College.