(St. Petersburg, FL, January 26, 2023) – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, President & CEO, Freddy Williams, was elected Chairman of the National Board of Directors for Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Professional Association. Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s national network employs over 60,000 paid staff at more than 5,000 Club locations, serving 2 million youth annually. Across the national network, Boys & Girls Clubs’ collective revenue exceeds $2.3 billion annually.
“Our enterprise is fortunate to have Freddy’s leadership at the community level and throughout the movement as Chair of the Professional Association,” says Jim Clark, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “His clear focus on enhancing individuals and team development will benefit all.”
“I am honored to be elected by my peers for this role at a time when communities need our services now more than ever. We have a unique opportunity to reimagine our future to promote and provide a pathway for world class talent at all levels, who will in turn empower youth to achieve success and champion opportunities for all young people in America.” stated Freddy Williams, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, President & CEO. “While I will still provide leadership locally in the Tampa Bay Region, I look forward to expanding my scope as the voice of the more than 60,000 Boys & Girls Club professionals that serve more than 2 million youth nationally.”
To learn more about this positive impact Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast is causing across Tampa Bay or to how you can join the Movement, email info@BGCSun.org.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE SUNCOAST
Mission: To provide high quality out of school time Club experiences proven to ensure our young people, especially those who need us most, are on track to graduate from high school with a plan, demonstrate good character and citizenship, and live a healthy lifestyle. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serves over 21,000 youth across Pinellas County. For more information call (727) 524-2427 and visit online at www.bgcsun.org.