Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago Client Success Story

In the Spring of 2010, newly appointed CEO James Keane requested assistance in two key areas to grow and expand its philanthropic support base. Interim Staffing began in June of 2010 simultaneous to internal preparations starting to begin the search. In August of 2010 the Alford Executive Search team launched the search, which received widespread interest and attention. In February of 2011, Mr. Scott Lorenz, former Executive Director of Chicago Cares, was named in to the Vice President of External Relations role.

In the spring of 2013, Mr. Keane retained Alford Executive Search, again, to fill a key executive role…the newly created role of Vice President of Youth Development.¬† A nationwide search yielded over 230 applicants, and from this pool, Ms. Alicia T. Vega was hired in August of 2013.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (BGCC) is a member of over 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and U.S. military bases around the world. BGCC serves more than 10,000 young people per year through 17 Chicago locations and one location in Ford Heights.