Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Announces Tim Wills As New Executive Director
ABERDEEN, MD (NOV 14, 2012) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (BGCHC), a non-profit focused on youth development for Harford County youth, today announces Tim Wills as the new Executive Director. Wills has been serving in the interim role since August when former Executive Director Randy Acosta resigned from the organization.
Wills was most recently the Associate Executive Director for BGCHC, where he managed the organizations operations for 4 Clubs, 1 extension site, Aberdeen Swim Center and Camp Hidden Valley. He has been with the organization more than three years. Wills has experience in operations, program development, marketing and development through his years of work in the Boys & Girls Clubs movement. He has also worked as a non-profit consultant, as well as with Boys & Girls Clubs in the Midwest, Southeast and Northeast regions.
“Tim Wills is a great asset to our organization and we look forward to his continued service as the Executive Director,” said Tory Pierce, Board President of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County. “Tim has proven himself with great organizational skills with the capability to become an outstanding leader moving forward.”
“I am proud of our accomplishments as an organization the last three years and look forward to our future as the Executive Director,” said Wills. “In my travels, I am inspired by the tremendous support throughout Harford County for the young people we serve. It is a privilege to lead as a voice and advocate on behalf of nearly four thousand youth. Through my new role, we will continue the urgency to help our young people realize their own great futures.”
BGCHC focuses its after school youth development in three areas: academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character and leadership.
Wills holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and numerous achievement awards through his work within Boys & Girls Clubs. He has been an active member of the local community serving on the Boards of LASOS and the Maryland Out of School Time Network. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF HARFORD COUNTY: Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County was established in 1989 by a group of concerned citizens in the Aberdeen area. In its 23 year history, it has grown to 4 Clubs and 1 extension site throughout Harford County, operation of Camp Hidden Valley, and the Aberdeen Family Swim Center and now serves more than 450 children and teens on a daily basis. Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Club is open to all youth ages 6 to 18 and provides positive youth development; Character & Leadership; Health & Life Skills; Education & Career Development; the Arts; and Sports, Fitness and Recreation. For more information visit us at www.bgcharfordco.org