Boys and Girls Clubs launches search for new CEO

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Boys and Girls Clubs of The Tennessee Valley is launch a search for the organization’s next leader.

Current President and CEO Lisa Hurst accepted a position at the organization’s office in Arizona. The organization has launched a search committee to find a new president.

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“This is bittersweet news for Knoxville,” said Bunny Oakes, chairman for Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. “Lisa’s enthusiastic leadership and passionate commitment to the children at our clubs will be missed. However, the outstanding work of Lisa and her team captured the attention of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and led to her selection.”

Oakes said Hurst will remain in Knoxville through the end of the year, then take the reins in Scotsdale. Hurst served at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley for 30 years.

“We plan to identify the best person for the job through a nationwide search that will include members of our community and current staff,” Oakes said. “This is a pivotal time for the organization and it is an exciting one.”

The selection committee has already begun accepting applications. Those interested in applying can email resumes@bgctnv.org.

To learn more about the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley and current job opportunities, visit www.bgtnv.org.

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