Robinson will lead the organization’s Human Resources Division with an overall focus on leading strategies for talent development, employee engagement, DEI and HR systems and operations for the national office.
ATLANTA, GA - February 21, 2023 - Boys & Girls Clubs of America, one the nation’s largest youth development organizations, has named Felicia Robinson its new Chief Human Resource Officer. Based at its national headquarters in Atlanta, Robinson will lead the organization’s Human Resources Division with an overall focus on leading strategies for talent development, employee engagement, DEI and HR systems and operations for the national office.
“We are honored to welcome Felicia to Boys & Girls Clubs of America as we double down on helping kids and teens achieve their full potential,” said Jim Clark, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “As a champion of people, Felicia’s experience and leadership will enable our organization to continue to strengthen and grow to serve more youth, families and caregivers across the nation, on Native lands and U.S. military bases world-wide.”
A proven leader in human resources, Robinson will join Boys & Girls Clubs of America from Bright Horizons Family Solutions, where she served as Chief People and Inclusion Officer and redefined a blueprint to enhance long-term talent retention and acquisition strategies. Prior to her role with Bright Horizons, Robinson has held HR leadership roles at Dollar Tree, Belk, and The Coca-Coca Company.
Additionally, Felicia has a deep passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and will partner throughout the organization to support DEI initiatives that impact Boys & Girls Clubs.
There were two primary reasons she chose to join Boys & Girls Clubs of America. First, it made her three adult children so proud. Second, it’s a full circle moment for her family as both Robinson and her husband of 34 years benefitted from Boys & Girls Clubs as youth.
"It brings me professional and personal joy to have the opportunity to intersect my HR experience with my passion to be an advocate for our youth. Great futures indeed start at Boys & Girls Clubs of America and so did mine," Robinson shared as she reflected on her new career move.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America was founded in 1906 to lead a nationwide federation of local Boys & Girls Clubs. Today, nearly 5,000 local Clubs provide safe spaces, caring mentors and life-enhancing experiences for 3.6 million youth annually. Club programs engage kids and teens with learning opportunities that fuel academic growth, leadership, sports, health and wellness, and empower kids and teens to develop the essential skills they need to be successful beyond high school.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA.org) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs daily during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Clubs programming promotes academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Nearly 5,000 Clubs serve over 3.6 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook and Twitter.
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