Jeff Blair joins Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County as VP of resource development
Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County has hired Jeff Blair as the nonprofit’s vice president of resource development, a role focused on securing funds to enhance club programs and facilities.
Blair provides leadership and direction to the organization’s CEO and Board of Directors for all development activities through a multi-year Resource Development Plan that identifies measurable goals and is aligned with the organization’s strategic plan. He is responsible for donor stewardship and cultivation, grant writing, corporate and community partnerships, database management and budgeting. Additional duties include event planning and execution, board recruitment and development, marketing and public relations.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County operates After-school Programs and Summer Enrichment Programs at eight community, neighborhood and school-based clubs. Programs serve members ages 6 to 18.
Prior to joining Boys & Girls Clubs, Blair was director of advancement and development at Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers, where he led fundraising, philanthropic and development initiatives. He also has experience as owner of Berringer Brands and district manager for Coach and Timberland.
Blair studied business administration at Shepherd University.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County
Established in 1974, Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County serve children and teens through school-based, neighborhood and community club locations. The nonprofit’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. After-school and summer programs focus on five core areas: education and career, service and leadership, health and wellness, the arts, and sports and recreation. For more information, please visit BGClee.org or call 239-334-1886.