Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Hires New Chief Development Officer

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Winterville, NC – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain is happy to announce the selection of its new Chief Development Officer, Lorene Jackson effective August 1, 2018. Lorene has over 20 years of Boys & Girls Club experience in youth development and quality programming. She offers a history of proven results in the Boys & Girls Clubs Movement at the local, state and national levels. She is a skilled leader who prides herself in developing high performing teams and is an outstanding relationship manager.

Lorene is a graduate of Concordia University with a Masters of Art in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Tennessee. Formerly National Vice President at Boys & Girls Clubs of America, she also served at the national level in Government Relations, focused on procuring federal and state support for organizations across the Southeast. She is a proven leader through her history of working with nonprofits focused on underprivileged youth.

Kimberly Boyd, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain says, “I have had the privilege of working with Lorene for several years and I am thrilled to have her join our team. Her passionate commitment to youth, families and communities is contagious and I am confident she will help propel our organizations to new levels of service.”

The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. There are 17 Clubs throughout Pitt, Beaufort, Lenoir, Martin, Greene, Carteret, and Craven Counties serving approximately 1,400 members daily and 3,600 annually. For more information, visit the Clubs online at or call (252) 355-2345.