Curt has served as the President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township since joining the organization and the Boys & Girls Club Movement in July 2008, bringing with him a wide variety of non-profit experience.
Under his leadership, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township has expanded into one of the largest Boys & Girls Clubs organizations in the State of Illinois, doubling their operations with opening of four (4) new Club Unit locations (Parkview – 2009, Lakewood – 2011, Meadowdale – 2013 and Sunny Hill – 2014). Curt has been a catalyst in growing resources and operational support for the Club, overseeing a $1.2 million dollar budget, posting a balanced (or surplus) budget for five (5) consecutive years. In 2011, Curt was honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with the Midwest Vision & Spirit.
As an active member of the community, Curt currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the following non-profit agencies: Family Association of Greater Elgin, True Patriots Care Foundation and the Dundee Township Rotary Club, where he was installed as the President in July, 2014.
Curt is a graduate of Western Illinois University, where he obtained his B.A. in Business Communication ('02) and M.S. in Kinesiology, Sport Management ('05). Originally from Roscoe (Illinois), Curt was a former member of the Rockford Boys & Girls Club – Carlson Unit.
Curt is married (Jessica) and has three children (Abigail, Nolan and Logan).
Mike has been working with youth since he graduated from Spring Arbor University in 1994 with a degree in Recreation Management. He has been with the organization since it opened in January of 1997. “It has been great to see the club, and the kids grow through the years.” Mike has been in his current role as Vice President of Operations since 2008, where some of his duties include oversight of the unit directors, volunteer recruitment, grant management, staff development, and outcome measurement. “This is my dream job, and the best thing about working with the organization is being able to offer opportunities to youth who need us the most.”
Amalia has been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township organization since 2004, working her way up the ranks from a part-time staff to a full-time Unit Director. She currently serves as our Vice President of Program Services overseeing the development and implementation of impactful programs and grant-related projects by providing strategic direction to Club staff to ensure impactful outcomes.
Amalia serves as the organization’s bi-lingual liaison for the Hispanic community and is very active in the local community working with several of the Club’s business partners, as well as the Carpentersville AM Rotary Club.
As a proud parent to three children of her own, Amalia has a true passion for working with youth. “I am very proud of the work that our organization provides on a daily basis to the children and families in our community, it is a much needed service.” Amalia when away from work, loves to spend her time salsa dancing and frequenting Starbucks for her coffee!
Jennifer started working with Boys & Girls Club in August, 2009, where she was the founding director at our Parkview Site. She is currently a member of our Admin team as the Club Services Manager. She works closely with our staff of Directors in helping to coordinate club activities and special events. She also coordinates our volunteers and mentors for each of the sites.
Jennifer is a lifelong member of the Carpentersville community. Having been raised and raising her own family here, she is familiar with the area, it’s assets and it’s needs. Working at Boys & Girls Club is so much more than a “job” for Jennifer. It’s an opportunity for her to make a difference in the lives of the local families she has been blessed to get to know.