The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is proud to announce that Mike Connors has been named as the organization’s new chairman of the board of directors. Tom Kirchhoff, who served in the role for the last two years, passed the gavel during a ceremony at the annual board retreat on Thursday, September 29th to Mike Connors. The two-year term officially started on October 1st.
“It is a true honor to be named chairman of such a dynamic and dedicated board. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is an organization that delivers life-changing results every single day for the children and families in Palm Beach County that need it most. It is my privilege to provide my leadership skills to not only continuing this non-profit’s incredible momentum, but growing it even further,” said Connors.
Dr. Michael Connors has served as President and Founder of AOL Technologies, Chairman and CEO of all AOL technical subsidiaries, President of The Connors Foundation, and Chief Investment Officer of Harper-Eton LLC. Connors
earned a B.S. in Engineering, an M.S. in Statistics, and a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Operations Research from Stanford University. He has been a past board member at Dasan Corporation, The Phillips Collection, and The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
“First, we need to thank Tom Kirchhoff for his inspiring leadership that was instrumental in increasing our programs, our Clubs, and our membership. Mike and his wife Julie have been long time supporters of our organization and their incredible recent donation is the lead gift for a new clubhouse to be built in West Palm Beach. He has an impressively kind heart and brilliant mind and we look forward to years of his inspiring guidance,” said Jaene Miranda, CEO & President of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.
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