Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties has announced the promotion of Dawn Page to Vice President of Operations and the hire of Shelley Brooks as Vice President of Finance. Both executive positions will play an instrumental role in providing more than 9,000 youth in Sarasota and DeSoto Counties with enriching educational, developmental and recreational programs.
Page is a Sarasota native who graduated from Cardinal Mooney and joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties in 1991 as a Counselor at the former Fruitville Boys & Girls Club. She studied at the University of Central Florida, and graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Page returned to Sarasota after college, and continued to grow her career throughout the organization. She has held a variety of positions at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties over the past 28 years including Program Director, Club Director, Director of Education, Area Director, Director of Youth Services and Director of Operations. As Vice President of Operations, Page will plan, direct and evaluate the daily operations of the organization’s six Club locations and four school sites.
Brooks brings 28 years of nonprofit and financial management experience from businesses across Tampa Bay to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. Born and raised in Clearwater, Brooks graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration in 1994, and secured her MBA with a concentration in Accounting from St. Leo University in 2008. She has held executive positions at multiple organizations including Directions for Mental Health, Inc.; New College Foundation, Inc.; and, most recently, ShelterBox USA. As Vice President of Finance, Brooks will lead all financial and administrative aspects including internal control processes, financial compliance and grant management.
For more information, visit bgcsdc.org or call 941-366-3911.