Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC) and the United Way of Larimer County (UWLC) are excited to announce the transition of Allison Hines to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County. She will assume responsibility on February 1, 2023. Hines replaces Kaycee Headrick, who served as CEO from 2017 to 2022.
Allison Hines has over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. Before becoming the CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County, Hines served as Senior Vice President of Resource Development at the United Way of Larimer County for more than eight years. As a longtime provider of essential services in United Way of Larimer County’s priority areas of youth and education, Hines’ transition to Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County will fortify this strategic partnership between the two organizations and amplify impact across the county.
“We are so excited to welcome Allison as the new CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County. Allison has had extensive experience with nonprofits and excelled as a leader in our community. She will undoubtedly continue to support and guide our organization in developing new and innovative ways to serve kids,” said Pete Meyer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County Board President.
ABOUT ALLISON HINES
A long-time Fort Collins resident and Colorado State University alumna, Allison began working in nonprofit development after graduating in 2001. During her tenure with United Way of Larimer County, Allison led the organization in increasing revenue by more than 40%. She grew several programs supporting local children and families, including establishing an endowed fund for WomenGive child care scholarships and expanding the Colorado Reading Corps tutoring program into all three Larimer County school districts.
She was recognized as the Fort Collins Chamber Young Professional of the Year in 2015 and actively volunteers with Poudre School District, Foothills Rotary, and the Fort Collins Soccer Club. When she’s not raising money for critical community needs in Larimer County, Allison enjoys hiking, running, skiing, and spending time with her friends and family.
For Allison Hines, the BGCLC opportunity is an honor:
“The work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County is vital to inspiring and elevating kids in our community, ensuring that every child that walks through our doors feels both supported and accepted. As a full-time working Mom to a 10-year-old little boy, I know first-hand how important a feeling of connection and belonging is to his academic and developmental success. I’m excited to join the incredible staff at BGCLC and continue to expand our reach, ensuring that all families have access to our programs.”
Echoing this sentiment, Deirdre Sullivan, President and CEO of United Way of Larimer County, is excited about this opportunity for the two organizations and the work ahead. “There is so much opportunity for expanded collaboration, partnerships, and demonstrating innovative ways of working to meet the needs of all youth and families in Larimer County. Allison’s new role is a fantastic transition for our shared goals,” states Sullivan.