Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County and a 35+ Club veteran, was one of four exceptional professionals recognized as a Masters & Mentors recipient from the Academy of Boys & Girls Clubs Professionals during the 106th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) National Conference in San Diego, Calif. As a testament to the Academy’s belief that “enduring lessons are taught by example,” Triolo was recognized for his inspirational leadership and mentoring of numerous staff within the Boys & Girls Club Movement. Masters & Mentors is a distinguished honor bestowed by the Academy’s National Advisory Council. Triolo was nominated by the National Training and Professional Development Advisory Committee based upon one or more of the following: contribution to the Boys & Girls Clubs Movement over a sustained period; successful mentoring of Academy members; demonstrated excellence in the Boys & Girls Clubs profession.
“We are proud to recognize Russell with the Masters & Mentors honor,” said Jim Clark, president and CEO, BGCA. “Each of the outstanding professionals has demonstrated a commitment to professional growth, development and high-level performance. We are delighted to have him among our distinguished group of leaders.”