LEXINGTON, Ky. — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass (BBBS) is excited to announce that Chris Peck has been named as the next CEO of the organization.
Peck is an experienced executive leader with more than 15 years in the non-profit sector, including 12 years of proven management experience with deep strengths in program and project planning, business and donor development, community engagement, public speaking, and marketing. He has dedicated his professional life to serving communities throughout Kentucky and more specifically supporting youth and families involved in the child welfare system.
Most recently, Peck served as the Director of Bellewood & Brooklawn’s Therapeutic Foster Care and Independent Living Programs in Louisville, where he was responsible for all aspects of departmental programming and fiscal performance. For 11 years prior, Peck served as the President/CEO of Hope Hill Youth Services. In addition to overseeing general operations, he was instrumental in raising capital, growing revenue, and expanding services to more than 30 counties in central and eastern Kentucky.
Peck is a past Big Brother in Montgomery County, an active member of the Children’s Alliance of Kentucky, serves on the Board of Directors of Traditional Bank, and has participated on multiple Governor-appointed and Congressional task forces regarding the well-being of children and families. He lives in Winchester, KY, with his wife, Becca, and their three girls.
BBBS’ mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. The organization aims to defend the potential of children in Central Kentucky by creating lasting relationships with mentors who provide support and encouragement to help them achieve their dreams.
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