OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Leandro has a six-member management team:

Kim Pace, Chief Executive Officer  

In her previous role as Chief Operating Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Leandro, Kim brought to bear her 18+ years of experience with and knowledge of youth development in designing and implementing the Club’s strategic Vision 2020 plan to advance best practices in this field ensuring that all Club youth have an equitable opportunity to realize and actualize their full potential.  Her own experience as the child of a single working-mother and after school participant greatly informed her vision.

Kim was instrumental in designing and implementing Vision 2020 to re-imagine the new Club facility site as both a designated Teen Center and Community Hub for the San Leandro community. Along with the former CEO, Bob Glotch, she catalyzed the San Leandro community – youth and families, Club Board of Directors, business, government, education, professionals and community-based organizations, in supporting and achieving the $10+ million capital campaign.  Kim enlisted her leadership and community organizing skills honed as Vice President-Rotary Endowment Foundation, current Board membership with Compete Youth, San Francisco, Vice President- San Leandro Improvement Association and San Leandro Leadership, to not only raise the capital funds but also guide the building renovation to its now 90% completion and soon to be, final completion.

Kim’s visionary thought and executive leadership has been and will continue to be instrumental in expanding the outreach of the Boys & Girls Clubs to an even broader community resulting in the enhancement of best practices in youth development for staff and youth served and long-term sustainability for the organization.

Kim holds a Bachelors of Arts degree, San Francisco State University in International Studies and a minor in Third World Studies and American Studies from the University of East Anglia.  Kim is a born and bred in the East Bay and resides in San Leandro with her husband and family.

kim@bgcsl.org
510-483-5581, x 311

Akin Joseph, Chief Operating Officer

Akin brings 8+ years of experience in youth development having worked with Special Olympics, Florida in a variety of positions supporting the Olympics in 67 Florida counties. He also brings management experience working with developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals creating opportunities for individual growth for them. Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on the island of St. Thomas, Akin moved to Miami, Florida to pursue a college basketball scholarship at Voorhees College where he received a B.S. in Sociology. Akin had a 7-year professional basketball career playing in the United States for CBA, IBL, NBDL and vet camp with the Seattle Supersonics and 2 games pre-season with the Philadelphia 76ers and overseas as well as serving as a 2-year National Team representative with FIBA. Akin brings his competitiveness, team leadership and work with youth around the globe to our Club members.

akin@bgcsl.org
(O) 510-483-5581
(C) 510-225-8678

Klaudia Hermosillo, Office Manager

Klaudia Hermosillo joined our BGCSL team in December 2018 as our new Office Manager.  Klaudia brings close to a decade of administrative experience in the Expanded Learning Field working in and around the state of California. Klaudia brings a high degree of expertise in analytics, logistics, metrics and data collection, organizational development, systems policies and procedures, staff training and more from both her Expanded Learning background and Stanford University Hospital as well as her business experience with the Ford Motor Company. Klaudia has been able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of her ever-changing role in BGCSL.  Klaudia has also been a bi-lingual interpreter serving as a primary liaison with parents at TutorWorks and non-English speaking patients at Stanford Hospital. Klaudia grew up on the Peninsula attending after school programming herself as a child and later worked as an Administrator for that same program. She understands personally the benefits of providing a quality after school program and knows the opportunities it can provide to a young person’s growth!

In addition to her duties as an Office Manager, Klaudia has also participated in our San Leandro Leadership Class, to which she became Class of 2020 graduation speaker and enjoys playing tennis with family members and old teammates.

klaudia@bgcsl.org
510-483-5581, x 322

Pat Marino, Capital Campaign Manager, Grant Writer

Pat brings 30+ years of experience in philanthropy having worked with corporate, community and individual foundations as well as multiple nonprofits primarily in the East Bay, but also in the San Francisco Bay Area. Pat was President of The Clorox Company Foundation; Executive Director, East Oakland Youth Development Foundation; consulting Program Officer with the Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream Foundation and Kaiser Aluminum’s corporate philanthropy program.Pat has worked with a wide range of nonprofit organizations assisting with fund development, strategic planning, board development and more.She worked to raise endowment funds for a local youth development organization as well as chairing the East Bay Funders, a group of 16-Bay Area foundations dedicated to neighborhood revitalization in Richmond and Oakland. Pat began her career as a high school teacher and has continued a focus on K-12 education and youth development. Pat holds an M.A. in History from the University of Illinois, was a Coro Foundation fellow, and has a California Community College credential.

pat@bgcsl.org
510-483-5581, x318

Edgar Torrico, Director of Teen Programs and Professional Development

Originally from Washington D.C., Edgar has had over 18 years of experience working in youth development and expanded learning programs. He first developed a passion for youth development while working with a youth organization in his familiesnative Bolivia, ever since, he has been committed to helping young people everywhere reach their full potential. 

Prior to joining the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Leandro Edgar worked as an Outreach Counselor, Educational Coordinator and Programs Director for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington where he gained vast experience and knowledge in many areas of youth programming. Edgar has innovated, developed and effectively directed a variety of programming for youth including everything from mentoring programs and adventure camps to employment and internship programs.

 In his spare time Edgar enjoys basketball, reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors. Edgar loves quotes and one of his favorites is: “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

edgar@bgcsl.org

Elizabeth Marquis A/P A/R & Payroll 

liz@bgcsl.org

Board of Directors

Shane  Walkerling, President

Tonya Saheli, 1st Vice President

Diana Souza, 2nd Vice President

Daryl Thomas, Treasurer

Phil Williams,  Immediate Past President

Bob Duey, Finance; Capital Campaign

Tom BowenNext Insurance, Head of Talent Development; Technology

Ivan Cornelius, Retired Past President

Karen Diaz, Karen Diaz & Associates

Mike LeFaivre; Special Events/ Retired

Ray Malgradi; General Manager, FH Dailey

Michael Miraglia, Miraglia Catering, Past President

Dev Mahadevan;  Board Member

Robert Winkler  Past President,  The Law Offices of Robert Winkler

Kim Pace, Executive Director

“The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Leandro believes that every child has the potential to BE GREAT.”