Karen Tan, CEO of The Boy's & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas

Karen Tan brings extensive nonprofit experience to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (BGCD). Most recently, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Child & Family Service, one of Hawaii’s largest nonprofits. During her eighteen-year tenure, she focused on providing family-strengthening services and spearheaded innovative partnerships, fundraising strategies, and innovative programs.

“Karen’s record and wealth of experience of serving children, paired with her extraordinary leadership, made her stand out as the right person to build upon our Club’s success and take our mission to a new level,” said Eric Watson, BGCD Board Chair.

Tan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Master of Social Work from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Seattle Pacific University. She completed leadership development and executive coaching through Omidyar Fellows and executive leadership development through the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Executive Leadership Institute in partnership with the University of Michigan.

“For over 50 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas has been a leading organization supporting the academic, health, and character development of youth, a path toward a great future,” Tan said. “I’m honored and grateful to the Board for the opportunity to lead this organization and serve the greater Dallas community. With creativity, innovation, and partnership, we will accelerate the mission and transform lives.”

Her leadership contributions have earned her honors among Women Who Mean Business by Pacific Business News, 20 for the Next 20 by Hawaii Business Magazine, and Women to Watch by Hawaii Business News. She was recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Advocacy by Ho’oalanapua.

Want to connect with Karen Tan or The Boy's & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, just follow the links below!!!

Our Website: https://bgcdallas.org/ 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BGCDallas

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bgc.dallas/

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/boys-&-girls-clubs-of-dallas

Karen's LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-tan-6378701b/


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