Brigade Boys & Girls Club has announced Angie Hill as its new CEO, according to a news release.
Hill began her role in August and succeeds previous CEO Rick Sears, who retired after a two-year tenure leading the organization, officials said.
Hill is the first-ever internal candidate promoted to serve in this capacity and the organization’s first female CEO, according to the release.
"I am delighted to see a carefully executed succession plan come to fruition. Angie represents everything that the Boys & Girls Club is about … she is compassionate, driven, community-minded … I can’t imagine a more capable individual to lead Brigade into the next decade," Sears said in the release.
Hill has held several previous leadership positions at the club in resource development, grants management, programming, operations and staff training during her 10-year tenure with the organization, stated the release.
Brigade Boys & Girls Club serves more than 2,200 children, from kindergarteners to high school seniors, through afterschool and summer programming, and has 11 locations in its tri-county network, stated the release.
Hill is a business and accounting graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Hill previously spent more than 10 years in the clinical trial industry.