After eight years at the helm of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, influential community leader Michael Johnson is leaving Madison to take his “dream job” as president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati.“I finally agreed to everything last week, but it’s a very emotional decision for my family because I love this community,” Johnson said. “I’ve received so much support.”The Greater Cincinnati branch is the sixth largest United Way in the country, serving 10 counties across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.Johnson came to the BGCDC in 2010, and has been credited with transforming the organization. In a Facebook post listing his proudest achievements, Johnson said the organization served just 1,800 children in 2010, a number that will increase to 8,000 by the end of 2018. The operating budget has grown by 318 percent since his arrival and the BGCDC raised over $25 million.A charismatic media presence, Johnson led community … [Read more...] about Boys and Girls Club CEO Michael Johnson to leave Madison for United Way position in Cincinnati
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