Executive Staff

  • Chief Executive Officer - Patti Alderson
    Chief Executive Officer - Patti Alderson

    A long-time resident of West Chester/Liberty, Patti has been instrumental in developing the philanthropic arm of the community. Patti led the effort to open the original Club in 2014, and with the support of Lakota Schools and many generous people who saw the need for a larger facility, Patti was able to raise the funds and open the doors to the current Club facility on January 4, 2018. She loves being at the Club and says just being with the kids makes it all worthwhile. “Our kids are amazing!”

  • VP of Operations - Emily Hardy
    VP of Operations - Emily Hardy

    Combining a degree in elementary education from Xavier with over fifteen years of working with youth, Emily inspires confidence in Club members with programs that promote health and happiness. If you hear singing coming from the office, there's a good chance it's coming from the VP of Operations’ office. Though she loves to use her voice, her passion is helping Club members find their own.

  • VP of Development - Dale Kozma
    VP of Development - Dale Kozma

    Dale has nearly two decades of experience in marketing and communications, including client and community relations for PNC Bank and marketing and sponsorship development for LPGA and PGA Tour events. She believes that opening the door of hope and opportunity to others is the greatest gift that we can share. A native of southwestern Virginia, she brings a little bit of that southern hospitality to each person she meets.

  • Program Director - Lauren Elllis
    Program Director - Lauren Elllis

    With an impressive track record of professional childcare and international missions, it’s easy to see why her heart for humanity found a home with BGCWCL. She sees potential in all, both big and small. Though not in her official job description, Lauren is our resident calligrapher and coffee connoisseur.

  • Program Director - Al Washington
    Program Director - Al Washington

    Al has aligned his career to be an advocate for kids who are often misunderstood due to their living circumstances and misguided behavior. Al attended Wright State University and majored in Middle Childhood Education. Not stopping there, Al is currently a student at the University of Cincinnati pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with minors in History, Psychology, and Communication. Al also volunteers at Crossroads Church and is a member of the "Men of Standard" group.

  • Arts Specialist - Caleb Redslob
    Arts Specialist - Caleb Redslob

    With a B.A. in Graphic Design, Mr. C believes in the value of empathy and the power of roleplay, and encourages kids to explore the world through both visual and performing arts. Mr. C finds inspiration in the infinite imagination of children, and wants every day at the Club to feel like an adventure. This proud nerd thrives on a little controlled chaos.

  • Volunteer Coordinator - John Lindeman
    Volunteer Coordinator - John Lindeman

    A family man and Cincy fan, John has built positive relationships with youth as both a teacher and a coach over the course of the last thirty-five years. The Club and the community know him simply as “Coach”, and he’s certainly earned the title. His priority is making sure every day runs safely and offers proven, high-quality programs.

  • Club Manager - Curtricia Burrell
    Club Manager - Curtricia Burrell

    With a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Education, even that couldn’t keep Miss Cici from her true passion - children! Her interest for helping children succeed started quite some time ago. Miss Cici has a smile that brightens up a room and a genuine heart for our children. The children flood her with love. She’s even known as the “mom” of the Club. Miss Cici truly enjoys being the Club Manager and looking after all of our members!

Executive Staff Contact Info

Chief Executive Officer Patti Alderson palderson@bgcwcl.org
VP of Operations Emily Hardy ehardy@bgcwcl.org
VP of Development Dale Kozma dkozma@bgcwcl.org
Program Director Lauren Elllis lellis@bgcwcl.org
Program Director Al Washington awashington@bgcwcl.org
Arts Specialist Caleb Redslob credslob@bgcwcl.org
Director of Administration Beth Greenwalt bgreenwalt@bgcwcl.org
Volunteer Coordinator John Lindeman jlindeman@bgcwcl.org
Club Manager Curtricia Burrell cburrell@bgcwcl.org

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