Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland & Salem Counties (BBBS), one of the nation’s leading one-to-one mentoring programs for children and young adults, announced today that Chris S. Wolf has joined the organization’s Board of Trustees.
The BBBS Board of Trustees provides financial and strategic support and guidance to further the organization’s mission and vision. The BBBS Board is a diverse, compassionate, and dedicated group of individuals willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.
“Chris has a real passion for our agency’s mission of creating and supporting life-changing, positive-mentoring relationships for children in need throughout the community,” said Donna Bennett, President and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cumberland & Salem Counties. “He has a strong sense of community spirit and extensive connections within the business sector, and we could not be more thrilled to tap into the expertise that he brings. It is wonderful to have him as a member of the team as we work to increase access to programs that motivate and empower children to make positive decisions, improve academic results, avoid risky behaviors, and grow in a way that will positively impact our community.
Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He has worked in the banking industry since 1997, and is currently Vice President of Middle Market Commercial Banking for Columbia Bank serving the southern New Jersey and Philadelphia markets.
Mr. Wolf is also active in the community and professional organizations as a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, and the South Jersey Bankers Association. He is also a former member of the Gateway Community Action Board of Directors, and the RMA Southern New Jersey Board of Directors.
“I am honored to accept a position on the Board of Trustees for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland & Salem Counties,” Wolf said. “This great agency and its many volunteers are changing the lives of children in the community I grew up in. I am anxious to begin working with the members of the Board as we seek to make a positive difference for as many children as possible throughout Cumberland and Salem counties.”
To learn more about the role mentoring plays in our community, volunteer opportunities, or additional ways to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland & Salem Counties, please contact Tygh Powell, at 856.692.0916, or visit our website at www.southjerseybigs.org.