December 19, 2022

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City names Jason Roth as President and Chief Executive Officer

FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE: December 19, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Sharon Cleaver at or 816-462-0136

Jason Roth

Kansas City, Mo. – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City (BGCGKC) announced today that the Board of Directors has unanimously named Jason Roth as the next President and CEO, effective January 2, 2023. BGCGKC conducted its search process with the assistance of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s CEO Search Team.

Jason Roth has been a leader in the non-profit sector for twenty years and has been with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City for over a decade. He possesses a vast and deep knowledge of the organization and has played a critical role in its growth in recent years.

Prior to being named President and CEO, Jason Roth led the resource development department and has driven significant transformation for the Clubs. He has been instrumental in the cultivation of strong civic and corporate partnerships and built grassroots support across the metropolitan area. In addition, he has significantly increased resources to drive Club initiatives. Roth is a dynamic leader whose passion for the Boys & Girls Club mission shines bright among Club youth, staff, partners, donors and volunteers he serves with on various campaigns.

Roth is a native of St. Louis and has been a resident of Kansas City for more than twenty years. He and his wife, Christina, have two daughters who share their love of sports and outdoor adventures. Roth completed his bachelor’s degree in Public Relations at the University of Central Missouri where he currently serves on the Public Relations Professional Advisory Board.

For Jason Roth, the role of President and CEO is a humbling opportunity, “Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is incredibly important to me. The Clubs are at the forefront of youth development in the Kansas City community. We are blessed to have so many outstanding stakeholders that continue to invest their time, talent and treasure toward the achievement of our mission. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this amazing organization. I look forward to continuing our unwavering focus of providing young people across our community with resources and opportunities so that they may achieve their greatest aspirations.”

As President and CEO, Jason Roth’s responsibilities include leading the organization’s strategic direction, oversight of organizational operations, financials, programming, brand reputation, talent recruitment, resource development and stakeholder relationships. The President and CEO also serves as the organization’s primary ambassador and lead communicator. In partnership with his team, Roth will oversee the organization’s 10 Unit locations. The President and CEO reports to BGCGKC Board Chair, Damon Bryant.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City:

For 110 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City has been inspiring kids to live out their dreams through affordable, accessible opportunities in the urban core. We offer programs in 10 locations in and around the greater Kansas City area. With the help of generous supporters, nearly 8,000 local kids get to experience the life opportunities every child deserves. We give them outlets to learn and grow, access to mentors and peers who care and the chance to let loose and be a kid – all in a safe space. Whether it allows them to attend a baseball game, see a private tutor, take art classes or go on a field trip, your support provides the enrichment and resources to help kids stay on the path to a brighter future.

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