Chuck Brady serves as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, and has been instrumental in the growth of the organization since joining in August of 2006. Prior to joining the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Chuck served as the Senior Director of Government Relations for Boys & Girls Clubs of America from May 2003 thru July 2006 where he provided leadership to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s State-wide Government Funding Initiative in 25 states.
Chuck began his career in helping children in 1981 as the Athletic Director of the Salvation Army Boys Club in Gastonia, North Carolina, and was promoted to the Club’s Program Director in 1982. In 1983 he became the Unit Director of the Salvation Army Boys Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chuck accepted his first position as a Boys & Girls Club Executive Director with the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1985, and held that position until accepting the position of President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond, VA in 1992.