BGCTC Announces New Elected Board Members!

As we continue our journey of growth, guided by the North Star Goal of “all members on track for a successful future beyond high school,” Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities would like to announce seven recently elected members to our Board of Directors: Abe Jacob, MD, Sheriff Dawanna Witt, Yolanda McIntosh, Heather DuBois, Damon Jenkins, Marcio Thompson, and Adrian Wilson.


Dr. Abe Jacob serves as Chief Quality Officer at M Health Fairview, a joint clinical enterprise of a large community health system (Fairview Health Services) and an academic medical center, the University of MN Medical Center/University of MN Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Jacob thrives in educating his patients about their health and does so in a holistic sense.

Sheriff Dawanna Witt is the Hennepin County Sheriff. Sheriff Witt made history as the first woman and person of color to hold the office. To this day, Sheriff Witt continues to work within her community as she saw firsthand how her actions could make a positive impact and difference in the lives of young people—which remains a passion of hers to this day. Sheriff Witt is also a Boys & Girls Club alum!

Yolanda McIntosh serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Associated General Contractors of Minnesota. McIntosh continues to work towards making the world a better place while setting many inspiring examples for future young leaders through her accomplishments and helping companies take bold steps towards creating an equitable, safe workspace.

Heather DuBois is the Senior Vice President leading the Institutional Corporate Accounts team for North America at ECOLAB. DuBois is a dynamic executive leader with broad, global experience and a successful track record of building and leading high performing, diverse, and inclusive teams. DuBois continues to lead with authenticity, focusing on ways to create positive impacts for the community and the planet.

Damon Jenkins serves as Senior Vice President and Twin Cities Regional Market President for First Independence Bank (FIB), Minnesota’s first Black-owned Minority Deposit Institution and full-service commercial bank. Jenkins has more than 16 years of experience in the banking industry, with expertise in banking, commercial and consumer lending, strategic planning, leadership, and more. Having attended a Boys & Girls Club in his youth, Jenkins continues to be active in the community and is a leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Marcio Thompson is the Vice President, Community Development Relationship Manager at Huntington Bank, with over twenty years of experience coordinating service integrations for statistically marginalized communities. A Boys & Girls Club alum, Thompson has an expert understanding and passion for diversity and inclusion, civic engagement and fostering strong, healthy relationships within the community.

Adrian Wilson is an award-winning filmmaker, super dad, all-round creative, and CEO of Bryson Studios. Wilson has collaborated with a variety of organizations including the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities, Mall of America, and more throughout his career. In addition to his various professional achievements, Wilson is a passionate advocate for social causes, with a dedication to community engagement and social impact.

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