leadership

Boys & Girls CLub of Atlantic City

Greatness is determined by service.

“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.”

Our Team

Stephanie Lutz-Koch

Chief EXECUTIVE Officer

STEPHANIE LUTZ-KOCH is a transformative leader who thrives on building organizations through strategic direction and structural change, enhancing people’s lives, and ultimately informing public policy social solutions. She is a charismatic team leader who moves easily between systems thinking and process frameworks, resulting in actionable approaches and positive outcomes. With energy, contagious enthusiasm, and passion, Stephanie engages others in the work and project management. She brings together business and purpose to create social impact within her local community and beyond.

Stephanie is the CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City, a premier youth development organization. In this role, she transformed a legacy organization to a nationally recognized two-generation, community-based family service organization despite the challenges of Covid. Working with high-net-worth donors and managing philanthropic foundation relations, she increased the organization’s budget enabling the service census to double. Through her leadership, the organization was awarded an unprecedented multi-million dollar grant by the Casino Reinvestment & Development Authority, developed Atlantic City’s STEAM Strategy with Apple, Adobe, and Google, and launched dual enrollment programs with Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton University for prospective first-generation students.

Previously, Stephanie was the SVP of Strategic and Business Development for JEVS Human Services, Pennsylvania’s largest social service organization. She served as executive advisor to the CEO and organizational advisor for fundraising, program development, and expansion through acquisition and partnerships. Earlier Stephanie was President, Founder, and Principal Consultant at SLK Consulting serving nonprofit and governmental entities. She was instrumental in clients’ successes in strategic growth, sustainability, and capacity development. She began her career at Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services and Philadelphia Works, formerly the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation.

Stephanie received an MSW from Temple University and a BA in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. She continued her leadership education at The Wharton School and Cornell University.  In 2023, she is expected to earn her MBA from Western Governor’s University.  Stephanie is sought after for speaking engagements and is also active in the community where she serves on local and regional Chambers of Commerce, as well as on the Atlantic County Workforce Development Board. Among her many recognitions for her contributions, she was recently listed in the Titan 100 Philadelphia CEO’s Award, attended the 2022 Greater Philadelphia’s Leadership Exchange, received a CHIEF Executive cohort appointment, and was honored at Slice Communications Internal Women’s Day.

Chelsey Luzetsky

Chief financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer Chelsey Luzetsky graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Stockton University and hit the ground running at the BGCAC. Hailing from Sayreville, New Jersey, Chelsey now considers the staff and Club Kids her second family. Her dedication to the Club is rewarded by the smiles that she sees on Club Kids’ faces every day.

Brian Little

Chief Strategy Officer

Born and raised in Atlantic City, Chief Strategy Officer Brian Little kept busy year round with sports. As he got older, his passion for football turned into a college scholarship. After graduating with a BA in Business Administration and an MBA, Brian returned to his hometown to help the youth of Atlantic City find their own paths to success. “I know and understand the challenges and distractions of the community, how difficult the road may be to rise above the cycle of poverty for the 93% of youth and families attending the BGCAC. Throughout my life, career and accomplishments, there has never been a greater feeling than what I do today to make a difference in the lives of those that need us the most.” His current role at the BCAC allows him to give back to his people, community and city. For Brian, this is a dream come true.

Dr. Aigner Holmes

Chief Operating officer

Dr. Aigner Holmes is a native of Roselle, NJ. She is a member of Clear View Baptist Church of Newark, NJ under the leadership of Dr. Curtis W. Belle Jr., where the value of servicing the community was instilled in her at a very young age. Community service is an integral part of her life, and she finds joy in empowering others. Education is a passion, for Dr. Holmes, she has a big heart for encouraging others to reach their potential.  Dr. Holmes graduated with her Doctoral Degree from Saint Peters University of Jersey City, NJ in the year 2020. With over 10 years of experience in the field of education, Dr. Holmes as served in various capacities. She has a gift of making learning enjoyable and approachable. Dr. Holmes believes that having an opportunity to serve our youth is one not to be taken lightly. There is joy is being witness to transformation, as the path is paved for our leaders of tomorrow.

Cassidy Brown

Director of Human Resources

Cassidy Brown is the Director of Human Resources at the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City. She is New Jersey native, raised in a rural town in Hunterdon County, and is recently new to the Atlantic City area as of 2021. Cassidy is a Rutgers University Business Administration graduate, SHRM-CP certified and has a diverse background in non-profit and government organizations. She has always strived to be a part of an organization that is community and service related. Cassidy aspires to increase retention and punctuality in the workplace by continuing to offer professional development opportunities to the Boys and Girls Club staff.

Stephen Clark

Board PResident

Steve Cocchi

FInance

SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRY

Cookie Till

Resource Development

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Tracey Triniwell

Programming

ATLANTICARE

Donna Michael-Ziereis

Governance

ATLANTICARE

Geoff Dorsey

Safety & Facilities

DORSEY CONSTRUCTION

Board of Directors

Resource Development

JP Blanchet

Masterminds Advertising

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENt

Janice Burg-Levi

Intracoastal Marketing and Strategy Group

Safety & Facilities, Program

Ronnie Burt

Finance

Leslie DiLugi

Republic Bank

Resource Development

David Finkel

Merrill Lynch

Facilities

Dr. Scott Fuerman

Fuerman & Fuerman, OD

Resource Development

Dan Goldberg

AC Linen

Governance

Amber Hamlett

Hamlett Consulting LLC

Resource Development

Rene Kane

NHHS Fox and Roach, Realtors

Safety & Facilities, Program

Rona Kaplan

Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law

finance

Mark Lippman

Wells Fargo

Program

Joe Lodise

Caesar’s Entertainment

PRogram

Maralyn Mason

Stockton University

Resource Development

Jake Perskie

Fox Rothschild

Resource Development

Chris Rippy

Tropicana

Program

Zenith Shah

Authentic City Partners/ Hayday Coffee