Loading Preparing Cameras

Mimi LeClair

About

Mimi LeClair is President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago where she oversees 20+ Clubs serving nearly 20,000 children each year. Mimi joined BGCC in April 2016. In her role, she is leading a strategic plan to increase the impact of the organization and the number of children helped through BGCC’s critical after-school programs, keeping a strict eye towards operational efficiency as well as an entrepreneurial approach to diversifying revenue streams.

Mimi has over three decades of experience in managing non-profits. Prior to coming to BGCC, Mimi was Vice President of Advancement at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, leading all resource development programs, providing strategic direction and overseeing board development, direct response, digital marketing, donor acquisition, communications, foundation relations, corporate sponsorships, major and planned gifts, special events, donor relations, operations and volunteer resources programs.

She is a frequent speaker and panelist at nonprofit leadership and fundraising conferences, including: National Nonprofit Federation Leadership Summit, NCDC Conference, New York Nonprofit Conference, Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference, and the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management

Mimi is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Direct Marketing Association, Professional Women’s Committee of Chicago and Women in the Development Profession. She serves on the St. Xavier University School of Nursing Advisory Board, and has served on the Board of Director for NCDC, and in an advisory capacity on numerous other boards, including DePaul University School of Music and Notre Dame College Prep, both in Chicago.

Additionally, Mimi provides pro bono consulting to numerous national and Chicago-based nonprofits on board development, how to start and grow fundraising programs, and nonprofit management.

Mimi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce from DePaul University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Tom.
Videos (1)
Lead With ‘YES’
Company Spotlight in Tech
EagleRail Container Logistics
videos (1)
Mike Wychocki
CALIBR Merchant Solutions
videos (1)
Raymond Siffel
Slack and Company
videos (1)
Gary Slack
8th Light
videos (1)
Paul Pagel
physIQ
videos (1)
Gary Conkright
Vous Vitamin, LLC
videos (1)
Arielle Levitan
Soothe
videos (1)
Chris To
Active Graphics
videos (1)
Jeremy Hayes
Burwood Group, Inc.
videos (1)
Jim Hart
CTS Computers
videos (1)
Tyler Wallace
TimeZoneOne
videos (1)
Daniel Thomas
Page Vault
videos (1)
Jeffrey Eschbach
MFV Expositions
videos (1)
Rob Lancit
Dolphin Rose Music and Media Worldwide
videos (1)
Dylan Jordan
Framework CareFree IT
videos (1)
Ben Kohn
DefendEdge
videos (1)
Lewis Borsellino
Steadfast.net
videos (1)
James Webb
Seller Labs
videos (1)
Jeff Cohen
Helix
AAron Dannenbring
Ensono
videos (2)
Tim Beerman
King Devick Technologies, Inc.
videos (1)
Danielle Leong
MotherG
videos (3)
Dave Davenport
Eved
videos (1)
Talia Mashiach
Mattersight
videos (1)
Kelly Conway
Winston Privacy
videos (1)
The Climate Corporation
videos (1)
Corbett Kull
UrbanBound
videos (1)
Michael Krasman
Codal
videos (1)
Keval Baxi
Chicago Public Library
videos (1)
Brian Bannon
Geofeedia
videos (1)
Phil Harris
Lawson Products
videos (2)
Michael DeCata
ADP
videos (1)
Chris Collins
Envoy Global
videos (1)
Jiobit
videos (1)
INXPO
videos (1)
Malcolm Lotzof
SoloInsight Inc.
videos (1)
Farhan Masood
Highland Solutions
videos (1)
Jeff Nixon
Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA)
videos (1)
Eric Whobrey
Insyte Consultacy Services
videos (1)
Raj Jha
Broadwind Energy
videos (1)
Peter Duprey
Emerging Technologies, Inc.
videos (1)
Inna Berkovich
WiredScore
videos (1)
Sixième Son
videos (2)
Colleen Fahey
Blue1647
videos (1)
Emile Cambry
Catalytic
videos (1)
Jeff Grisenthwaite
Market Track
videos (1)
Kristopher Kubicki
Punchkick Interactive
videos (2)
Zak Dabbas
Accretive Health Inc.
videos (1)
Dr. Emad Rizk