Former CEO of Cradle Beach to lead organization into new chapter
(Buffalo, NY) – Compeer of Greater Buffalo, the only organization in Western New York dedicated to recovery through the healing power of friendship, announced today the hiring of Timothy M. Boling, CFRE as its new Executive Director. Mr. Boling will succeed long time founder and current executive director, Michele Brown who retires at the end of this year.
“Mr. Boling brings a wealth of leadership and development experience to the organization as well as a solid track record in taking non profit organizations to the next level of development,” stated Michael P. McMahon, Senior Vice President with Key Bank and Chairman of the Compeer Board. “Finding someone to take the reigns from Michele was no easy task and after an extensive national search we are so pleased to welcome Tim to the Compeer Family.”
One of the major initiatives that Boling will see through is the merger of Compeer of Greater Buffalo with Compeer Inc., encompassing more than 50 chapters worldwide. This merger brings the Compeer Buffalo Chapter full circle as when it was founded in 1985 by Brown, it was originally under the auspices of Compeer Inc.
“It is truly exciting and an honor to be joining the Compeer family. The Board’s confidence in my leadership is humbling. I look forward to introducing the many business and philanthropic friends that I have made in the community to the transformative work that Compeer is doing in our community.”
Boling officially joins the organization effective October 3, 2016 and will work closely with Brown on a transition plan.
BIOGRAPHY OF TIMOTHY M. BOLING, CFRE:
A proud resident of Buffalo, NY, Timothy most recently served as CEO of Cradle Beach, Inc. where he lead full-time staff of 42 and seasonal staff of 110 plus. In his role, he provided oversight for four programs that served 1,200 children annually with staff, lead 600 volunteers annually and increased the organization budget from $800k to $2.4 million in nine years and staffing from 9 to 42.
Boling also has an entrepreneurial side as the Founder and current President of Christiangrants.com. The business offers an online grant directory and other grant resources for nearly 2,000 churches/ministries across the country.
Prior to his time with Cradle Beach, Boling was Executive Director of Computers For Children, Cradle Beach Camp and also served as Director of Development for Meadowbrook Christian School in Milton, Pennsylvania and for the Buffalo Christian Center.
Boling earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a Minor in Marketing from State University College at Buffalo, is a 2016 Graduate of Harvard Business Institute for Non-Profit Excellence and a 2015 Graduate of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) through UB. Active in his community, Boling serves a number of different organizations including as a Board Member at Parent Network and West Side Community Services.