It takes time to change lives. There is no magic formula, it’s not done overnight. Our approach is based on a solid foundation that has shown us Time is our greatest asset when dealing the young people in our program.
We believe in kids! Although our programs can be demanding we have found that the kids we work with respond to a achievement based programs. We believe they can achieve really big goals and we inspire them to do so.
Kids Can Succeed. That’s our core value that drives all of our efforts.
As Executive Director, Richard oversees all aspects of the full- spectrum of our community initiatives , including education programs, health & fitness, technology, the Kids Success after school club, new community groups, and Children Health & Youth Sports.
Richard has more than 20 years of experience in youth leadership & business, having served as a Vice President with multiple companies over two decades. Prior to Kids Can Succeed, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Internet Marketing Services Inc. Over his career, he has worked as a consultant for American Express, International Cruise & Excursions Inc & Expedia Inc and other fortune 500 companies.
An Arizona resident since 2004, Richard has been active in the community, including volunteering and serving on a number of boards. His community involvement involves many areas including running for City Council. Currently, he spends a large portion of this time mentoring kids and young people through the many program initiatives providing by Kids Can Succeed.
Robin is director of our children initiatives.