“The Future of Non-profit Organizations in Major League Baseball”
Charley Frank began as the Executive Director of the Reds Community Fund in 2004. He directs the fund’s field renovation efforts, developed the youth baseball/softball funding programs and expanded the Reds Rookie Success League throughout the region. He has established annual fundraisers such as the Marty Brennaman Golf Classic, Redlegs Run and the Family Catch and is leading the capital campaign and planning efforts for the new Reds Urban Youth Academy which breaks ground in 2013. Frank also serves on the board of the Cincinnati Public Schools’ Activities Beyond the Classroom foundation and the Holom House. Previously, Frank spent 11 years with the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves as vice president of communications. Frank is a Northwestern University and Walnut Hills HS graduate.