Big Brothers Big Sisters Of New York City Appoints Two New Members To Board Of Trustees

Press Release – NEW YORK, February 27, 2019Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC), the nation’s first and New York’s largest youth mentoring organization, has named two new members to its Board of Trustees: Anshell J. Boggs, vice president, head of global risk management for the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Susan Hinkson, executive vice president of Capalino + Company.

“Anshell and Susan are well-respected leaders in the professional community, and we are fortunate to welcome them to our Board of Trustees,” said Erin Scanlon, president of BBBS of NYC’s Board of Trustees. “We are confident that their support will help strengthen our impact and ability to ignite potential in our City’s youth.”

Mr. Boggs brings more than 25 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industries to BBBS of NYC’s Board. Prior to his role at the NBA, Mr. Boggs held a variety of leadership and risk management positions at Liberty Mutual Insurance, Pep Boys Corporation and Toys “R” Us, Inc. In addition to holding several professional designations, he is an active community member and serves on a number of committees and advisory boards. Mr. Boggs holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Business Administration and in 2017 obtained a master’s in global sports management from Georgetown University.

Ms. Hinkson has over three decades of experience in real estate, construction and design environments. Prior to joining Capalino + Company, she served as vice chair and commissioner of the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals, where she was responsible for the final administrative interpretation of the NYC Zoning Resolution, building code regulations and other statutory regulations. Prior to that, she served as borough commissioner for the NYC Department of Buildings, overseeing the Brooklyn borough operation. Ms. Hinkson sits on the Board of Trustees of New York Law School, Wave Hill in the Bronx and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. She received the Civic Fame Award in 2017 and is a registered architect in the state of New York. Ms. Hinkson holds a master of laws and a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pratt Institute.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (BBBS of NYC), the nation’s first and NYC’s largest youth mentoring organization, has served the changing needs of New York City’s most at-risk youth since 1904. The volunteer- and donor-based organization offers a variety of specialized mentoring programs to help children facing more complex challenges – including immigrant youth, children of incarcerated parents and those in foster care – as well as the Workplace Mentoring Program, which helps businesses throughout New York City positively impact the lives of young people and build a foundation for professional success. Additionally, since 1992 BBBS of NYC has worked through its Center for Training and Professional Development to equip non-profit professionals throughout New York City to develop and enhance their own mentor-based programs and organizations.

Through the support of individuals, foundations and corporations, this not-for-profit agency has been able to change the lives of the city’s most disadvantaged children, matching them with caring adult role models – dependable friends who can help to expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures. All contributions enable BBBS of NYC to continue to foster current match relationships and also provide more New York City children with life-changing mentors. Approximately $3,500 funds the establishment of a new one-on-one match relationship for one year. To learn more, become a mentor, donate and/or offer support, please visit

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