Joshua M. Kraft


Nicholas President and CEO
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

Elected April 2018

Josh Kraft, Nicholas President and CEO, is in his 27th year of serving youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.  Prior to accepting his current role in 2008, he was the Founding Executive Director of BGCB's Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club in Chelsea.  For 15 years, he led the after-school program from the basement of a public housing development, until the current state-of-the-art building could be built.  

Josh serves on the boards of the Beaver Country Day School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Camp Harbor View Foundation as well as the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and is an Overseer for Lasell College.  Concurrently, Josh is the President of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation where he oversees numerous initiatives, such as Game Change:  The Patriots Anti-Violence Partnership, the Community MVP Awards and Celebrate Volunteerism.  

He received a BA from Williams College, and his Master's in Education and Social Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.