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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford announced that four new members were elected to the organization’s Board of Trustees. The new board members are Mary Coursey, Anne Hildreth, Chris McDavid and Patrick Phalon.

“These outstanding professionals will add tremendous value and strategic input to our organization,” said Sam Gray, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford.

Mary Coursey is co-owner of Coursey & Company, a Public Affairs company. For the past thirty years. Coursey has worked promoting many of Hartford’s signature events. Her solid communications and media relations will be beneficial for our Clubs.

Anne Hildreth is a Managing Director and Market leader for Bank of America Private Bank.  She has over 15 years of financial services experience.  Annie is responsible for partnering with Private Client Advisor teams to help ensure effective communication and delivery of the entire Private Bank platform. Annie is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross.

Chris McDavid is vice president and general counsel for Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a business of Raytheon Technologies. He leads a team of attorneys, contracts professionals, global trade, operations, and ethics & compliance specialists. McDavid holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School.

Patrick Phalon is a Digital Marketing, Design and Strategy Consultant. Phalon has spent 30 years as a creative professional working as a copywriter, group manager, director, department leader and client liaison. Recently, Phalon worked with Primacy, a digital technology design and marketing agency.  He oversaw the Creative Department—growing the team from four employees to over thirty.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford comprises community and business leaders dedicated to helping serve the greatest needs of young people in our community.

From left to right: Anne Hildreth, Patrick Phalon, Chris McDavid, and Mary Coursey.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford fills the gap between school and home, providing a welcoming and positive environment. Founded by four women in 1860, the Boys & Girls is the nation’s first Club. We have nine locations in the Hartford area neighborhoods and schools, making it convenient for our families. The Boys & Girls Club’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens – putting them on pathways to GREAT Futures. For more information, please visit