Los Angeles – May 15, 2014 – Operation HOPE announced today that Kevin Boucher will join its “silver rights” movement as Director of HOPE Global Forums. In his position, Kevin will help lead efforts to further financial dignity and financial inclusion through Project 5117, the organization's goal to empower underserved communities by 2020. (Link to bio.)
“Kevin is a welcome addition to Operation HOPE’s leadership. His wealth of experience and achievements add another dimension and level of excellence to our team,” said Chief Executive Officer, Operation HOPE, Los Angeles and Adult Empowerment Division President Lance Triggs. “We are confident that he will bring HOPE Global Forums to more places and more people, allowing HOPE to effectively make more positive changes in the communities we serve.”
Kevin E. Boucher is an accomplished leader who achieves high-performing results by recognizing that people are an organization’s greatest asset. Mr. Boucher has been able to successfully implement innovative strategies to turn around under-performing organizations in both the non-profit and business sectors. Throughout his career he has been a successful developer of people, able to inspire, motivate and lead others towards a common purpose while delivering measurable results.
Prior to joining Operation HOPE, Mr. Boucher served as a District Manager for Public Storage, Inc., overseeing a portfolio of properties in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, responsible for over $15 million in annual revenue. As a strategic consultant, Mr. Boucher provided organizations such as California State University, Dominguez Hills, the Greater Los Angeles Special Olympics and MTV with strategic planning visions, mission statement development and short and long-term growth strategies designed to enhance revenue, raise awareness and provide operational excellence.
A global nonprofit, dedicated to financial dignity, Operation HOPE promotes self-respect and self-sufficiency through financial literacy and education tools to underserved communities in more than 300 cities worldwide. Through its four core portfolios, the organization has provided youth and adult financial literacy, economic preparedness, digital empowerment, promoted home ownership, and assisted with foreclosure prevention to more than 2 million individuals. Since 1992, HOPE has worked to make the free market system work for low-income communities in a Silver Rights Movement meant to help make free enterprise and capitalism work for the poor and undeserved.