Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads recently announced its Board of Directors has appointed Captain Frank Hughlett as President effective September 14, 2016.
“We are so thrilled to have Frank join us as President, said Greg Casey, Jr. Achievement Board Chairman. “His leadership and organizational skills will be instrumental in bringing Jr. Achievement’s lessons in financial literacy and entrepreneurship to exponentially more students in Hampton Roads.”
Captain Hughlett is a retired military officer with 30 years of service in the United States Navy. He most recently served as Commanding Officer of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, one of the largest and most complex military installations on the east coast, managing facilities that support more than 130 resident commands. Captain Hughlett is a graduate of Virginia Tech.
“I look forward to serving the community and feel truly blessed to do so through such a great organization,” said Captain Hughlett.
Captain Hughlett will lead and manage the local Jr. Achievement organization to bring businesspeople into the classroom to deliver educational programs focused on financial literary, work-force readiness and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
About Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement is the nation's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. Since 1966, Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads has connected dedicated community volunteers with classrooms throughout the Tidewater area. Last year, we reached over 13,000 students in more than 540 classes, with the support of over 400 volunteers.