David Traugher / President-Board of Directors
Senior Vice President Commercial Finance at Mattel, Inc.
David Traughber currently serves as President of the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson. David is the Senior Vice Present of Finance at El Segundo-based toymaker Mattel, Inc. and is responsible for the company’s global commercial finance organization. A fourth-generation Angeleno, David is passionate about serving his Los Angeles community and ensuring that all youth have opportunities to succeed regardless of their background or circumstances. David lives in the Southbay with his wife and two teenage daughters. He has been a board member since 2017 and has previously held the position of Treasurer.
Kim Richards / Chief Executive Officer
Kim Richards has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years, 15 of them serving as the CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson. Prior to her career in Boys & Girls Clubs, she worked for several national nonprofits including the American Red Cross, YMCA and American Cancer Society. Kim has extensive knowledge of fiscal management, staff development, fundraising and collaborative partnerships. She is recognized as a thought leader and for her passion to provide equitable learning opportunities for youth in need. Kim credits the Club’s success to empowering staff and leveraging their unique strengths to solve organization challenges to yield transformational impact on youth. She serves on a number of local, state and national committees, advisory councils and boards in the areas of expanded learning, STEM and teen programming, social and emotional wellness and community engagement. Kim holds a BA in Psychology and an MBA, both from Western Washington University. Her favorite Club activity is Torch Club, which provides leadership development opportunities for middle school youth including giving tours of the Clubhouse to the community.