Young Chief Executives Are Finding Few Peers
Nurturing leadership still a nonprofit sector weakness
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November 1, 2009, The NonProfit Times — When the Children's Aid Society in New York City went looking for a new CEO, they were looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit. They found Richard Buery, Jr.
After earning degrees from Harvard University and Yale School of Law, Buery started two nonprofits in the East New York, Brooklyn neighborhood where he grew up: Groundwork and iMentor. That's in addition to a summer camp he started for kids while he was at Harvard that still exists.