Ryan McClure has been named as the new president of Boys Hope Girls Hope of St. Louis.
The organization helps academically motivated teens from disadvantaged backgrounds and has 18 affiliates in the U.S. and Latin America.
McClure said in a statement that he was honored to join an "... organization (that) is directly impacting and changing lives in the St. Louis region."
McClure had been the director of communications for the Gateway Arch Park Foundation since 2011.
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