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Tennyson Center for Children has named Ned Breslin as its new CEO. Breslin will join Tennyson Center on December 5, 2016.

Breslin is an accomplished philanthropic executive. Most recently he served as an Executive Vice President for Wounded Warrior Project in Colorado Springs.

Prior to that Breslin served as the Chief Executive Officer for Water For People for nine years. During his tenure at Water For People, Breslin established his track record for unlocking untapped funding potential and grew the organization’s annual budget to $18 million, and dramatically increased programmatic impact. He has also served on multiple boards and received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2011, recognizing his innovations in programming and collective impact.

“I am honored to be selected to lead Tennyson Center for Children, which embodies my passion that no one is abandoned, forgotten or marginalized,” Breslin said. “I look forward to working with the exceptional team at Tennyson Center and child welfare experts across Colorado to strengthen Tennyson’s existing programs and look toward the future to develop new programs and solutions that will have a positive impact for children for generations to come.”

“We conducted an extensive national search to find exactly the right person to join the Tennyson Center family,” said Paul Wiesner, Chairman of the Board of Tennyson Center for Children. “We were looking for an innovative leader who would be a passionate advocate for our mission and could inspire others to support Tennyson—we found that person in Ned Breslin. Ned has the skills and strategic vision to guide Tennyson Center for Children into the future.”

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