Staff LEadership

Grant Young - Executive Director

Grant is energized to support and serve the Alano Club of Kent County wholeheartedly, as the Executive Director. He strives to propel the Club’s mission, seek out growth opportunities, and continues to build community partnerships. Grant is passionate about the Club’s mission and energized to work with the Board of Directors to create a sustainable plan for the future! Grant comes to the Club with a wealth of leadership and professional administrative experience. Professionally, Grant has over ten years of progressive leadership experience and has held various leadership roles in the U.S. Army. He also achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Liberty University. His accomplishments would include activating a brand-new Army Reserve Unit and recognized as Soldier of the Year for his Division. While in the Army, Grant was proud to take on the additional duty as the “Alcohol and Drug Education Coordinator” for his unit. Grant led mass briefings to educate his Soldiers on the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. All in all, Grant is very passionate for recovery advocacy and believes that through the Club's fellowship, one can get accountability, and thus a higher chance for sustainability! 

Nick's primary passion in life is to be of service to God and people. Recovery is very near and dear to his heart because he is in recovery himself, and many of his family members suffer from addiction. Years ago, he experienced a profound paradigm shift that flipped his world upside down. His transformation of perception, he says, is a result of going through the recovery of the Self process that started by attending meetings here at the Alano Club of Kent County. One of the gifts that sobriety has brought him is that he fell in love with humanity. He realized that selflessness provoked peace. Along his journey, he has become fascinated with the brain, mind, and metaphysics. Nick is a full-time student of Psychology, pursuing a degree that will position him to help people who are suffering from the bondage of self. His enthusiasm towards recovery and ambition to make a difference is what fuels him to get out of bed. Thus, he is energized to serve as the Donor Director, help connect people to our mission, and ensure our doors always remain open.

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