Raleigh, NC, September 27, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The First Tee of the Triangle, a nonprofit organization dedicated to impacting the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf, has announced that the organization has named Amy Bragg Higgins to its board of directors. As a member of the board, Higgins will work with directors to ensure that The First Tee of the Triangle is providing participants with the best opportunities and highest degree of life skills instruction possible.
Higgins is the system vice president of strategic planning and network development of UNC Health Care, where she manages strategic planning, market research and regulatory affairs and coordinates business and network development activities for the system. Prior to this role, she worked in Chicago, Ill., with The Boston Consulting Group, a global strategy consulting firm. Higgins received an MBA from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
“We are excited to have Amy serving with us,” said Dick Baker, executive director of The First Tee of the Triangle. “She has an extensive background in strategic planning and will help oversee the vision of our organization.”
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Established in 2004, The First Tee of the Triangle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to impacting the lives of young people in the area by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Offering programs specifically designed for young people ages 6 to 18 in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas of North Carolina, the organization has worked with more than 10,000 young golfers in the area. With nine partnering facilities in the area, The First Tee of the Triangle works to offer golf instruction and facility access to young players who might not otherwise be exposed to the game. For more information, visit The First Tee of The Triangle’s website.