Who We Are

Current Leadership

With more than 35 combined years of non-profit management, the future of the Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis is in good hands.

Robert Puricelli – Executive Director

Robert (Bob) Puricelli is responsible for furthering the mission of the Club through comprehensive resource development, community engagement, and management of the facility. Bob has spent over 20 years in non-profit executive management of housing, social service, and substance treatment agencies where he managed numerous highly regulated programs and licensed facilities. Through his leadership, he has set quality, training, and regulation adherence as hallmarks of his care philosophy. Bob has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Fontbonne University in St. Louis. Bob works with GSGBC’s Board’s Development Committee to design and implement GSGBC’s development plan and its components needed to achieve the proposed fundraising goals. Bob has a passion for empowering underserved populations and through his work to create long term financial sustainability needed to break the cycle of poverty. Bob also oversees the maintenance and expansion of the plant, the Club’s largest asset.