Genyouth, the national youth health and wellness nonprofit closely tied to the NFL, said Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight Solutions, and Dana Bolden, SVP Corteva Agriscience, have been appointed to its board.

Genyouth’s flagship program, Fuel Up to Play 60, enrolls over 73,000 U.S. schools, reaching over 38 million students in nearly 10 years of operation.

“On behalf of Genyouth and our board members I am pleased to welcome Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight Solutions and Dana Bolden, senior vice president, external affairs and sustainability at Corteva Agriscience to our board,” said Alexis Glick, Genyouth CEO. “With our commitment to youth wellness and workforce readiness, Chris and Dana will provide invaluable insights and counsel to complement the expertise and treasured contributions of our board.”

“As Genyouth celebrates their 10th anniversary, I look forward to collaborating with Alexis, Chris, Dana and our highly regarded board members to help our nation’s youth achieve healthy, high achieving futures,” added Tom Gallagher, chairman of the Genyouth Board and CEO, Dairy Management Inc.

“The long-term health and vitality of our communities begins with raising healthy children,” said Michalak. “I’m thrilled to join the board of Genyouth to advance their mission to nurture healthy, high-achieving school communities.”

Added Bolden, “We have a shared commitment with Genyouth to empower youth who have a hunger for change and it is my honor to join my fellow board members as we help youth exercise their influence for a healthier tomorrow.”

At Alight Solutions, Michalak is responsible for the strategic direction, investment decisions and business performance. Alight is a leader in benefits, payroll and cloud solutions.

Bolden leads Corteva Agriscienc’s public policy and government affairs strategies, in addition to its sustainability, philanthropy, product stewardship and global regulatory activities.

Genyouth’s Board of Directors includes chairman Thomas Gallagher, CEO Dairy Management Inc.; Alexis Glick, CEO Genyouth; Roger Goodell, commissioner NFL; Audrey Donahoe, chair, National Dairy Council; Richard Edelman, CEO, Edelman; Carla Hall, former co-host of The Chew, Famed Chef, author and TV personality; Howie Long, commentator for FOX Sports and NFL Hall of Fame Inductee; Jeff Miller, EVP health and safety for the NFL; Steven H. Nelson, former CEO, UnitedHealthcare; Donald “DJ” Paoni, president SAP North America; Claressa Shields, two-time Olympic gold medalist boxer and middleweight champion; DeMaurice Smith, executive director, NFL Players Association; Selwyn Vickers, M.D., Dean, University of Alabama School of Medicine; Honorable Tom Vilsack, president and CEO, U.S. Dairy Export Council, former secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture; Russell Weiner, COO and president of the Americas, Domino’s; Chris Michalak, CEO, Alight Solutions; Dana Bolden, senior vice president, external affairs and sustainability at Corteva Agriscience; and Dr. David Satcher, 16th U.S. Surgeon General Emeritus.

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