(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter has appointed Chris P. Sotus, CPWA®, to join its Board of Directors. Sotus has worked in the financial services industry for 28 years and is the Resident Director of Merrill Lynch in Savannah.
“My goal as a Board member at Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is to offer a deep business acumen and a personal level of support to the organization,” said Sotus. “Moreover, I wanted to do something that focuses on helping kids. I was immediately drawn to this Shelter and its mission of offering teenagers a safe place to go 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I’m also very impressed by the Street Outreach program.”
Since graduating from Georgia State University with a BBA in marketing, the Atlanta, GA, native has built and managed several financial practices, including Wachovia in Myrtle Beach, SC and Wells Fargo Advisors in Savannah. A resident of Savannah since 1998, Sotus is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and past recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award. He is a Certified Private Wealth Adviser (CPWA®) and member of the Merrill Lynch Chairman’s Circle.
“Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is pleased to welcome Chris to our Board,” said executive director Linda K. Hilts. “We admire his commitment to serving Savannah’s youth and know he will be an invaluable liaison with our current and potential corporate sponsors.”
Sotus also previously served on the Savannah Sports Council Board. Currently a member of the Forest City Gun Club and the Chatham Club, he enjoys hunting, shooting, boating and fishing when his busy schedule permits.
ABOUT PARK PLACE OUTREACH SHELTER
Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter, located at 514 E. Henry St., provides support for troubled children and teens in Savannah and the surrounding area. Opened in 1984, the shelter, open 24 hours a day, offers youth, between the ages of 11 and 17, a safe and loving environment. Homeless, abused or runaway teenagers can self-admit themselves into this shelter. Whenever possible, the organization’s goal is to keep kids off the street and reunify families. Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is an equal opportunity provider and employer. With the generous support of local organizations and individuals, the Park Place Outreach Shelter has helped over 6,000 individuals. For more information, please visit http://parkplaceyes.org or find Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter on Facebook.
For more information, contact:
Linda K. Hilts
Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter
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