Meet the Chairman of Running Strong's Board of Directors, James O'Brien, Esq.
Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. O´Brien is founding partner of O´Brien Law, LLC, a specialty law firm serving employers in the areas of employment law and business immigration. He graduated in 1987 from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America, gained experience in private practice in three different law firms ranging in size from small to large, and in 1997 founded his own firm based on the principles of excellence in legal work, superior client service, and ethical integrity. He says that his experience running his own business "makes him acutely sensitive to the needs of employers for practical, common sense solutions to legal challenges in the area of human resources management."
James was introduced to Running Strong by law school classmates and has served on the Running Strong Board of Directors every year since it began.
Today, James remains committed to Running Strong’s mission and leads its programs, staff, and volunteers with care, consideration, and a desire to help others.
The Oyate Teca Project is committed to enhancing the well-being of children and families by offering effective programs and activities. We were proud to formalize a partnership with them in 2016, making them a Running Strong field office.
Dreamstarter grants are designed to help American Indian youth make a dream come true.