2023 COMMODORE & FIRST MATE
JAKE & JESSIE ERICKSON
Jake Erickson is Chief Executive Officer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse. He and Jessie have two children (Julian and Molly). He is a 1995 graduate of Logan High School in La Crosse, and has been with the Boys and Girls Clubs for over 30 years. The Commodore and First Mate actually met at the Club, where they worked together for a few years. First Mate Jessie is employed as a Regional Account Manager by Dalton Education, which provides financial education for advisors nationwide. She is a graduate of UW-La Crosse, who started volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club as part of her education.
The Commodore and First Mate’s community activities have centered around youth, between coaching kids (including their own) in various sports, and being foster parents. Jake was once Youth of the Year at the La Crosse BGC. Last year, he was named the Wisconsin Boys and Girls Club CEO of the Year.