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Gary Byrne Steps Down as CEO of Community Foundation for San Benito County After 22 Years of Dedicated Service

After 22 years of exceptional leadership and unwavering commitment, Gary Byrne, CEO of the Community Foundation for San Benito County, has announced his decision to step down from his role. This decision comes with a mix of emotions for the entire organization as we bid farewell to a visionary leader who has left an indelible mark on our community.

Under Gary's stewardship, the Community Foundation has flourished, becoming a cornerstone of support and philanthropy in San Benito County. Throughout his tenure, Gary has demonstrated an unparalleled ability to inspire others and foster collaboration. His inclusive leadership style has brought together individuals, organizations, and stakeholders from all walks of life, creating a strong and vibrant network of support for our community.

"Gary's impact on the Community Foundation for San Benito County cannot be overstated," said Chang So, Board Chair. "His leadership has been instrumental in guiding us through times of growth and challenge, and his legacy will continue to shape our work for years to come. We are profoundly grateful for his vision, his dedication, and his unwavering commitment to making San Benito County a better place for all."

As we embark on this transition, the Board of Directors expresses its deepest gratitude to Gary for his years of service and leadership. We are confident that the foundation he has laid will serve as a strong and enduring legacy, inspiring us to continue striving for excellence in all that we do.

On behalf of the entire Community Foundation for San Benito County, we extend our heartfelt thanks to Gary Byrne for his outstanding contributions, his unwavering dedication, and his profound impact on our community. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors and look forward to honoring his legacy as we continue our mission to build a brighter future for San Benito County.

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