Boys & Girls Club Blog

Meet Board Member Florence Makope

May 12, 2021

The Club is excited to welcome Florence Makope to our Board of Directors! Florence’s term will begin on May 20th. She replaces former Oshkosh Corporation CEO and recent retiree, Wilson Jones.

Florence is an experienced finance professional with extensive international experience in various sectors including, the not-for-profit sector. Florence is currently employed by Oshkosh Corporation as the Director, International Finance. Florence is an MBA graduate from the University of Manchester, and she is also a CPA. She is married to Richard, and together they have three children: Audrey, Nicole, and Richard Jr.

When asked what she looks most forward to while being a board member, Florence said, “I am excited to be a part of the critical work that is so desperately needed in our community. I look forward to sharing my perspectives and experiences and advancing the mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh.”