Board of Directors

David R. Blouin, CPA

Blouin & Company, Inc.

David Blouin is a Certified Public Accountant and the President and Founder of  Blouin & Company, Inc. Mr. Blouin has over 20 years of experience as a CPA. He serves as the First Vice President and Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Youk's Kids, and is also the Treasurer and board member of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, where he has served for over 10 years. Mr. Blouin also on the board of One Mission, Inc.  He graduated from Bentley College in 1984, and worked for the first 10 years of his career at KPMG Peat Marwick. 

Tina Cantu

Tina Cantu is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, Northeastern University's MBA program, Lesley College's Management program, and Jamestown Community College's Nursing program. She has served on numerous non-profit boards including Lovelane Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Inc., Sports Legacy Institute, Emerson Hospital, The BoSox Club, and currently, Youk's Kids. Tina is Co-Founder of the Charities/Foundations Division at Blouin & Company and currently works with several athlete and family non-profits. Tina serves as the President/Clerk of Youk's Kids Board of Directors.

Matt McKenzie

Matt is the President of Thomas Brady and Associates, an Independent Estate, Business and Insurance Planning Firm with expertise in Advanced Insurance Planning Concepts. He is responsible for the management and strategy of the firm, which has offices in San Francisco, Boston, Orange County and New York. Prior to joining Thomas Brady and Associates, Matt spent over 12 years with MetLife with various roles in product development, distribution, production and planning.   In addition to his role at Thomas Brady and Associates, Matt serves as a liaison or Board member for multiple companies and charities. Matt serves as Second VP - West Coast of the Board of Directors for Youk's Kids.

Kevin Youkilis

Originally from Cincinnati, Kevin was selected by the Red Sox in the eighth round of the 2001 draft. He was chosen for the International League All Star team in 2003, and was a two-time All-American at the University of Cincinnati. Kevin is a two-time all-star, a two-time World Series winner, a 2007 Rawlings Gold Glove winner, and a member of Team USA at the World Baseball Classic.

Kevin is more than the Founder of  Youk's Kids – he is out in the community on a daily basis making a difference. He touches the hearts and minds of children and adults both on and off the field, made evident by the awards he has received in the community. 2008 Good Sports Award recipient, 2008 Christopher’s Haven Honoree, 2008 Hank Aaron Award, and 2007 Joslin Diabetes Center Honoree.

Advisory Board Members

Robert Cantu

Dr. Robert Cantu is a Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Boston University Medical Center, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at Boston University. He is currently the Chief of Neurosurgery, Chairman Department of Surgery and Director of Sports Medicine at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA.

Mike Youkilis

Mike Youkilis is the CEO of Midwest Diamond Distributors, a company that combines the Diamond Promotion Services initiatives and advertising strategies with today's new customer driven marketplace.

Michael Muldowney

Michael Muldowney is the President and CEO of Foxford Capital, a strategic, financial advisory and investment management firm. He was former EVP and CFO of global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ("HMH") from March 2007 through December 2011. From March through September 2011, he also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

Mission and Vision

Youk’s Kids mission is to create a community of support, increase awareness and advocate for the health and well-being of children.


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