Dennis Kuhl begins his 14th year with the Angels after joining the Club on Nov. 10, 2003. He was initially appointed as the Angels' seventh president before being promoted to Club Chairman on Nov. 14, 2009. Kuhl's central focus is on a renewed effort in the area of civic affairs and community outreach. Kuhl also oversees the Angels' flagship radio station KLAA AM830.
Under his leadership, the Angels have shown tremendous growth and advancement in key business initiatives, including sponsorship and marketing revenues, the nationwide expansion and marketing of the Angels brand. Kuhl also played a key role in working with Major League Baseball in the Angels hosting the 2010 All-Star Game.
Kuhl is also actively involved in several Southern California charities. He serves as president of the "Light the Night" event which supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is a founding board member of The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation/Lott Trophy. Kuhl works with Susan G. Komen for the Cure serving as a member of the Orange County Affiliate's Board of Directors and is also one of their "Pink Tie Guys," a select group of advocates speaking out to find a cure for breast cancer. Additionally, he serves on the advisory boards for South County Outreach, Anaheim Performing Arts Center, Anaheim YMCA, Rivals for the Cure, the Irvine Public School Foundation and the Angels Baseball Foundation Board of Directors.
A champion of community involvement, Kuhl's efforts spans across Orange County and beyond. He is a member of the Board of Governors at Chapman University and on the executive committee for Cycle & Walk for the Cures. He is on board of directors for several nonprofits: The Children's Education Foundation of Orange County, the Los Angeles Sports Council, Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim, The Tiger Wood Foundation, the Noble Vikings Charity of Orange County, the Literacy Project Foundation, Visit Anaheim and the Alzheimer's Association of Newport Beach & Co.
In 2014, Kuhl served as co-chairperson for the United Cerebral Palsy Golf Classic and a co-chairperson for the annual Red, White, & Greens Golf Tournament to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
A Boonton, N.J. native, Kuhl graduated from the University of Arizona in 1970 with a degree in business administration. In honor of his late father, he established the Bud Kuhl Wood Bat Invitational in 2007 with annual proceeds donated to local charities. In 2009, he was named the 'Business Man of the Year' by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. He currently resides in Newport Beach.
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