Frank Boulton is in his 22nd season as Founder and CEO of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs, and his 20th year as CEO/Owner of the Long Island Ducks, Baseball America’s 2007 Organization of the Year. Frank has also owned three other farm teams, two affiliated with the New York Yankees and the other with the Kansas City Royals. In 2015, Frank, along with Ducks GM Michael Pfaff, founded the New Britain Bees, serving as the team’s principal owner during the 2016 Inaugural season.
Driven by a sense of gratitude, hard work, and dedication, Frank has been involved with many local charities. Frank served as Chairman of the Great South Bay YMCA Board of Managers from 1983 to 1992. He was a Great South Bay YMCA board member for 27 years. Frank also chaired the capital campaign that raised $6.2 million dollars to construct the YMCA. In 1992, the Board of Managers named the gymnasium in his honor.
Presently, he serves as chairman of the QuackerJack Foundation, the charitable arm of the Long Island Ducks, and is a member of the Board of Directors at Empire National Bank. Additionally, Frank is a member of two Halls of Fame -- The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame (2003) and the Bay Shore High School Hall of Fame (2002, inaugural class). In addition to these honors, Frank has been named one of Long Island's 100 most influential people by the Long Island Business News and has been the recipient of such awards as Entrepreneur of the Year presented by ACIT, Spirit of Long Island Award presented by Promote Long Island, Man of the Year by Long Island Special Olympics, The Harry Chapin Humanitarian of the Year by the LIA, the 2008 Grand Marshal of his hometown Bay Shore/Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the prestigious St. Thomas of Villanova Alumni Medal in 2012, the highest honor bestowed by the VUAA, awarded to individuals who have brought extraordinary benefit to Villanova University and their communities.