Board of Directors

Governing Board

Ritta Fagain 
WHYFOR Ventures, LLC — Board Chair

Rick DeBruhl
American Automobile & Auto Racing — Vice Chair

Karl Johnson
American Express — Treasurer

Garth Stevens 
Snell & Wilmer, LLP — Secretary

Kristie Thompson 
Edward Jones

Melody Cline-Valdes 
BOK Financial

Brian Cole 
Arizona Public Service

Chris Baker
Creative Printing & Packaging

Chad Willems
Summit Consulting Group, Inc.

Nick Morrison
Potere Talent

Lauren Merdinger
Snell & Wilmer, LLP 

Juana Hernandez
Salt River Project 

Advisory Board

Greg Abbot
CBRE

Lisa Klassen
Edward Jones

Jay Chapman
American Family Insurance

Ryan Nouis
TruPath

Christopher A. Coury
Maricopa County Superior Court

Rob Crossley
Choice Hotels International

Mike Slominski
Apex IT Consulting

Charles A. Gagnard II
EMC Consulting

Tery Tennant
Attainment, Inc.

Peter C. Ziebron
Community Advocate

Honorary Board

Mike Byrne
Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP

Matthew P. Feeney
Snell & Wilmer

Louisa Stark
Community Housing Partnership

Beth McDonald
KEZ 99.9 FM Radio