Nonprofit Pros: Phoenix Indian Center Announces the Departure of CEO Patricia Hibbeler

Phoenix Indian Center’s board of directors announced that Patricia Hibbeler will leave her role as CEO, effective Nov. 3. She will return to her tribal community in Montana, where she will serve as executive director for Tribal Member Services for the Confederate Salish and Kootenai Tribe of the Flathead Reservation. Hibbeler joined Phoenix Indian Center […]

Nonprofit Pros: Make-A-Wish Arizona CEO Announces Retirement After 10 Years

Make-A-Wish® Arizona has announced the retirement of Elizabeth Reich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish Arizona. Reich has led the chapter for more than 10 years, starting with the organization when it was on a probation dictated by its national foundation, Make-A-Wish®, for its lack of wish granting and fundraising. Working on culture first, […]

Arizona Dentist Honored as 2021 Health Equity Hero for Treating Patients with Disabilities

Left to right: David Jourabchi, DDS, of Pacific Dental Services Foundation Dentists for Special Needs, Candace Nash, DentaQuest Provider Relations Manager, DentaQuest Texas, Kyle Guerin, Director, Pacific Dental Services Foundation & Corporate Social Responsibility Dr. David Jourabchi, DDS, a pediatric dentist practicing at the Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) Foundation’s Dentists for Special Needs, was recognized by DentaQuest […]

Dr. Karen Johnson Named New CEO for New Pathways for Youth

Dr. Karen Johnson is joining New Pathways for Youth as its new Chief Executive Officer. Johnson comes from a long and impactful career in education and development, including 27 years of leadership as Vice President of Community Relations at Midwestern University. “She’s a passionate leader who has transformed lives throughout our community as the board president […]

Nonprofit Pros: Perrine Adams Named Lifestyle Editor for Frontdoors Magazine

Frontdoors Media is pleased to announce that Perrine Adams, a longtime member of The Red Book team, will continue as managing editor of the esteemed Valley publication while also serving as lifestyle editor of Frontdoors Magazine. Adams has long been one of the faces of The Red Book, which was acquired by Frontdoors Media on […]

Arizona Helping Hands Names Jodie Sprayberry New President and CEO

Arizona Helping Hands, the largest provider of essential needs to children in foster care statewide, has named its current Interim President and CEO, Jodie M. Sprayberry, as its permanent President and CEO. “Jodie is the right leader at the right time and will work with the Board to take our organization to new heights,” said […]

New Director Starts at Mesa’s i.d.e.a. Museum

Jarrad Bittner, an experienced organizational leader focused on strategic initiatives serving children and families, has been named the new director of the i.d.e.a. Museum, a City of Mesa museum. Bittner joins a dedicated, talented and experienced team that provides art exhibitions and hands-on activities to support early learning, nurture creative thinking and engage families to […]

ALWAYS Appoints Valentina Restrepo-Montoya as New CEO

Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services (ALWAYS) announced the appointment of Valentina Restrepo-Montoya as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Restrepo-Montoya will take the helm of ALWAYS from its founder and long-time CEO, January Contreras. ALWAYS is a nonprofit community law center providing legal services that help vulnerable kids and young adults and human trafficking […]

Nonprofit Pro: Tip of the Month – August 2021

Thanks to Stephanie Small of Synergy Partners Consultants for providing our “Tip of the Month” in Frontdoors Magazine! Are you a nonprofit consultant and would like to submit a “Tip of the Month” for consideration? Email publisher Andrea Tyler Evans at!