Teresa Bohnet picked to lead support services for Creighton’s Phoenix Campus

Creighton University has reached another milestone as it expands its healthcare education footprint in the Valley, naming the new facilities manager for its new healthcare campus.  Teresa Bohnet, director of planning, design and construction at Creighton University, has been named senior director for campus support at Creighton’s new $100 million, 180,000-square-foot Health Sciences – Phoenix […]

Aunt Rita’s Foundation Names Jimmy Thomason New Executive Director

Aunt Rita’s Foundation has selected Jimmy Thomason as its incoming Executive Director starting April 5. Outgoing Executive Director Glen Spencer will remain connected to the organization. Thomason has been actively involved in the HIV community since 2005. Jimmy joined Aunt Rita’s Board of Directors in 2016 and transitioned to Board Chair in 2019. He has […]

Back to School Clothing Drive Elects New Board Chair

Vincent Payne has been elected President of the Back to School Clothing Drive Board of Directors for 2021. The retired Intel executive will be joined on the executive committee by Vice President Bill Hawley, Senior Manager Client Advocacy Team, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.; Treasurer Ken Jacobson, Vice President and Corporate Controller, Avnet; and Secretary […]

Lisa Urias named Chief Program and Community Engagement Officer at ACF

The Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) announced that Lisa Urias will become Chief Program and Community Engagement Officer beginning April 1. She succeeds Elisa de la Vara who plans to retire from the foundation on March 31. Urias has led two companies and has a long history of both corporate and community leadership. She comes to […]

Nonprofit Pro: Tip of the Month – March 2021

Thanks to Vikki Scarafiotti, MPA of Scarafiotti Consulting, LLC for providing our first “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 publisher@FrontdoorsMedia.com! Our next “Tip” will be in the May 2021 issue.

The Phoenix Symphony Expands Its Board of Directors

The Phoenix Symphony has added three members to its Board of Directors.  The three new Directors are: • Dr. Larry Johnson, President of Phoenix College. Dr. Johnson has an extensive list of accomplishments including service as former Campus Provost and Chief Academic Officer at St. Louis Community College District and former Associate Dean for Academic […]

Multi-Sector CEO Becky Jackson Launches Consultancy

Multi-sector business leader Becky Jackson announces the launch of her consulting business, Becky Jackson, LLC, advising across a variety of areas, including team development, revenue diversification, strategic planning and capital campaigns. Jackson’s unique skill set stems from her one-of-a-kind career as a bank president and the CEO of a chamber of commerce and three nonprofits. […]

Ivan Gilreath Named President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale has named Ivan Gilreath as President and Chief Executive Officer. He began in the new post on Feb. 1.   “The BGCS Board of Governors is excited to begin this new chapter with Ivan in the top executive spot,” said Janet Caldarelli, Chair of the BGCS Board of Governors. […]

Former Nonprofit Exec Releases Book on Strategic Planning Framework

Carol A. Poore Ph.D., MBA has released her book Strategic Impact: A Leader’s Three-Step Framework for the Customized Vital Strategic Plan (Fast Company Press) to help business leaders create and execute legacy-defining vital strategic plans. Poore believes that all organizations and communities need a strategic plan to trailblaze the future while navigating constant change, amidst […]

Steve Hilton Elected Chairman of Banner Health Foundation Board

Steven J. Hilton has been elected Chairman of the Board for the Banner Health Foundation. He will serve a two-year term on the 25-member Board for the Foundation, which serves as the philanthropic arm of nonprofit Banner Health in Arizona. Hilton is well-known in the Valley business and philanthropic community, having co-founded Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes in […]