New Leadership Roles at Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona

Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona announced that Todd Rogers has expanded his role within the organization as chief program & strategy officer. In his new role, he will oversee not only the construction department but also the family services department, leadership training, international builds and strategic planning. Rogers has been with Habitat for Humanity since […]

Pro Tip of the Month: It’s More Than an Initiative

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Teniqua Broughton, the founder of VerveSimone Consulting. “If your organization makes the commitment to improve its equity, diversity, belonging, justice and inclusion framework, it’s important to consider one cannot just slip into this work. The organization should recognize its history, define its whys for this work and acknowledge that […]

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West Names New CEO

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West has named local business and community leader Todd Bankofier as its new CEO and executive director. After a national search that lasted more than six months, Bankofier stood out among the applicants due to his extensive experience in Arizona-based business leadership roles as well as his inspirational work […]

Phoenix Art Museum Announces Newest Trustees

Phoenix Art Museum announced the addition of three new trustees — Joel Coen, John Horseman and Jordan Rose — each of whom will serve a three-year term. Chaired by Donald C. Opatrny, Jr., a private investor and philanthropist, the museum’s board of trustees serves as fiduciaries of the largest visual-arts organization in the Southwest. The new trustees bring […]

Valleywise Health Foundation Names Nicole Rivet as Next CEO

After an extensive search, Valleywise Health Foundation’s board of directors has announced Nicole Rivet, M.Ed., CFRE, as the organization’s next CEO. With more than 20 years of nonprofit fundraising experience, Nicole most recently served as chief development officer for Phoenix Art Museum. “As part of the Museum’s senior leadership team during a period of tremendous […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Listening Leads to Healthy Culture

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Tamara “Tami” Bohannon, president & CEO of FSL “Best-selling author Pat Lencioni tells us that a business with a smart culture can succeed, but when you have a smart and healthy culture, your organization will EXCEL. I’m a big believer in creating a healthy work culture, the foundation of […]

Leezie Kim Elected Chair of Arizona Community Foundation Board of Directors

The board of directors of the Arizona Community Foundation has elected Leezie Kim as chair. Kim succeeds Robbin Coulon, director of legal services for the Area Agency on Aging, Region One, who has served as chair since 2021. A member of the ACF board of directors since 2012, Kim served as vice chair, and chaired […]

Pro Tip of the Month: It Takes a Community to Change the World

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Jennifer Kiernan, the executive director and founder of Saving Amy “Community consists of everyone connected with your organization and mission: volunteers, donors, community partners, your team and those you serve. People want to be involved with a cause; they often do not know where to start. Pedro Arrupe said […]

Bettina Nava to Join Phoenix Art Museum Board of Trustees

Phoenix Art Museum announces the addition of Bettina Nava to its governing board of trustees. Chaired by Donald C. Opatrny Jr., a private investor and philanthropist, the Museum’s board serves as fiduciaries of the largest visual-arts organization in the American Southwest. Nava brings a range of experiences in strategic communications and planning, community relations, public relations and marketing. She […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Live Your Values

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Hollie Costello, vice president of marketing and public relations at Make-A-Wish Arizona “Live your values. When your work and life values are in balance, work is more about mission and vision than tasks and meetings. Surround yourself with others who feel the same way, from your staff and coworkers to your board, […]