Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors


  • Nader Abushhab, Private Professional
  • Bryan Albue, Esq., Attorney, Sherman & Howard
  • Ruben Alvarez, Managing Partner, Molera Alvarez
  • Maria Baier, Sr. Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Phoenix Suns
  • Christopher Callahan, Dean, ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Brian Cassidy, President, CCBG Architects
  • Margaret Dunn, President & CEO, Dunn Transportation
  • Michael Ebert, Managing Partner, Development, RED Development
  • Howard Epstein, National Executive, OREO/Real Estate Sales Bank of America
  • Gregory Falls, Attorney, Sherman & Howard
  • Sandra Ferniza, Private Professional
  • Diane Haller, Attorney, Quarles & Brady
  • Beth Harmon-Vaughan, Principal, Gensler
  • Jay Hicks, Design Principal, Dig Studios
  • Beau Lane, Principal, LaneTerralever
  • Larry Lazarus, Esq., Partner, Attorney, Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs
  • Kendra Lee, Area Manager, APS
  • Michael Lieb, Principal, Michael A. Lieb, Ltd.
  • Tim McElligott, Founder, Curator Engine
  • Mark McLaren, Vice President, HDR/S.R. Beard & Associates
  • Jim McPherson, Private Professional
  • John Misner, President & General Manager, 12News/KPNX-TV & 12News.com, TEGNA
  • Rick Naimark, Associate Vice President for Program Development Planning, Arizona State University
  • Steve Narang, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Banner University Medical Center — Phoenix
  • Robert Nartonis, Senior Vice President, Mortenson Construction
  • Christina Noyes, Attorney, Gust Rosenfeld
  • Derek Parker, Business Development Manager, Old Republic Title
  • Lisa Perez, Private Professional
  • Carol Poore, Ph.D., Private Professional
  • Devney Preuss, Executive Director, Phoenix Community Alliance
  • Heidi Schaefer, Arizona Area – Director, Corporate Taxes, Salt River Project
  • Marty Schultz, Immediate Past Chair
  • Kurt Schneider, President, L.D. Schneider & Associates
  • Krista Shepherd, Principal, Gould Evans
  • Billy Shields, Managing Partner, Shields Consulting/Public Policy Partners
  • Tim Sprague, Owner/Partner, Habitat Metro
  • Mo Stein – Chairman, Principal, HKS, Inc.
  • Mark Temen, President, Audio Video Resources
  • Mark Watson, Project Development Manager, Hensel Phelps
  • Jeff Wells, Head of Data Science, Tuft & Needle
  • Kate Wells, President & CEO, Children’s Museum of Phoenix
  • Brad Woodman, Office Director, SmithGroupJJR
  • Steve Zabilski, Executive Director, St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Jay Zaghloul, Director, Business Development, NRG Energy
  • Ed Zito, President, Alliance Bank