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Board of Directors

Executive Committee Leaders

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Partner at Orcutt Winslow

Chair
Neil Terry, Partner
Orcutt Winslow Partnership

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Chair Elect
Jonathan Howard, Partner - Quarles and Brady

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Secretary
Courtney Ophaug, CEO
Banner Estrella

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Treasurer
Sebastian Porchini, Senior V.P.
FirstBank

Executive Committee Members

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Dr. Joshua Baker
V.P. & CAO - Optometry, Pharmacy & Veterinary Education -
Midwestern University

Ron Castro, West Valley Bank President - BNC National Bank

Ron Castro
West Valley Bank President -
BNC National Bank

 

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HONORABLE
Anne Donahue
Councilmember -
City ofLitchfield Park

 

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Hans Driessnack
CEO - Abrazo West Campus

The Honorable Patrick Duffy, Councilmember - City of Surprise

HONORABLE
Patrick Duffy

Councilmember, City of Surprise

 

Julie Giese, President - ISM Raceway

Julie Giese
President, Phoenix Raceway

 

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HONORABLE
Betty Guardado

Councilmember, City of Phoenix

 

Chair Bobbi Magdaleno

Bobbi Magdaleno
Executive Director,
Government & Community Engagement
ASU

The Honorable Ray Malnar, Councilmember - City of Glendale

The Honorable Ray Malnar
Councilmember, City of Glendale

Bridget Schwartz-Manock

Bridget Schwartz-Manock
Public Affairs & Government Relations Professional - CAP

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Mike Martin
Director of Economic Development
APS

Mayor Joe Pizzillo

The Honorable Joe Pizzillo
Mayor, City of Goodyear

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Dr. Teresa Leyba Ruiz
President - Glendale Community College

 

Executive Advisory Committee (EA)

Sharon Grambow, Chief Financial Officer at Sun Health

Sharon Grambow
Chief Operating Officer - Sun Health Living

Joseph-E.-La-Rue

Joe LaRue
President & CEO - Sun Health

Herman Orcutt, Retired - Orcutt Winslow Partnership

Herman Orcutt
Founder - Orcutt Winslow Partnership (Retired)

Board of Directors

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Claire Agnew
EVP, Chief Financial Officer -
Valleywise Health

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Jackie Aragon
Division Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety, Dignity Health

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Freddie Bracamonte
Partner - H&B Builders

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Marsha Brown
V.P. Distribution, SW Region - Copperpoint Insurance Companies

Ron Campbell, SR. Director of Ticket Sales – Arizona Cardinals

Ron Campbell
Sr. Director of Ticket Sales
Arizona Cardinals

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Matt Clark
Director of Government Relations - Verizon

Rick Dircks, Executive Vice President - Moving & Logistics

Rick Dircks
Executive Vice President
Dircks Moving & Logistics

Patricia DiRoss, Government Relations Specialist – SRP

Patricia DiRoss
Government Relations Specialist
SRP

Jessica Dresang Westmarc

Jessica Dresang
Project Manager
Carollo Engineers

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Shelby Duplessis
President of Land Development - The Empire Group of Companies

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Alex Fedele
Director of Enterprise Sales  - Lumen

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Stephanie Fogelson
VP of Project Development
Venn Companies

Libby Francisco, COO - Desert Diamond Casino

Libby Francisco
COO
Desert Diamond Casino

Dr. Roger Freeman, Superintendent – Littleton Elementary School District

Dr. Roger Freeman
Superintendent
Littleton Elementary School District

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Parker Froehlich
Sr. Project Manager - Coe Van Loo

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Dr. Randy Gibb
Dean, Colangelo College of Business - GCU

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Jill Hegardt
Senior V.P. Entitlements, Legal Compliance, Public Affairs - DMB

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HONORABLE
Clay Goodman
Councilmember - City of Buckeye

John Graham, President and CEO – Sunbelt Holdings

John Graham
President & CEO
Sunbelt Holdings

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Chad Guzman
Director of Government Relations - EPCOR Water

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HONORABLE
Alexis Hermosillo
Mayor - City of El Mirage

Spencer Isom, West-MEC

Dr. Spencer A. Isom
Director of Business Development and Government Affairs
West-MEC

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HONORABLE
Michael LeVault
Mayor - Town of Youngtown

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Cole Libera
Director of City & County Government Relations
Dorn Policy Group, Inc.

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Patrick Murphy
President of Business Operations, Strategy & Development - Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club

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HONORABLE
Mike Pineda
Councilmember - City of Avondale

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Michele Pino
Commercial, Site Selection & Industrial Specialist - Land Advisors Organization

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Julie Rees
Principal - Triadvocates

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Christopher Riggs
Mayor - Town of Gila Bend

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Dr. Rey Rivera
President - Estrella Mountain Community College

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HONORABLE
Juan Rodriguez
Mayor - City of Tolleson

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HONORABLE
Rebecca Rovey
Councilmember - Town of Wickenburg

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Mike Theile
Managing Director Commercial Banking - Crossfirst Bank

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Roger Theis
Senior Development Manager - Brookfield Properties Development

Full Board List:

Claire Agnew, CFO - Valleywise Health
Jackie Aragon, Division Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety, Dignity Health
Freddie Bracamonte, Partner - H&B Builders
Marsha Brown - V.P. Distribution, SW Region - Copperpoint Insurance Companies
Ron Campbell, Senior Director of Ticket Sales - Arizona Cardinals
Matt Clark, Director of Government Relations - Verizon
Rick Dircks, Executive Vice President - Dircks Moving and Logistics
Patricia DiRoss, Government Relations Specialist - SRP
Jessica Dresang, Vice President - Carollo Engineers
Shelby Duplessis, President of Land Development - The Empire Group of Companies
Alex Fedele, Director of Enterprise Sales - Lumen
Stephanie Fogelson, Vice President of Project Development - Venn Companies
Libby Francisco, COO - Desert Diamond Casino
Dr. Roger Freeman, Superintendent - Littleton Elementary School District
Parker Froehlich, Senior Project Manager - Coe and Van Loo
Dr. Randy Gibb, Dean of the Colangelo College of Business - Grand Canyon University
Jill Hegardt, Senior V.P. Entitlements, Public Affairs - DMB
HONORABLE Clay Goodman, Councilmember - City of Buckeye
John Graham, Chairman & CEO – Sunbelt Holdings
Chad Guzman, Director of Government Relations – EPCOR water
HONORABLE Alexis Hermosillo, Mayor - City of El Mirage
Dr. Spencer Isom, Director Of Business Development & Government Affairs - West-MEC
HONORABLE Michael LeVault, Mayor - Town of Youngtown
Cole Libera, Director of City & County Government Relations - Dorn Policy Group
Patrick Murphy, President of Business Operations & Strategic Development - Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club
HONORABLE Mike Pineda, Councilmember - City of Avondale
Michele Pino, Commercial Site Selection & Industrial Spec. - Land Advisors Organization
Julie Rees, Principal - Triadvocates
Chris Riggs, Mayor - Town of Gila Bend
Dr. Rey Rivera, President - Estrella Mountain Community College
HONORABLE Juan F. Rodriguez, Mayor - City of Tolleson
The Honorable Rebecca Hays Rovey, Councilmember - Town of Wickenburg
Mike Theile, Managing Commercial Banking – Crossfirst Bank
Roger Theis, Senior Development Manager - Brookfield Properties Development

Ex-Officio Board Members

Sandra Bassett, President & CEO - West Valley Arts Council

Sandra Bassett
President & CEO, West Valley Arts Council

The Honorable Michelle Hess, Executive Director-Leadership West

Michelle Hess
Executive Director
Leadership West

The Honorable Clint Hickman, Supervisor - Maricopa County

The Honorable Clint Hickman
Supervisor, Maricopa County

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Kevin Knight
District Director - Congressman David Schweikert

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Penny Pew
District Director - Congressman Paul Gosar

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Tom Sadler
President & CEO, Arizona Sports & Tourism Authority

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Ron Sites
Executive Director - Fighter Country Partnership

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Chris Toale
Director Community Initiatives Team - Luke Air Force Base


Honorary Director

The Honorable Doug Ducey, Governor – State of Arizona

Director Emeritus
The Honorable Janice K. Brewer – Past-Governor – State of Arizona
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