Our Board

Regional Board


Download the list of board members.


Community Volunteer
Vice President & Treasurer (Retired) Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Senior Director, Environmental Management & Deputy Legal Executive Salt River Project
Dean, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Arizona State University
Associate General Counsel, Pinnacle West/Arizona Public Service
Founder & President Betts Real Estate Advisors
Partner Veridus LLC
Chair The Burton Family Foundation
Board Chair
Managing Partner Ernst & Young
Director, Phoenix Operations, Regional Site Management The USAA Foundation
Founder and CEO
Chairman Swift and Viad
President UMB Bank Arizona
Community Volunteer
Chairman & CEO (Retired) PetSmart
Associate Board President
Partner Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
President & CEO Sunbelt Holdings
CEO Arizona Chamber Foundation
CEO & Founder All About People, Inc.
Regional President Arizona, Florida SVP Head of Retail Banking BMO Financial Group
Community Volunteer
Area Vice President State Farm
Lead Healthcare Counsel W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Executive Vice President & COO Helios Education Foundation
President & CEO Kitchell Corporation
Partner Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
President & CEO AIG Global Real Estate
Partner Quarles and Brady, LLP
Managing Principal Cresa Phoenix

Associate Board


The Teach For America – Phoenix Associate Board builds awareness around Teach For America’s mission and educational impact. Members work collectively in fundraising activities, serve on committees that match their interests, and participate in networking experiences that prepare them for future non-profit board leadership roles. Formed in 2012, the Associate Board is made up of young professionals working in various sectors across the Valley who wish to support and advocate on behalf of Teach For America – Phoenix.

Managing Director- Acquisitions STORE Capital
Vice President
Corporate Social Responsibility Manager Go Daddy
Real Estate Representative The Opus Group
Phoenix 2008
Private Consultant & Community Volunteer
Associate Board President
Partner Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Development Director Startup AZ Foundation
Recruitment & Activities Chair
Phoenix 2009
Business Development Manager Vincent Benjamin, Recruiting, Consulting & Staffing
Phoenix 2009
Associate Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Chief Strategy Officer Be A Leader Foundation
Vice President Communications & Advocacy Molera Alvarez
Senior Philanthropic Advisor for Education Arizona Community Foundation
Development Co-Chair
Corporate Finance Manager Vereit