Jeri Royce currently serves as President & CEO for Advance Community (formerly Esperança), a global health organization advancing health equity by connecting needs and resources internationally and in Arizona. Jeri is an accomplished leader with a distinguished career leading operational, business development, program development/management, and human resource functions. With over 30 years of experience in local and national nonprofit organizations, she has a successful track record of building a leading strong partnerships and highly successful teams. Prior to Advance, Jeri operated her own consulting firm, 3P-Leadership, specializing non-profit capacity building through leadership development, team building, individual/group coaching services, Interim Executive Director/CEO Services, and serving as a consultant for Virginia Piper Trust in the ATLAS and Good Governance programs. Prior to relocating to Arizona 20 year ago, Jeri served in a variety of leadership roles with Points of Light Foundation and American Symphony Orchestra League in Washington DC.
Outside of Advance, Jeri inspires hope in the Valley by serving as a board member for the newly merged Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and AZ Grantmakers organization, a long-time mentor to an at-risk teen with New Pathways for Youth and was selected for the prestigious Virginia Piper Fellowship class of 2022.