Leadership Council

Kim Covington

Kim Covington

Vice President of Community Initiatives, Arizona Community Foundation

Kim Covington is the Vice President of Community Initiatives at the Arizona Community Foundation. Covington works to amplify ACF’s presence in diverse communities across the state by creating innovative and community collaborations with existing and new partners.

Julie Euber

Julie Euber

CEO, Southern Arizona Research, Science, and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF)

Julie Euber is CEO of SARSEF.

Jessica Gabry

Jessica Gabry

Manager, Product Management, Starbucks Technology

Jessica Gabry has spent almost two decades in the Phoenix Valley building her career in the business sector and elevating her volunteer leadership with numerous Arizona nonprofits.

Todd Hornback

Todd Hornback

Chief Advancement Officer, Cohere

Todd Hornback is a visionary leader who specializes in growing purposeful and productive communities. Whether in local neighborhoods or executive board rooms, Todd engages people in meaningful leadership roles that result in successful and sustainable enterprises.

Michael Hughes

President and CEO, A New Leaf, Inc.
Chair, Resource Development Committee

Michael T. Hughes has been the CEO of A New Leaf for the last 40 years.

Sarah Krahenbuhl

Sarah Krahenbuhl

Executive Director, Phoenix Suns Charities; Vice President, Social Responsibility, Phoenix Suns

As executive director of Phoenix Suns Charities, Sarah Krahenbuhl works to raise and grant more than $1 million annually to Arizona organizations that support programs in the areas of education, health and human services, and sports and recreation.

Don Lindner

Community Leader
Chair, Council Development Committee

Before retiring in January 2015, Don B. Lindner served as Manager of Practice Leadership and also the executive compensation practice leader for WorldatWork.

Eric Majchrzak

Eric Majchrzak

CEO and Shareholder, BeachFleischman PC

Eric Majchrzak is CEO and shareholder of BeachFleischman PC. He joined BeachFleischman in 2012 and is responsible for the firm’s overall strategic direction while ensuring the mission, vision and values are met.

Reyna Montoya

Reyna Montoya

Founder and Executive Director, Aliento

Reyna Montoya was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and migrated to Arizona in 2003 fleeing violence. She is an undocumented/DACAmented social entrepreneur, community organizer, an educator and a dancer. She is a 2016 Soros Justice Fellow, which enabled her to start Aliento.

Jaclyn Pederson

Jaclyn Pederson

CEO, Feeding Matters
Chair, Program Committee

With more than a decade of experience in program development, Jaclyn Pederson’s broad knowledge of programming in the public and social sectors includes program and strategic initiative design, fund development, special events, grant writing and community engagement.

Frank Placenti

Frank M. Placenti

Shareholder and Leader of Corporate Governance Practice, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Frank Placenti serves as the leader of U.S. governance practice and is nationally recognized for his work in corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Rob Podlogar

Rob Podlogar

Chief Community Development and Engagement Officer, Valley of the Sun United Way

“It’s a great day to be with Valley of the Sun United Way.”

Cheryl Ruggiero

Cheryl Ruggiero

Director of Charitable Giving, Thunderbirds
Chair of the Council, ASU Lodestar Center Leadership Council
Brian Spicker

Brian Spicker

President and Chief Executive Officer, Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation

Brian Spicker is the president and chief executive officer of Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. He has expertise in the evaluation and implementation of community-wide campaigns that support strategic partnerships that drive revenue, change policy and develop human services.

Trish Stark

Trish Stark

Managing Director, Zenith Wealth Advisors

Trish Stark is the managing director and a partner in Zenith Wealth Advisors.

Jessica taylor

Jessica Taylor

Senior Director, Communications and Employee Engagement, WillScot Mobile Mini

Jessica Taylor serves as the senior director of communications and employee engagement at WillScot Mobile Mini. She leads the organization's strategic communications and employee engagement efforts with a focus on creating an inclusive and meaningful workplace.

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Todd Vigil

Director of Marketing and Stewardship, Barrow Neurological Foundation
Chair, Marketing and Communications Committee

Todd Vigil is the director of marketing and stewardship for Barrow Neurological Foundation. The foundation provides philanthropic support of Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, located in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona.