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Mission

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (the Foundation) convenes and catalyzes business, education, and community to enhance college and career readiness, develop a stronger workforce, and build healthier communities throughout Arizona.

The Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, leads the charitable and education initiatives of the Greater Phoenix Chamber under the four pillars of education, workforce developmentwellness, and research. Through strong alignment between education, business, and community, the Foundation prepares individuals for college and career and serves as an intermediary to convey workforce needs and champion scalable workforce solutions. In addition, the Foundation makes Arizona and the Greater Phoenix region known as destinations for healthy talent and healthy communities through workplace wellness efforts and publishes data-driven research to inform policymakers, business leaders, and the general public.

Foundation Brochure

Annual Report 2020

Greater Phoenix Chamber

Board Members

Chair

Stacy Derstine
Vice President, External Affairs
Arizona Public Service (APS)

Secretary & Vice Chair

Mike Bontrager
VP/GM
Alston Construction

Treasurer

Phyllis Senseman
Strategic Marketing Director
Cigna

Members

Brad Clothier
Executive VP of Business Development
Delta Dental of Arizona

Sara Gordon
Managing Director – Lending Advisor
JPMorgan Private Bank

Phillip Huhta
Managing Director | Client Service & Support
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Jay Kaprosy
Director
Veridus

De Anne Russell
System Vice President, Talent Acquisition
Common Spirit Health

Kim Samuel
Senior Vice President, People and Culture
Equality Health

Laura Lynn Smith
Division Vice President, General Manager
ADP

Foundation Staff

Todd Sanders
President & CEO
602.495.6460
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Jennifer Mellor
Chief Innovation Officer
602.495.6491
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Kathy Chance
Executive Assistant
602.495.6494
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Shreya Gavasane
Data Analyst
602.495.6463
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ElevateEdAZ

Brittany Holmes
Director of ElevateEdAZ
602.495.6471
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Kaycie Quinonez
College & Career Coach
602.495.2195
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Kaycee O’Neill
College & Career Coach
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Vanessa Burry
College & Career Coach
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Workforce

Michele Joseph
Workforce Development Manager –  Health Care | Financial Services | Advanced Manufacturing
602.495.2195
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Ngan Pham
Workforce Development Manager
602.495.2195
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Paul Sanders
Workforce Development Manager
602.495.2195
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Wellness AtoZ

Melissa Diaz
Project Manager, Wellness AtoZ
602.495.2198
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Marketing & Communications

Alexis Berdine
Communications & Development Manager
602.495.6462
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Joaquin Arellano
Marketing Coordinator
602.495.6478
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Contact

Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation
2575 E. Camelback Road, Suite 410
Phoenix, AZ 85016

P: (602) 495-2195
F: (602) 495-8913
E: foundation@phoenixchamber.com

IRS Determination Letter

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W-9

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