Our Leadership

Nan Strohmaier

Chair

Nan is an experienced educator with a combined 20+ years of administrative and classroom experience.

Ashley Adams

Board Member

Ashley is an interior designer for Living with Lolo who has over 5 years of construction and design experience.

Gene Carl

Board Member

Gene works at Cox Communications and is an accomplished Sales Leader with experience in developing client relationships and long-term growth strategies.

Kristin K. Cox, MCM

Board Member

Kristin is the P&C Compliance Director at Nationwide E&S, a Property & Casualty insurance carrier in Scottsdale, AZ which specializes in high end unique insurance.

Dale Gibbons

Board Member

Dale is Vice Chairman and CFO of Western Alliance Bancorporation, a leading regional bank holding company with offices in Arizona, California and Nevada, which also offers select financial services for businesses nationwide.

Joe Holcombe

Board Member

Joe serves as executive vice president for Chasse Building Team. He has a diverse background in the construction industry, and during his career has served multiple school districts, as well as the City of Phoenix.

Joe Iuculano

Board Member

Joe is a second generation Realtor and a resident of Scottsdale who founded The Iuculano Group in 2014.

Bryan Kuster

Board Member

Bryan is Sr. Vice President of Operations for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. His passion for the education industry drives him to lead successful projects in the communities in which we live and build.

The Honorable Mary Manross

Board Member

Mary served two terms as Mayor of Scottsdale from June 2000 to January 2009. From 1992 to 2000, she also was a member of the City Council.

Kevin Maxwell

Board Member

Kevin is a technology professional who focuses on Public Cloud implementation and Cloud Economics.

Kristine Mower-Millar

Board Member

Kristine is a Principal at Orcutt | Winslow, a Phoenix-based architecture and Interior Design firm focusing on healthcare, education and people-oriented architecture.

Juliana Norvell

Board Member

Juliana is a Principal and leads business development at DLR Group, an architecture and engineering firm, in their K-12 design pursuits across Arizona.

Daniel Peden

Board Member

Daniel is Managing Director at Alpha Ocean Capital, LLC and oversees the Phoenix area for Olympus Medical.

Kristi Riemer

Board Member

Kristi is Marketing Manager and Client Relations Specialist for GCON, Inc., a full-service construction management company. 

Dr. Milissa Sackos

Board Member

Milissa is the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education for the Scottsdale Unified School District. Dr. Sackos joined the District in 2000 where she has served in a variety of positions.

Lisa Sandoval, MBA

Board Member

Lisa is the Associate Vice President of Customer Navigation and Collaboration at HonorHealth.

Kristen Shroyer

Board Member

Kristen is the Co-Founder and Vice President of National Accounts for ONEHOPE Wine.

Carolina Storms

Board Member

Carolina is a Senior Strategic Account Executive at Quickbase, focused on helping organizations achieve operational agility and drive continuous improvement through citizen development.