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Advisory Board

Scottsdale Leadership’s Advisory Board is comprised of community members, previous board members, former executive directors and alumni. These individuals give their time and talents to help our organization stay relevant, connected and financially stable.

George Adams, Class 19
Director, Facilities Manager
General Dynamics C4 Systems

The Honorable Carolyn Allen, Class 1
Former Senator
Arizona State Senate

Kurt Brueckner, Class 2
Senior Partner
Titus, Brueckner & Levine PLC

The Honorable Sam Kathryn Campana
Former Mayor
City of Scottsdale

Michael Chin, Class 14
VP & Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Angela Creedon, Class 19
Assistant Vice President
ASU Office of Public Affairs

Art DeCabooter, Ed.D.
Retired President
Scottsdale Community College

Jan Gehler, Ed.D.
President
Scottsdale Community College

Betsy Goreham, Class 19
Owner/Publisher
Arizona Weddings Magazine

Melinda Gulick Class 14
Vice President, Community Life
DMB Associates, Inc

Marion Kelly, Class 17
Community Relations Director
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

Rick Kidder
President & CEO
Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Suzanne Klapp
Councilwoman
City of Scottsdale

Virginia Korte, Class 3
President & CEO
S.T.A.R.S.

The Honorable Jim Lane
Mayor
City of Scottsdale

John Little, Jr., Class 6
President
Diversified Ventures Development, LLC

The Honorable Mary Manross
Former Mayor
City of Scottsdale

The Honorable Ron McCullagh, Class 18
Councilman
City of Scottsdale

Kurt Merschman, Class 17
Member
Merschman Legal Group, PLLC

Randy Nussbaum, Class 4
Partner
Nussbaum, Gillis & Dinner, PC

Robert Peirce, Jr., Class 8
President
Educational Counseling Services

The Honorable Michele Reagan
Senator
Arizona State Senate

Donald Ruff
Executive Officer, Retired
Bank One

Mike Ryan
President & CEO
Ryan Media Consultants

Rachel Sacco
President & CEO
Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Bob Skoff
Retired VP of Human Resources
Henkel Consumer Goods, Inc.

Cindy Slick, Class 4
Retired
APS