Advisory Council

Scottsdale Leadership’s Advisory Council 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
General Dynamics C4 Systems

The Honorable Carolyn Allen, Class 1

Brian Bednar, Class 20

Jane Blacker, Class 19
Ventana Fine Properties

Don Bland, Class 27
Retired/Wal-Mart, Executive

Brian Bogert
Lockton Companies

Kurt Brueckner, Class 2
Titus Brueckner & Levine PLC

Tyler Butler, Class 26
Go Daddy

The Honorable Sam Kathryn Campana

Michael Chin, Class 14
Merrill Lynch

Patti Counce, Class 17
Chicago Title Insurance Co.

Angela Creedon, Class 19
Arizona State University

Carol Damaso, Class 21
Retired, Scottsdale Public Library

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

Jan Gehler, Ed.D.
Scottsdale Community College

Betsy Goreham, Class 19
Arizona Weddings Magazine

Melinda Gulick, Class 14
DMB Associates, Inc.

Steve Helm

Donald Henninger
Retired, Phoenix Business Journal

Ruth Ingall, Class 25
Mayo Clinic

Marion Kelly, Class 17
Mayo Clinic


The Honorable Suzanne Klapp
Scottsdale City Council

The Honorable Virginia Korte
Scottsdale City Council

Beau Lane

The Honorable Jim Lane
Mayor of Scottsdale

Robert Leger, Class 21
Arizona Republic

The Honorable Mary Manross

The Honorable Ron McCullagh, Class 18

Kurt Merschman, Class 17
Merschman Legal Group, PLLC

Randy Nussbaum, Class 4
Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, PC

Herb Paine
Paine Consulting Services

Robert Peirce, Jr., Class 8
Educational Counseling Services

The Honorable Michele Reagan
Arizona State Senate

Doreen Reinke, Class 17
Scottsdale Insurance Company

Jason Rose, Class 9
Rose+Moser+Allyn Public Relations

Donald Ruff
Retired, Bank One

Mike Ryan
Ryan Media Consultants

Rachel Sacco
Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Bob Skoff

Cindy Slick, Class 4
Retired, APS