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Auxiliary Board

Empowered women, empowering women.

Meet our Auxiliary Board Chair, Carina Robson

Carina Robson is institutional sales professional at Partners Group, a global private markets manager. Carina has always had a passion for philanthropy and served as a member of Fresh Start’s Auxiliary Board since 2018 and co-chaired the Wine, Women & Shoes Luncheon in September 2021. Originally from California, her journey led her to Arizona after meeting her husband, Scott, a Phoenix native, during their studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. They currently live in Downtown Phoenix with their Cavapoo, Teddy Roosevelt, named after the vibrant ‘Roosevelt Row’ neighborhood.

Fresh Start’s Auxiliary Board

Arden Anderson

Arden Anderson

PwC

Manager

Brecken Blades

Brecken Blades

Psychological and Consulting Services

Owner/Psychologist

Betsy Bohnert

Betsy Bohnert

Archway North Phoenix

K-5 Reading Interventionist

Alexandra Bray

Alexandra Bray

Community Volunteer

Ali Brooks

Ali Brooks

Sketch Design Co.

Founder + Principal Designer

Samantha Burgett

Samantha Burgett

Slalom

Sales Executive

Andrea Casavilca

Andrea Casavilca

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Wealth Advisor

Rebecca Cohen-Collins

Rebecca Cohen-Collins

Amazon

NA Media and Softlines Segment Leader

Madeline Cordray

Madeline Cordray

DLA Piper

Associate

Courtney Crowder

Courtney Crowder

Homeowners Financial Group

Mortgage Loan Officer

Hannah-Kaye Fleming

Hannah-Kaye Fleming

Dorsey and Whitney

Associate Attorney

Christina Grant-Backus

Christina Grant-Backus

PetSmart, Inc.

External Communications Manager

Neely Hayes

Neely Hayes

IMA Financial Group, Inc.

Executive Advisor, Business Development

Isabel Hines

Isabel Hines

Oshi Health

Senior Director of B2B Marketing

Chelci Hudson

Chelci Hudson

ChangeMakers Consultants

Owner

Erin Itkoe

Erin Itkoe

Tarbox Family Office

Director of Financial Planning

Lauren Ippolito

Lauren Ippolito

LCI Ventures

Management Consultant

Tara Johnstone

Tara Johnstone

Arizona Bank & Trust

Commercial Banker

Dominique Ladomato

Dominique Ladomato

US Bank Private Wealth Management

Wealth Trust Advisor

Katie Lichtsinn

Katie Lichtsinn

JLL

Property Marketing Manager

Rayme Lofgren

Rayme Lofgren

Clear Channel Outdoor

Regional Manager, Client Partnerships

Lyndsey Maasch

Lyndsey Maasch

Fennemore

Associate Attorney

Amanda Manke

Amanda Manke

Snell & Wilmer

Associate

Karen Merkle

Karen Merkle

The Fillman Group at Real

Realtor

Lauren Papagalos

Lauren Papagalos

Appian

Manager, Community Experience Operations

Cristina Perez

Cristina Perez

Mindful Millions

Financial Advisor

Alexis Petznick, CPA

Alexis Petznick, CPA

Northside Hay Company

Senior Accountant

Stephanie Saccente

Stephanie Saccente

Cushman & Wakefield

Senior Marketing Lead

Jackie Sherry

Jackie Sherry

Slalom

Consultant

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith

Oliver Smith Jeweler

Director of Marketing

Brooklyn Taylor

Brooklyn Taylor

JP Morgan Private Bank

Associate

Taylor Twedell

Taylor Twedell

GoDaddy

Senior Manager, Technical & Corporate Recruiting

Alexandra Vailas

Alexandra Vailas

Dyper

SVP, Brand Marketing

Jacara Ware

Jacara Ware

Lululemon

Key City Marketing Manager – Houston

Haley King Wentworth

Haley King Wentworth

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Associate

Ashley Winkel

Ashley Winkel

Ashley Winkel Marketing

Founder

Alysa Wix

Alysa Wix

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Accounting & Reporting Advisory Senior Manager

Emily Yeates

Emily Yeates

Urban Revival Interiors

Principal Designer, CEO

Sustaining members

Auxiliary Board members who served three consecutive 3-year term:

Maribel Barrios
Jennifer Benavidez
Nicole Bidwill
Alesha Nicole Corey
Heidi Coupland
Elena Flores-Breese
Lisa Hirsch Handley
Kirsten Johnson
Suzie Kwilos

Stacy Lloyd
Angie Kory
Marla Matson-Quattrone
Margaret Merritt
Kathryne (Kate) Nason
Celeste Nichols-Hollifield
Lisa Pagel
Belle Petznick
Melinda Petznick

Elizabeth Rossi
Michele Shipitofsky
Jacki Tatman
Karilyn Van Oosten
Amy Videan
Julia Winter
Deborah Barrett
Kirstin Jones
Kendra Miller

Honorary members

Maureen Barkley

Tara Hitchcock