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Executive Board of Directors

Empowered women, empowering women.


Meet our Board Chair, Adrianne Wright

Adrianne Wright retired as the VP of Human Resources for the Global Information Technology organization at PepsiCo in 2018. In her previous role she had HR Business Partner responsibilities for the Finance, Human Resources and Public Affairs organizations at PepsiCo Beverages & Foods/Quaker Tropicana and Gatorade.

Adrianne began her PepsiCo career 22 years ago as a Region Human Resources Manager for Frito-Lay. Prior to joining Frito-Lay, Adrianne worked in various HR positions in the restaurant and banking industries.

Adrianne is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and she received her MBA from the University of North Texas.

Kim Fowee-Perera
Vice Chair

Senior Director, Events & Special Programs
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, Dunner, LLP

Lisa Stevens Anderson
Development Committee Chair

Regional Market President
Equality Health

Donna Easterly
Secretary

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
APS

Jessica Pennington
Treasurer & Finance Chair

Audit & Assurance Managing Director
Deloitte

Stefanie Layton
Programs & Services Chair

SVP, Investor Relations
Brilliant Earth

Marlene Klotz-Collins
Nominating & Governance Chair

Community Volunteer/Charter Member

Gena Bonsall
Director-at-Large

Community Volunteer

Rhonda Turner
Director-at-Large

Chief Human Resources Officer
Benchmark Electronics, Inc.

Fresh Start’s Executive Board of Directors

Andrea Driggs

Andrea Driggs

PerkinsCoie

Counsel

Jessica Estrada

Jessica Estrada

Grant Thornton

Audit Partner

Antoinette Farmer-Thompson, PH.D.

Antoinette Farmer-Thompson, PH.D.

Strayer University

Provost & Chief Academic Officer

Lorraine Field

Lorraine Field

Sonora Quest

Chief People Officer

Jessica Gale

Jessica Gale

SpencerFane, LLP

Litigation Partner

Elise Gould

Elise Gould

Salt River Project

Senior Director, Insights, Brand Strategy and Communications

Shirley Gunther

Shirley Gunther

Dignity Health

Vice President, External Affairs

Frances Haynes

Frances Haynes

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Chair Real Estate Industry Team, Partner

Kathy Hu

Kathy Hu

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Managing Director

Andrea Katsenes Pappas

Andrea Katsenes Pappas

Cox Communications

Director of Media Relations

Karlene Keogh Parks

Karlene Keogh Parks

Community Volunteer

Dr. Janet Kizziar, PH.D.

Dr. Janet Kizziar, PH.D.

Psychological Consultant

Dr. Cynthia Lietz PH.D, LCSW

Dr. Cynthia Lietz PH.D, LCSW

ASU College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Dean

Nancy Loftin

Nancy Loftin

Attorney (Ret.)

Barbara Milazzo

Barbara Milazzo

Community Volunteer

Georgia Musgrave

Georgia Musgrave

Duffy Group

VP Strategic Initiatives

Belle Petznick

Belle Petznick

Community Volunteer

Melinda Petznick

Melinda Petznick

D.A. Ranch Lodge and Estate Vineyards

Co-Owner, Director of Sales

Pat Petznick

Pat Petznick

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Co-Founder

Rekha Reddy-Sareen

Rekha Reddy-Sareen

Universal Technical Institute

VP, Strategy and Transformation

Beatriz Elisabeth Rendon

Beatriz Elisabeth Rendon

ASU

VP of Strategic Initiatives

Renie Scibona

Renie Scibona

EXTENSION Marketing Team

Chief Executive Officer

Tina Tombs-Fischer

Tina Tombs-Fischer

Tina Tombs Golf

Owner

Mary Pahissa Upchurch

Mary Pahissa Upchurch

Gray Decision Intelligence

Senior Partner

Kathleen Ziegler

Kathleen Ziegler

CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Senior Vice President, Operations

Emeritus

Beverly Stewart*

Harriet “Hank” Barnes*

Charter Members

Sandy Cowen
Karlene Keogh Parks
Janet Kizziar, Ph.D.
Eleanore Klein
Marlene Klotz-Collins
Pamela Overton Risoleo
Pat Petznick
Barbara Ralston
Beverly Stewart*

Honorary Members

JoAnn Fitzsimmons
Cindy McCain
Jewell McFarland Lewis*
Ann Symington

*In loving memory