Speaking with a development professional is like having a free, personal advisor to assist with your philanthropic goals. Development officers can assist you with crafting an individual strategy that fits your unique circumstances, philanthropic vision and financial budget. Please consider contacting a member of our team:
Shawn Richards, Director of Development
A graduate of the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts in Business, Shawn has more than 13 years of experience as a development professional including eight years as associate vice president of corporate and foundation relations at Thunderbird School of Global Management. There he was responsible for corporate fundraising and new business development.
Jason Franz, Program Coordinator
A graduate of the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Mass Communications, Franz has worked in various industries developing projects and work groups to execute programs dealing with community-based efforts and communications initiatives.
Areas of Focus: Dean’s Council for Excellence in Design and the Arts, Healthcare Design Initiative, Advisory Boards, Community Groups
Christine Austin, Coordinator, Development Operations
Areas of Focus: General inquiries, Financial Processing, Events, Special Projects