Laureen K. Tanner, RN, MSN, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer
Laureen Tanner is a highly accomplished senior executive with 36 years of success within healthcare and hospitals. Laureen is a Registered Nurse with experience in acute care, academic medical center hospitals, human resources, and nurse placement. She leverages extensive experience to improve operations while reducing costs. Her areas of expertise include
staff development, communications, finance, visionary leadership, creating culture, fundraising, troubleshooting, turnarounds, customer engagement, customer service, adult and pediatric care, quality improvement, patient safety, and marketing at the state, federal, and commercial levels.
Coley Schann Amaro, Operations Director
Bio coming soon.
Whitney Thistle, Director of Community Advancement
Whitney Thistle supports the CEO and the organization in developing and strengthening strategic corporate, non profit and individual partnerships and supporting marketing and public relations efforts. She works to raise community awareness in the Valley and beyond, secure funding and increase donor communications and engagement, and lends overall support to the successful execution of the organization’s mission and vision. She previously served as Director of Client Services at Evans Communications, and spent five years working in strategic fundraising, events and donor retention, donor recognition and engagement for Valley of the Sun United Way. Born and raised in Glendale, Arizona, Whitney is a 2006 graduate of the University of Arizona.