Meet the ICAN Team

ICAN Board of Directors

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Matt Julian


Investment Advisory Representative, Cetera Investors

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Jacque Dobson


Office Manager, Off-Five

Mike McDaniel

Vice Chair

Vice President/General Manager, DXC Technology

Shannon Clark


Attorney, Gallagher & Kennedy, PA

Board of Directors

Brandon Bell

President - Next Level Steel

Toby Day

Community Volunteer

Letty Kaufman

Director of Credit Management, First Credit Union

Preston Pilcher

Vice President, Risk Advisor, USI Insurance Services

Amy Richardson

Realtor, Keller Williams Leading Luxury Experts

Scott Vanderpool

President, Bank of America Phoenix

Heather Anguiano

Executive Director of Elementary Education, Chandler Unified School District

Jesus Deanda

Police Sergeant, Chandler Police Department

Denise McCreery

Owner, d’Vine Gourmet

Jaime Piña

Principal, Edward Jones

Andi Fourlis

Superintendent, Mesa Public Schools

Megan Mayhall

Assistant Vice President, Producer, Alliant Insurance Services

Michael Angulo

Logistics Manager, SRP

Ninette Vaz

Intel Retiree

Pat Stevens

Community Volunteer

Mona Pradhan

Community Volunteer

Ex-Officio Directors

Danielle Janitch, Legal Counsel

Attorney at Law, Osborn Maledon, PA

Shelby Pedersen, ICAN Staff


Gilbert Ochoa

Compadres Representative

ICAN Staff

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Shelby Pedersen


(480) 821-4207

Kris Alexander

Chief Operating Officer

(480) 874-7598

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Cassie Patris-Browne

Chief Advancement Officer

(480) 874-7577

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Aaron Harris

Chief Financial Officer

(480) 874-7584

Kari Taylor

Director of Programs

(480) 874-7596

Nicole Szymkowski

Director of Philanthropy

(480) 874-7578

Edyth Romero

Executive Project Manager

(480) 874-7595

Advancement Team

Erica Lizarraga

Communications & Events Manager

(480) 874-7575

Becky Hinds

External Affairs & Grant Officer

(480) 874-7597

Emily Winkis

Philanthropy Coordinator

(480) 874-7579

Programs Team

Ted Huntington

Program Learning and Development Manager

(480) 874-7573

Jacqueline Robertson

Program Partnership Manager

(480) 874-7592

LaTroy Burras

Program Area Manager

(480) 874-7594

Leonel Martinez

Site Supervisor - Hartford Elementary

(480) 647-3895

Lavaughan Ballesteros

Site Supervisor- Galveston Elementary

(480) 313-6307

Carnel Towns

Site Supervisor - Longfellow Elementary

(480) 403-1561

Kenya Harris

Site Supervisor - Adams Elementary

(480) 708-0284

Jay Reeves

Site Supervisor - ICAN Main

(480) 874-7591

Joshua Padilla

Volunteer Coordinator

(480) 874-7583

Finance and Administration Team

Keilla Valenzuela

Office Manager

(480) 874-7574

Angela Torres

HR Generalist

(480) 874-7582

Teresa Hillis

Administrative Assistant

(480) 821-4207

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