Patricia Welborn – Chairman
Patricia has over 15 years experience in marketing, strategic planning and project management in the business world. In 2002 she moved to the non-profit sector where, as a consultant, she has led similar projects, along with fundraising campaigns for a variety of Phoenix and Chicago based non-profit agencies.
Patricia has been an active community volunteer for 20 years, serving on the boards and committees of the United Way, the Self Employment Loan Fund, the Heard Museum and multiple school parent organizations. In 2002 she began what has become her life’s passion – advancing educational opportunities for low-income students. She has served on the boards of two charter schools, is a member of the board for the Arizona Charter School Association and serves on the Education Sub-committee for the Arizona Community Foundation.
Patricia received her BA from Pomona College and has an MBA degree from the Anderson Graduate School of Business at UCLA.