JoAnn is the CEO of Central Phoenix Women & Women of Scottsdale, and founder of East Valley Women & North Valley Women. JoAnn manages these organizations for women who have a commitment to community, wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities which enhance their business, social and|or community endeavors. JoAnn has worked in PR, sales & marketing, philanthropy, project management, leadership development, finance, customer service, training and event coordination for 33+ years with companies including GM, D&B, Hyatt Hotels, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Border Trade Alliance and Wells Fargo. Community plays an important role. JoAnn has served as the co-chair of the Annual ’16 & ’17 Charity Development Appeal along with serving on numerous boards, served as chair or co-chair for local nonprofits over the past 8 years and very proud to have raised over $22 million for Arizona nonprofits.