President and Chief Executive Officer
Susan has served as president and CEO of Fresh Start since Sept. 2011. Previously, she was the director of programs at Childhelp and managed Childhelp’s National Child Abuse Hotline. For more than 10 years, Susan led the Workforce Development Program throughout Maricopa County and published case management and case note curriculum that was adopted by Rutgers University’s, John J. Heldrich Center on Workforce Development. Susan is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the National Career Counseling Association (NECA) and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Susan holds a B.S. in psychology from ASU, an M.A. from University of Phoenix in counseling, and pursued her college education while raising her three children as a single parent.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Fresh Start, Tina served as the chief financial officer for the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and was vice president, business operations for Cox Communications. Tina was also the business manager at KPNX-TV, Phoenix's NBC affiliate. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President of Development
Cathy’s involvement with Fresh Start spans nearly two decades. She has served on Fresh Start’s Executive Board and was a part of the lead capital campaign team to build the Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center. During her tenure as a Fresh Start board member, Cathy chaired several fundraisers, most notably Fresh Start’s Fashion Gala in 2002 and 2007. Prior to her current role as vice president of development, Cathy owned KNK2, a strategic marketing company and served as vice president of sales and marketing for the Phoenix Suns.
Additional Staff Members