Jeremiah Foster, principal and founder of Resolute Commercial Services, has been named board chair for Junior Achievement of Arizona. As board chair, he will oversee the 48-member board of directors and lead the organization’s governance and policy strategies.
In addition to his involvement with JA, Foster, a Scottsdale resident, is active in the community through his involvement with Scottsdale Public Art Advisory Board, Arizona Town Hall, Urban Land Institute, Turnaround Management Association and Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).
Foster holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Arizona.
Other members of the executive board include Karen Czack of American Express as board treasurer and Alan Augustine of PricewaterhouseCoopers as board secretary. Newly elected to serve on the board are Tina Beatty, Sam’s Club; Ed Capasso, Henkel Consumer Goods, Inc.; Ravi Kichloo, AVNET; Charles Lala, Allstate Insurance Company; Susan Menchaca, MidFirst Private Bank; and Travis Smith, Moss Adams LLP.
About Junior Achievement of Arizona
Junior Achievement is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which believes that every child deserves an education in economics and finances in order to inspire and prepare them for success in a global economy.
Serving Arizona’s youth since 1957, JA prepares young people for the real world by showing them how to become self sufficient, how to create jobs which make their communities robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace.
Junior Achievement of Arizona reached 92,000 students during the 2011-2012 school year and plans to reach 95,000 students in 2012-2013.
For more information on Junior Achievement or ways to get involved, call 480-377-8500 or visit www.jaaz.org.