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Heart Association announces new executive director

The American Heart Association Western States Affiliate has named Cayci Oliver as Executive Director of the Greater Phoenix Division.  Oliver will now be responsible for leading the American Heart Association’s efforts to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in Phoenix and the surrounding area.

Oliver, has a Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University in business administration and a MBA from the University of Phoenix. She has been a leader with the American Heart Association since 2012.  Previously, she served as Senior Business Development Director and Vice President of Development for the division.

“Cayci brings tremendous enthusiasm and energy to the Phoenix Division of the American Heart Association and will continue the momentum she has built in her previous role as Vice President of Development,” said Kelly Grose, Affiliate Development Officer for the Western States Affiliate. “In this position, Cayci will continue the great work in managing the division’s campaigns and volunteer leadership and donor cultivation plans to keep the momentum going strong.”

In her new role, Oliver will be responsible for managing the division’s board of directors, recruiting volunteer leaders, implementing a balanced fund-raising strategy in support of the American Heart Association’s mission and supervising a staff team that excelled.

Oliver is a native of Arizona and lives in Chandler Arizona with her two daughters.

Arizona Business People & Promotions

Arizona Business Promotions and People Moving Up

Arizona Business Promotions:

Arizona business is booming as important executives across the Valley are being appointed, promoted and honored. Major companies highlight their updates on essential leaders within their divisions.

Congratulations to the following who have shown excellence in their field:

American Heart Association (Western States Affiliate)

Kelly Grose:

Grose has been named senior vice president for the organization’s Greater Phoenix Division.

CB Richard Ellis

Mark Krison, Luke Denmon and Scott German:

The Phoenix-based brokerage sales professionals Krison, Denmon and German have joined the firm’s Critical Environment Practice, which provides transaction services, project management and facilities management for data centers and mission critical facilities.

Arizona Business Promotions: Mark Krison

 DenmonArizona Business Promotions: Luke Denmon

GermanArizona Business Promotions: Scott German

Arizona Bridge to Independent Living

Susan Webb:

Webb, Arizona Bridge to Independent Living’s director of employment services, received the Humanitarian Award from the Arizona Medical Association

Arizona Business Promotions: Susan Webb

Polsinelli Shughart

Jonathan Brohard:

Brohard has been added to the real estate department of Polsinelli Shughart and brings 17 years of experience as an attorney to the firm.

Everest College Phoenix

Dr. Edward Johnson:

Johnson – a veteran educator – has been appointed president of Everest College Phoenix.

 Arizona Business Promotions: Dr. Edward Johnson

Johnson Bank

Peter Engel:

Engel joins Johnson Bank as Executive Vice President – Consumer Banking.

Arizona Business Promotions: Peter Engel

Destination Hotels & Resorts

Chris Kenney:

Kenney is now regional vice president of sales and marketing of several properties in the Western region.

More Arizona Business Promotions

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