Chief Executive Officer
Marcia Mintz has more than 20 years of global and national corporate and nonprofit experience. Most recently, she served as President of John C. Lincoln Health Foundation and Senior Vice President of community benefit programs and services of HonorHealth.
Ms. Mintz has served as the chief development officer of Valley of the Sun United Way. Prior to that, she worked in the Bay Area creating corporate and individual partnerships for a nonprofit multi-use residential and recreational campus and eight years in global program development. She has worked and lived in Latin America, Cuba, Europe and the former Soviet Union.
She was named one of AZ Business magazine’s 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business in 2014 and a Woman Who Moves the Valley 2012 by Arizona Foothills magazine. Ms. Mintz earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona’s Eller School of Management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of Arts.
Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Business Operations
Dale Wanek, Chief Financial Officer, ensures fiscal stability and long-range sustainability for BGCMP’s Clubs and programs through strategic leadership and direct oversight of all financial, technology, human resources and facilities functions. He also acts as the staff liaison to the Finance and Budget Committees of the Board of Directors as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix Foundation, which manages the endowment funds for the org.
Human Resources Director
Amy Finley leads the Human Resources team for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. During her first year, she has implemented a number of new policies and procedures to help improve the HR function and has brought national and local training opportunities to the Program Services and Club staff members. She provides oversight and hands-on administration of all functional areas of HR including: Compliance, Compensation, Benefits, Recruitment, Employee Relations, Performance Management and HRIS systems. Most recently, Amy worked at John C. Lincoln as a Human Resources Consultant. She earned her degree from University of Arizona.
John A. Scola, CFRE
Chief Development Officer
John Scola serves as a key member of the Senior Management Team, working closely with the CEO on BGCMP’s long-term development goals. He leads a team of resource development professionals who implement annual giving, major gifts, special events and gift planning for the organization. A seasoned Phoenix professional, John has worked with some of the Valley’s most prestigious organizations, including Phoenix Rescue Mission and the Catholic Community Foundation. He is also a sought after speaker and educator for the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation. He holds a bachelors from University of Dallas. In his free time, John can be found on the ice playing hockey!
Vice President of Operations
Steve Tepper is the Vice President of Operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Steve has more than 25 years experience working with youth serving organizations. Prior to BGCMP, Steve served as the Executive Director for the Dave & Mary Alper JCC in Miami, Florida. Steve also has served as the Executive Director for the East Valley JCC in Phoenix and the COO for the Barshop JCC of San Antonio. He is an American Camp Association certified Camp Director and a licensed Early Childhood Director in the State of Arizona. Steve holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from University of Arizona, and a Master’s degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation from Indiana University. Steve has been active in the community and has served as a Board member for the Chandler Education Foundation, The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the American Diabetes Association.
Cassidy Campana, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
Cassidy leads the marketing and communications initiatives for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. She has worked in the Arizona market for more than 25 years as a public/community relations, marketing and political consultant. Cassidy’s experience includes: public and media relations, public policy development, grassroots and community engagement, corporate social responsibility, and social change campaigns. Cassidy also leads the ASU Lodestar Center’s American Express Leadership Academy, a statewide leadership development program for 30+ nonprofit executives. She currently serves on the boards of the Mesa Arts Center Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University.