Meet our Board
Chairman of the Board, Sacks & Tierney, Attorney
Western Alliance Bancorp — WAL on the NYSE).
Mr. Zito has over 30 years of commercial and investment banking and public finance
experience. He served as Regional President and as a member of the board of directors for
Imperial Bank Arizona. Prior to that, he served in senior executive positions with First Interstate
Bank, including President of First Interstate Equity Corporation, an SBIC entity.
Currently, Zito is on the board of directors of Trinity Capital Inc., a venture debt provider (BDC)
to the emerging growth industry. He serves on the board of advisors to Adopt Technologies, a
cloud computing and information technology service provider, and Redirect Health, a
healthcare company. Zito is the Chairman of the board of a strategic management consulting
firm i.e. The Board Developer.
Mr. Zito has worked extensively on economic development and capital formation in Arizona,
having chaired the Economic Development Committee of the Arizona Chamber of
Commerce and on the board of directors and executive committee of the Arizona Chamber of
Commerce. He also served as the initial Vice Chairman of Arizona Economic Resource
Organization, a Governor-mandated, public-private partnership formed to lead Arizona's
economic development initiatives.
Mr. Zito served on the board of directors and executive committee of Downtown Phoenix Inc.
and on the Flinn Foundation Bioscience Steering Committee as well as a member of the Canada
Arizona Business Council.
Ed Zito holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern
California, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rutgers University.
Ed Zito is a member of the Phoenix Country Club and co-chairs the board of directors of Social
Venture Partners Arizona.
- Served on Steering Committee of new initiative to generate interest in education in Arizona.
- Designed and co-chaired a new annual conference for Arizona education stakeholders.
- Served as board treasurer and co-chair of the development committee for the Camp Colley Foundation.
- Designed and implemented a donor management system and building a long-term fundraising program for a domestic violence education organization.
- Developed a community leadership training program for a training organization.
- Developed systems and structure to support advocacy efforts for a 501(c)(4) organization.
- Implemented a website content management system for a small foundation that would allow prospective grant applicants to quickly and efficiently use the website to evaluate the appropriateness of applying for a grant.
- Implemented a membership management system for an organization of outstanding women leaders.
Andrea’s career with SRP began in Customer Services and then transitioned to Public Affairs. Prior to managing the Community Outreach department, Andrea was a Community Outreach Representative with responsibility for SRP’s corporate contribution program where she managed a $3.6 million in charitable grants to local Arizona nonprofit organizations. As manager of Community Outreach, Andrea is responsible for strategically directing a $5.7 million budget for SRP programs in the following areas: philanthropy, volunteerism, education services, SRP heritage and water and electric safety outreach.
She stays active in the community, currently serving on the Board of Directors for Valle del Sol as Board Vice Chair as well as the Hispanic Women’s Corporation. She is also the former Chair of the Phoenix Women’s Commission, Board member of Dress for Success Phoenix, Valley Leadership, Mujer, Inc., Chair of SRP’s Hispanic Employee Interest Group, and Chair of city of Phoenix International Women’s Day Steering Committee. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a minor in Marketing. In addition is a graduate of the Hispanic Leadership Institute West and Valley Leadership Class 31. In 2012 Andrea was named one of the 40 Hispanic Leaders Under 40 in recognition for her service to the community.
Lisa M. Kelley
Lisa Kelley is an accomplished Senior Finance / Operations Executive and Board Member with more
than 25 years of success in the electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods industries. Her broad areas of expertise include financial discipline, leadership, strategy, vision,
growth, organizational restructuring, and alignment. Lisa brings to the boardroom her global strategic,
commercial and operational experience and is an “audit committee financial expert” under the requirements in Sections 406 and 407 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Currently, Lisa provides consulting and fractional CFO services. Previously, Lisa was the VP of Global Logistics at Avnet, Inc. (AVT), a Fortune 500 company that markets, distributes and adds value to a wide variety of electronics components, enterprise computer products and embedded subsystems to a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and 800 suppliers with over $20 billion in revenue operating in 100+ countries. Lisa joined Avnet as the Chief Audit Executive leading risk management strategy and establishing global audit practice in trade compliance, anti-corruption and data privacy/cyber-security.
Prior to joining Avnet in 2014, Lisa was in several senior leadership roles at Asurion, a global leader in technology protection services with over $6 billion in revenue. During Lisa’s nine years with Asurion she primarily served as the Group CFO for Asurion Global Supply Chain, Customer Care & Program Management. Before joining Asurion, Lisa was the Chief Accounting Officer for Brightpoint, a publicly traded company, which was acquired by Ingram Micro in 2012. Brightpoint was a $1.9 billion distribution and logistics services company supporting the global wireless telecommunications and data industry. From 1992 through 2003, Lisa had varied roles with Plexus Corp., a publicly traded global electronics contract manufacturer. Roles included Vice-President of Corporate Development, Vice-President of Finance, Corporate Controller and Treasurer.
Lisa has six years of public accounting experience, is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant with a MBA from the University of Wisconsin. Lisa has been on non-profit boards including Arizona Sustainability Alliance, Board Developers Foundation, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) Board of Trustees, the vice-chair AICPA Joint Trial Board and past-chair of Tennessee State University Accounting Advisory Board. She is active within her profession as she serves on various executive committees for the AICPA, AACSB Accounting Accreditation committee, past-chair of the Financial Executives International - Nashville chapter, and a past-member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Lisa and her husband currently live in Phoenix AZ. She has completed numerous endurance races, including a 70.3 Ironman. Lisa enjoys golfing, hiking, and traveling.
Partnership for Economic Innovation and is the Managing Director of Pipeline AZ. Mary also serves as the Chair of Jobs and Economic Impact for Valley Leadership. She lives in Phoenix with her pit bull-mix Hayden.
Life Board Members