Senior Staff

Amy Gibbons • President and Executive DirectorAmy

As President and Executive Director, Amy Gibbons oversees one of the largest Boys & Girls Clubs organizations in the nation, serving more than 30,000 youth across Metro Phoenix. Since her arrival in 1998, she has provided the organizational leadership to fulfill Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix’s mission of providing hope, opportunity and a safe place to go for youth across Phoenix and the West Valley. Under Amy’s leadership, the BGCMP has grown from nine to 13 Clubs and a full service dental clinic.


Lariana Forsythe • Chief Development Officer & Vice PresidentLariana

As Chief Development Officer & VP, Lariana is responsible for the development and execution of comprehensive fundraising initiatives supporting our operations.  With 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she leads the charge to expand and diversify the organization’s philanthropic support from an array of individual, corporate and foundation sources.  Lariana works closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors to facilitate the organization’s fund development.


Brad Kuluris • Vice President of AdvancementBrad

Brad Kuluris identifies and cultivates donor relationships with individuals and organizations as part of our planned giving, capital and annual fundraising campaigns to advance the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. He is also responsible for advancing our mission in our community in this role and serves as a liaison to civic and private organizations, as well as the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix Foundation.


Bridget McDonald • Vice President of Club OperationsBridget-150x150

With 27 years of experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs, Bridget focuses on serving and developing both Club members and staff. Her experience and hands-on approach earned her the positions of Branch Manager, Sr. Branch Manager and Area Director. She now serves as the organization’s Vice President of Club Operations, providing oversight to 13 Clubhouses and a Dental Clinic. Bridget is heavily involved in the Boys & Girls Club community: she is a member of The Professional Association nationally as well as the local Arizona Chapter; she is a Boys & Girls Clubs of America Master Trainer; and she currently serves as the Pacific Region chair for the National Training and Professional Development Advisory Committee.


Tina Miller • Managing Director of Marketing and CommunicationsTina

With more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications and marketing, Tina oversees the institutional marketing strategy to build awareness and effectively promote BGCMP’s strong brand recognition. She is responsible for the development and implementation of overall marketing and communication strategies including, marketing, advertising, public relations, brand management, graphic design, social media and internal communications.


Dale Wanek • Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Business OperationsDale

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 organization.


Anabel Lee • Manager of Human ResourcesAnabel

As Manager of Human Resources, Anabel oversees the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures, manages employee relations, supports the organization’s strategic initiatives, administers benefits and talent acquisition efforts. In addition, she creates programs to ensure our employees have a safe and fun work environment.



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