Helen is a graduate of the University of Louisville. She spent most of her adult life in the Seattle Washington area before relocating to Fountain Hills 16 years ago. Her career began in the nonprofit sector where she worked for an adoption agency, directed volunteers at a Children’s Hospital and was Human Resources Director for a specialty hospital. She transitioned to the profit making sector and retired as Chief Operating Officer of a regional food Company with 1,000 employees and over $100m in sales. Helen has been a volunteer, committee member and Board member for Make a Wish, UGN,WEEA, YWCA National Board, River of Time Museum, Fountain Hills Theater. Helen feels that the Foundation’s gifting program is especially Important for smaller non-profits. Helen was recently installed as a member of the Board of Directors.