Foundation welcomes new board members, leadership

(June 2013) - St. Joseph's Board of Directors, made up of community leaders who serve on a voluntary basis, governs the foundation. Two new members were recently elected to a one-year term and four existing members were elected to new leadership positions:

  • Cullen Maxey is the executive vice president of business operations for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He oversees all revenue-generating departments throughout the organization including broadcasting, communications, community affairs, partnerships, special projects/fan experience, game operations/multimedia production, marketing, spring training and ticket sales and service. The Phoenix native is a member of the Thunderbirds and serves on the board for the Boys & girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix.

  • Edward Wallace is the founder and board director for Puget Sound Bank in Bellevue, Washington, as well as board director for Star Rentals, a large family-owned equipment rental company with operations located throughout Washington and Oregon. Wallace also is owner/partner of Socialot, a social media management platform for small business. He is the author of 52 Card Pick-up – How to Stack the deck for Success in Business.

  • Hamilton Espinosa was recently elected chairman of the board after serving on the St. Joseph’s Foundation board since 2009. He is a graduate of Marquette University and is the Healthcare Core Market Leader for DPR Construction in Phoenix. He coaches youth sports and was a board member of Paradise Valley Little League from 2004 to 2006.

  • Shelby Butterfield joined the board in 2008 and was recently elected vice chair. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona and has held various leadership positions on boards at ASU, North Central Parenting Group, PVUMC, Preschool and Scottsdale Healthcare’s pediatric advisory board.

  • David McCaleb joined the board in 2010 and was recently elected treasurer. He has a MBA from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a MS in biology from Marquette University. He retired several years ago from a position as senior vice president commercial operations for the publicly traded biotech company, CV Therapeutics.

  • Jenifer Davis Lunt was elected secretary of the board after joining the board in 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona and has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. She currently works for Davis Enterprises, where she is responsible for development, asset management and lease and sales negotiations. Jenifer is active in AZCREW, Junior League of Phoenix, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the CBRE Brokerage Advisory Board.

St. Joseph’s Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. St. Joseph's Foundation receives and manages funds given by donors to benefit the hospital. The foundation was established in 1981 to raise funds for the hospital’s charity clinics. Its mission was later expanded to include all areas of St. Joseph’s. Today, St. Joseph's Foundation raises millions of dollars each year for patient care, medical education, community outreach, research, and care for those in need at St. Joseph’s Hospital.