The Arizona Women’s Leadership Forum is privileged to have these 16 outstanding Arizona leaders serve on its Executive Board.  Because of their expertise, enthusiasm and tireless efforts, AWLF is able to fulfill its mission of advancing women in senior leadership and empowering all women leaders to lead with passion, act as mentors to others and make a difference in their businesses, their communities and their lives. 

ANNE HANYAKFounder & CEO, Arizona Women’s Leadership Forum

Anne has long been passionate about advancing women in leadership.  In 1985, she was a founding member and served as the second President of Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women.  In 1989, recognizing the benefits of a national organization, she was one of the driving forces and principal architects behind the creation and formation of the National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women (NNCREW) -- now the 9,000 member, international CREW Network.  She served as President-Elect and President, respectively, for the first two years of the organization’s existence.  In 2000, Anne founded the Arizona Women’s Leadership Forum.  Anne was a commercial real estate attorney at a 150-member law firm in Phoenix, where she became the second female Equity Partner and the first female Hiring Partner in the firm’s history.  She received her J.D. degree and her M.A. degree from the University of Virginia, and her B.A. degree from St. Bonaventure University.  Anne served for nine years on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater.

CLARE H. ABEL, Shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

ROBYN ARNELL, VP, Finance & Accounting Services, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

MAJA BERLIN-DEL VIGNA, VP & General Counsel, Business and General Aviation, Honeywell Aerospace

KATHERINE CECALA, Interim CEO/President, Friendly House

AMY HEYDON, Vice President, Risk Management, American Express

MELISSA IYER JULIAN, Shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

JALINA KERR, Vice President, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Member SIPC)

EILEEN MADDEN MITCHELL, Chief Programs and Logistics Officer, St. Mary's Food Bank

LINDA MITCHELL, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP

A. LYNN MORAN, President, Arizona Coaching and Consulting Center

HARRIET MOUNTCASTLE-WALSH, VP & General Counsel, Honeywell Aerospace

JENNIFER ROBINSON, Vice President & Branch Manager, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Member SIPC)

STELLA SHANOVICH, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

LISA SHEPARD, Partner, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young

JEN WITTER, Practice Area Leader, Slalom