The Steele Foundation has hired two strong leaders to support the growth of the Foundations work. Holly Tullis and Amber Skalsky have joined the foundation to strengthen the finance, administration and grantmaking functions within the organization.
“We are thrilled that these two talented individuals will join our Foundation to support the work of improving the lives of Arizona’s children through investments in education” said Marianne Cracchiolo Mago, President and CEO, The Steele Foundation. “The experience and talent these two bring to the leadership team will add to our Foundations impact in the coming months and years.”
Holly Tullis joins The Steele Foundation as the Director of Finance and Administration. Holly brings over 17 years of professional experience in finance, accounting, and various management roles. Her primary focus will be leading all analytical and performance-driven financial operations, as well as oversight of human resources. Holly was introduced to the foundation in her prior role as partner and principal for Mesa based, Boss Advisors. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University in Accountancy, a Certificate in Public Accounting, and a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
Amber Skalsky joins The Steele Foundation as Program Director. With 15 years of experience, she will lead the Foundation’s strategic grant-making portfolio which focuses on improving the lives of Arizona’s children through education. Amber most recently held the position of Vice President at global investment management firm, PIMCO. Skalsky supported the firms social impact investments including leading their global volunteer engagement efforts across five continents. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with dual bachelor’s degrees in communications/public relations and holds a master’s degree in nonprofit studies from Arizona State University.
The Steele Foundation is committed to helping children develop into confident, happy, and healthy human beings. Our philanthropic resources are focused on traditional and cultural education by supporting organizations that share our passion. Today, we invest approximately $4 million annually in programs that support education from preschool through college and provide cultural opportunities in the arts community to enhance children’s lives in Arizona.