AGF Hires New CEO Laurie Liles


Arizona Grantmakers Forum Names Laurie Liles as Chief Executive Officer

Former Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association Executive to Lead AGF’s Focus on Building Strong Statewide Presence and Expanding Arizona Philanthropic Sector’s Capacity

Phoenix, Ariz. (May 26, 2015) – The Arizona Grantmakers Forum Board of Directors today announced that Laurie Liles will become the next president and CEO of Arizona Grantmakers Forum, effective June 1, 2015.

Liles brings more than two decades of association leadership and advocacy experience to AGF and previously served as CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association. Prior to assuming that role, she was AzHHA’s senior vice president of public affairs and led the association’s state and federal advocacy efforts for 19 years. Liles began her career working on the research staff of the Arizona House of Representatives and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northern Arizona University. In December 2014, she earned a master’s degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Read the full media release here