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Congratulations to our Fast Pitch 2015 Finalists!

Angels on PatrolJacqui MacConnell

Be A Leader FoundationGary Trujillo

Neighbors Who CareEric Ehst

New Way AcademyAbbey Ross

One Step Beyond, Inc.Madison Rogers

Phoenix Community ToolbankJana Smith

Playworks ArizonaValencia Winfrey

SOUNDS AcademyKirk Johnson


We’d also like to congratulate the ASU Student Winner:

FitStart Kids


Many thanks to our 20 nonprofit semi-finalists for participating!


SVP Fast Pitch Arizona is…

a free two-month communication skills building program and competition for innovative nonprofits in Maricopa County. The program equips nonprofit leaders to communicate their story powerfully and connects them with leaders of the business and funding communities who can help them create significant community impact.

 SVP Arizona sincerely thanks all of our participants, mentors, and sponsors who have made this inspiring evening possible!


Pearl ChangCEO, Expect More Arizona ~ Luis GonzalezArizona Diamondbacks ~ Rick JonesCOO, CopperPoint Mutual Insurance ~ Michael KellyACF Board & Manager, Kelly Consulting Alliance ~ Kimber LanningEntrepreneur and CEO, Local First ~ Paul Luna,CEO, Helios ~ Rick McCartneyCEO, InMedia/In Business Magazine ~ MaryAnn MillerSVP Partner and CHRO, Avnet ~ Nicole StantonManaging Partner Quarles & Brady

SVP Arizona would also like to thank Andrea Beaulieu for coaching our semi-finalists!

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2014 SVP Fast Pitch Highlights…take a look!



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Our 2014 Fast Pitch Winner, Spot 127!













Ready…Set…Pitch! Can you change the world in 180 seconds? Learn more about the program, whether your organization is eligible, and how you can apply to participate.


Fast Pitch is not possible without the financial contributions of our generous sponsors, who are some of Arizona’s most forward-thinking corporations, foundations and individuals.

If you are interested in sponsoring this high-profile and high-impact event, please contact SVP Arizona’s staff, Terri Wogan or Cindy Vandervort.

Current Sponsors Eventbrite 2.17.15Thank you to our current SVP Fast Pitch Arizona 2015 sponsors! We couldn’t host such an inspiring event without your support!