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Kristen Merrifield

Kristen Merrifield Chief Executive Officer Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.

Kristen brings extensive leadership to the Alliance, previously serving as the Chief Operating Officer at the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), the largest trade association in Arizona serving over 10,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs. Through her previous roles at ASBA, the ASU Foundation and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, she brings over 13 years of association and nonprofit knowledge and expertise to her role as Alliance CEO. She has dedicated her career to serving others and is a respected and well-rounded leader.

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  • Mission Minded

    Mission Minded

    As professionals running an association, we can sometimes fall into the trap of telling our members to “do as we say, not as we do,” meaning that we are more focused on their development and success than that of our own. Be "Mission Minded."

  • Report shows funding, finding right talent are biggest challenges for nonprofits

    Report shows funding, finding right talent are biggest challenges for nonprofits

    The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits set out to understand the top challenges and opportunities facing nonprofits, including whether or not they felt they had access to the right level of resources to help them be most successful. This is what they found.