Christina Schultz has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. The selection was made following a national search, interviews with several stakeholder groups, and consultation with the Foundation Board. Prior to her selection, Ms. Schultz served for nine years as the leader of institutional advancement and development at Dixie State University, St. George, UT. In that role, she was responsible for leading several significant areas including fundraising, alumni relations, public relations, community outreach, marketing and cultural arts initiatives. She was the university’s first female and longest serving Vice President.

Announcement of the appointment was made by Russ Johnson, Chairman of the Foundation Board, and Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Interim Chancellor of the Maricopa Community Colleges. “I am delighted to announce the hiring of Christina Schultz,” Dr. Harper-Marinick said. “She brings an impressive combination of skills and experience that will help our Foundation reach new heights.”

Ms. Schultz joined the Foundation April 18, 2016.