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Jim serves as the Chairman of the Board. In this role, Jim leads the senior team on all strategic initiatives to support the overall success of the organization.
Jim served on the Board of Directors of Dignity Health for 16 years, a $17.2B hospital system with over 250 facilities and over 100K employees. Jim is also President and CEO of Board Developer, a nationwide service organization that assists businesses increase their sphere through advice, credibility, business development and marketing.
Board Developer has placed over 2,000 people on boards and has managed over 1,500 board meetings since its inception in 2007. Jim also spent 20 years in corporate America running the largest ambulance provider in America with 13,000 employees and over $1b in revenue.
Jim's heart drives him both professionally and personally with everything he is involved with. Impeccable customer service and truly understanding the power of relationship management is the pinnacle of Jim's success.
As co-owner and president of triARC architecture & design, llc, Jill is the architect of record providing "sign and seal" for all projects. Her career started in a small town firm where the experience ranged from Children's Museums to schools. Her love of business and design combines to find creative solutions to projects by looking at them from a unique perspective. This passion began to transform into healthcare design upon the arrival of her 1 lb. 14 oz. micro-preemie. She and her husband experienced the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit first hand and then a litany of specialists since. This unique experience and perspective allows Jill to understand the importance of a building design in everyday life which translates to more efficient and functional spaces. Jill is on the board of directors and loan committee for the Southwest Business Finance Corporation.
When Jill is not at triARC, you can find her networking with industry peers, cycling, or spending time with her husband and two daughters at their Scottsdale home.
Pete is a seasoned finance executive with years of experience collaborating with both CEO's and board of directors to develop and implement long-range strategic plans while managing to short-term operating goals.
His career includes CFO responsibilities at both private and public companies. He has worked in diverse industries from public accounting to environmental services to enterprise software and has worked and lived abroad for multi-national businesses.
Pete has proven strategic execution expertise. He has transformed enterprise-wide finance functions into dynamic organizations, has extensive exposure to capital markets, bank markets, investment banking and rating agencies around both M&A, and has also leveraged capital structures.
Pete's CFO roles and responsibilities have included M&A, IT, facilities, finance transformation, the enterprise program management office (PMO), and forecasting and budgeting. He is experienced with operations analysis, FP&A, risk management, cash management, capital allocation, capital structure, finance and accounting, internal and external financial reporting, SEC and other compliance, finance and business controls. Also, Pete has worked with internal audits, treasury, taxation, investor relations (including public and private equity), banking and high-yield lenders and the rating agencies.
During his career Pete has been involved in over 300 acquisitions and has twice sold the company for which he worked. Pete serves on the board of directors of Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network. He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk committee, a member of the Executive and Compensation Committee and the Finance and Investment Committee. Pete also serves as an advisor to Societal Innovations, an early stage software company.
Pete mentors students at Northern Arizona University and serves on the National Advisory Board of the Franke College of Business. He is also a participant in Deloitte LLP's Financial Executive Advisory Group since 2009 and he participates in the Venture Ready Advisory panel for the Arizona Commerce Authority.
Pete and his wife, Mimi, have been married for 36 years and have three children. He enjoys traveling, hiking, cycling and skiing and is active with local churches and charities.
Throughout his undergraduate education and subsequent medical training at Cornell University, Jefferson Medical College and Stanford University, Dr. Ben-Aviv searched out a path not often entertained by his peers. As a Human Biology, Health, and Society major, he learned the importance of population health and the need for sound program development to help as many people as possible.
During his time in medical school, he found that his passion for medicine was strongest in the care of patients with life-changing injuries, including spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury and also for the opposite patient population; weekend warriors with need for preventative musculoskeletal care to prolong their active years. With these passions, the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was a natural choice.
As a physiatrist, Dr. Ben-Aviv expanded his clinical and administrative experience to see medicine and patient care from many different angles. He has worked in occupational health, disability medicine, pain medicine, sports medicine, inpatient rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation, and now concentrates on population health as it relates to the entire post-acute care continuum. He has served as medical and program director of many rehab facilities and as CMO of a start-up rehab company. His current roles include leadership position in a population health organization and an insurance company medical directorship with a concentration on post-acute care.
Through his various administrative roles, Dr. Ben-Aviv has developed multiple systems and programs to help educate and guide the medical staff, caregivers, and patients to maximize health and wellbeing while avoiding complications and negative outcomes. Each stop in his educational and professional path enhanced Dr. Ben-Aviv's sense of entrepreneurship and out of the box thinking.
Despite maintaining a busy clinical load, Dr. Ben-Aviv spends his time thinking through the limitations of the current medical system and how to solve complicated barriers we face to provide optimal healthcare to the population. When not taking care of patients and developing new systems in healthcare, Dr. Ben-Aviv also enjoys coming up with inventions that improve the efficiency of everyday life; inventions that have the potential to impact both the medical community and the non-medical community. When not at work, Dr. Ben-Aviv enjoys spending time at home with his wife and twin girls and traveling the world in search of a new and fulfilling life experiences.
Paul Szablowski is an independent consultant and thought leader and former senior vice president of brand experience for Texas Health Resources. He previously served as service area vice president of marketing, communications, public relations and business strategy for Dignity Health in the Phoenix market.
Szablowski has a strong background in driving and collaborating on the successful execution of strategies, initiatives, innovations and developing multi-stage customer experience transformations. He is known to be an active listener with a vivid imaginative conception for future trends and developments.
He is a frequent speaker and author on marketing, brand, consumer insights, social science and a self-described 'Positive Deviant.' Szablowski received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University.
Jim Taggart is a leader, facilitator, and relationship builder. His domestic and international career has been a distinctive blend of strategic leadership in sales, marketing, after-market service, manufacturing, and supply chain in markets that include high technology, medical, oil & gas, and aerospace.
Jim has managed nearly every aspect of the supplier/client relationship, helping to build and nurture long-term, sustainable customer partnerships. He drives profitable revenue growth within businesses by:
- Analyzing financials and service/product offerings
- Enhancing efficiencies and/or addressing inefficiencies within the organization
- Establishing strategic, long-range, and short-range operational plans
- Creating business plans and documenting objectives so staff can clearly understand how to achieve aligned organizational goals
- Implementing effective processes and procedures to meet objectives
By driving strategies into action, Mr. Taggart is renowned for growing any organization’s annual profitability in a short amount of time. He has led 130+ person organizations with a $45M P&L responsibility as well as startup companies with only a few employees – helping them grow from nearly zero to over $1M in annual orders in under two years. Furthermore, his recent efforts directly contributed to a medium-sized company’s cumulative net income growth of 800% within twenty-four months. Jim’s exceptional business savvy and fiscal responsibility, ability to bring new products to market, customer relationship management, and knack for adapting appropriate processes into businesses of all sizes brings a unique and valuable blend of experience.
In addition to holding a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a concentration in Quality & Reliability Engineering (QRE) from Arizona State University, Jim is Six Sigma Green Belt Certified and an alumnus of Honeywell’s Executive Leadership Development Program.
Tracy Bullock brings 30 years of business development experience to her Sandler Training business. She builds and delivers Sandler programs for companies of all sizes, across multiple industries, including Medical, Restaurant, IT/Software, and Consumer Product Goods.
During her 30-year career with Procter & Gamble in customer business development, she developed Sales & Management teams, grew individuals’ performance, and coordinated cross-department strategic planning with top customers in the U.S. and globally.
In 2016, Tracy was a finalist for both Tempe's Business Excellence Award and Business Woman of the Year. She is currently on the Board of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, leads the Women in Business Council, and facilitates the mentoring program. Tracy was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award, Top Female Executive, and noted as a Top 101 Industry Experts for her work in Global management Training Development by Cambridge's Worldwide Who’s Who.
Kari is a versatile Account Executive and Creative Writer. She excels at understanding client goals and utilizing Board Developer’s creative and administrative resources to produce excellent results.
Collaboratively working to accomplish goals, Kari acts as an important link between Board Developer and its clients. As an Account Executive, she is focused on process management, accelerating action items, and facilitating organizational development sessions.
An accomplished writer, Kari Sleezer is well known in the Phoenix area for her articles in community magazines. As the Creative Writer for Board Developer, she assists Board Developer clients to communicate more effectively to their customers through the written word. Kari's writing experience will further enhance the product value Board Developer clients have to offer their customers.
Kari holds a B.A. in English as well as a M.A. in Professional Writing. Kari managed a high school classroom teaching English for six years before joining the Board Developer team. When not in meetings or writing, Kari is off traveling or listening to slam poetry at a local coffee shop.