Brian Spicker


Brian Spicker
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute

Brian Spicker is the Interim President & Chief Executive Officer of Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. He has expertise in the evaluation and implementation of community-wide campaigns that support strategic partnerships that drive revenue, change policy and develop human services.

Previously, Brian was Chief Program Office and Senior Vice President for Community Impact at Valley of the Sun United Way. In this role he had exceptional success leading teams through large scale fundraising initiatives that focused on ensuring children and youth succeed, ending hunger and homelessness and increasing the financial stability of individuals and families.

Prior to joining United Way, Brian was the Executive Director for Southwest Center, an HIV/AIDS research and resource center formerly known as Body Positive, Inc. Brian also served as the Director of Development for an abuse prevention organization and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for violence prevention and support. Early in his career, Brian championed the development of the first set of state-funded group homes for the developmentally disabled.

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Western International University and remains very active in the community. Brian is Associate Faculty at Arizona State University, and Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Arizona Early Childhood Alliance. In addition, Brain serves on the City of Phoenix’s Traumatic Incident Intervention Response Committee, has served on the Arizona Commission on Homelessness and Housing, and is a past member of the Maricopa County Board of Health. He has also been a Flinn Brown Fellow Leadership Mentor for a number of years.

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