Honoring Key Individuals & Corporations
"Together Powering our Communities for a Sustainable Future"

We're pleased to present our dinner sponsor, APS, for the year 2013, with Chairman and CEO Don Brandt as our dinner chair. See below for a full biography of our honored individuals and corporations.


Paul Luna
President & CEO, Helios

Individual Honoree

Paul is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the organization, cultivating strong community relationships and initiating strategic partnerships in Arizona and Florida for the Foundation. Prior to joining Helios in 2006, Paul served as President of Valley of the Sun United Way. Read more here





Corporate Honoree

The Kroger Co. is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2014 sales of $108.5 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with our customers. Read more here


Fry's Food Stores
Fry's




Dinner Chair

Donald Brandt is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle West and Arizona Public Service (APS). In 2009, Brandt was elected to Pinnacle West’s board of directors and promoted to Chairman, President and CEO of Pinnacle West and Chairman and CEO of APS. Read more here


Don Brandt
Chair & CEO, Pinnacle West/APS


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