Eric Olsen, CEO of Fasturtle Digital, Talks the Benefits of Corporate Partnership With Nancy Padberg, MBA, President & CEO, CEA

2022-07-25T10:40:27-07:00July 29th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Eric Olsen — Founder and CEO of Fasturtle Digital — has made the decision as a parent to send his children to Catholic schools and as a business owner to contribute to Catholic causes where he can. He discusses his company's values and his values as a parent on [...]

Dr. Peter Morkert, Director of Outreach for GCU, Talks Corporate Partnership, Community Impact, and Tax Credit Benefits

2022-07-18T10:59:37-07:00July 22nd, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Grand Canyon University and Catholic Education Arizona share many of the same values. Both entities believe in dedicating time and resources toward helping students receive the high-quality education that they want and deserve. With the help of partners like GCU, CEA is one of the state’s Catholic charities that [...]

Michael Rapisand, Partner at B2B CFO, Talks Community Investment and the Importance of Supporting Education Through Corporate Tax Credits in Arizona With Deb Preach, Chief Development Officer, CEA

2022-07-18T05:04:01-07:00July 15th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Having worked as both a CFO and CPA, Mike Rapisand knows what goes into making a business financially successful. He advocates that participating in initiatives like the corporate tax credit opportunity in Arizona gives organizations the chance to stand out from the competition while making a difference within their [...]

Lance Venable, Owner of the Law Office of Lance C. Venable, PLLC, Talks Foundational Catholic Education as the Impetus for Success in Life, Career, and Faith as a Catholic School Graduate, Parent, and CEA Corporate Partner

2022-06-27T09:27:55-07:00June 24th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Registered Patent Attorney Lance Venable has lived in Arizona for 35 years and has practiced law in the Valley for 25 of those years. Having left his previous workplace in 2014 to start his own operation, he takes charge as a business owner and takes advantage of available tax [...]

Cande de Leon, Exec. Director of the Office of Mission Advancement for the Diocese of Phoenix Clarifies Tax Credit and Charitable Giving Through CEA and CDA With Nancy Padberg, MBA, President & CEO, CEA

2022-06-27T09:28:46-07:00June 17th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Cande de Leon, Executive Director of the Office of Mission Advancement for the Diocese of Phoenix had many important matters to discuss with Catholic Education Arizona (CEA) President and CEO, Nancy Padberg. The first was to illuminate listeners on the difference between CEA and CDA — acronyms commonly confused [...]

Cynthia Scheller Shares Her Life Experiences in Catholic Education and How Stewardship and Tax Credit Scholarships Keep Every Seat Filled

2022-06-27T09:29:43-07:00June 10th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Cynthia Scheller does everything that she can in her role as Principal of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School to ensure that every student wanting a Catholic education has the opportunity to apply for the funds to receive one. She is passionate about her community and getting people involved where [...]

Miranda Maciel Encourages Families Seeking Quality Catholic Education to Explore Bourgade and Learn About CEA’s Support to Make Catholic Education Possible With Colleen

2022-06-27T09:30:30-07:00May 27th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Miranda Maciel, Director Of Admissions and Marketing at Bourgade Catholic High School, felt that her Catholic education was such a gift that she returned to her alma mater — Bourgade Catholic School — to teach. Now, she works for the school as the Director of Marketing and Admissions, helping [...]

Paul Mulligan, President & CEO at Catholic Charities of Arizona Discusses Stacking Tax Credits to Impact More Lives with Nancy Padberg, MBA, President & CEO of CEA

2022-06-27T09:31:04-07:00May 20th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Paul Mulligan takes a walk down memory lane on Catholic Education Arizona's podcast, Creating Future Leaders, with current CEA President and CEO, Nancy Padberg. He discusses roles he had in both the Navy and the Catholic charity sector, as well as how he met his lovely wife. He touches [...]

Matthew Gonzales, MBA, Director of Admissions & Marketing at St. John Paul II Catholic High School in Avondale Discusses the Uniqueness of Catholic Education and Making It All Possible with Tax Credit Scholarships

2022-06-27T09:31:47-07:00May 13th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Serving as the Director of Admissions and Marketing at St. John Paul II Catholic High School, Matthew Gonzalez works with parents and children from all walks of life who are passionate about Catholic education. According to Statista, in 2019, approximately 13.5% of Arizona's population was living beneath the poverty [...]

Kevin Strayton of FAIR Discusses the Power of the Tax Credit Program in Arizona and the Scholarship Application Process

2022-06-27T09:32:36-07:00May 6th, 2022|Podcasts|

{podcast} Coming from a background in finance and accounting, Kevin Strayton understands how great of a need there is for financial assistance when it comes to Catholic education. Strayton worked with companies like AT&T Wireless before realizing that he wanted his career to be more centered on helping those who [...]