FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, January 10, 2022
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that Nadia Rivera has been named as the Club's newly created Chief Impact Officer. Rivera will also serve as the Executive Director, Foundation & Community Impact.
Rivera will report to President & CEO Xavier A. Gutierrez and will lead all aspects of community impact including the Arizona Coyotes Foundation. She will also spearhead the organization's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and drive the team's community engagement and social responsibility initiatives.###
"We are thrilled to have Nadia join our Pack to lead our community impact efforts," said Gutierrez. "The Arizona Coyotes are committed to being leaders in our community and Nadia's dedication to building vibrant Arizona communities is distinguishable through her professional and personal endeavors. As a seventeen-year nonprofit professional, Nadia has helped advance bold and impactful organizational missions through the power of philanthropy. She will be an extremely valuable addition to our organization."
Prior to joining the Coyotes, Rivera founded the TGen Women's Philanthropy Council and served as the Vice President of Development, Cancer Programs. She advised the formulation of a national campaign, called The Final Assault, to launch six clinical trials for pancreatic cancer led by world renowned physicians.
Most recently, Rivera served as Chief Development Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and is a member of Scottsdale Leadership's Class 36. In addition, she previously worked at the W.P. Carey School of Business as a Senior Associate Director of Development and the Arizona State University Foundation.
Rivera received her Master of Public Administration and Bachelors, Political Science from Arizona State University.