Portrait Of Beverly Damore, oil, 20 x 16", On Loan from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Damore
Beverly Butler Damore
St. Mary's Food Bank - President & CEO
Beverly Butler Damore is active in the community, serving as a member of the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance Board of Directors for six years before joining the staff as Director of Community Relations and Marketing, later serving as Chief Operations Officer and now serving in her fourth year as President & CEO. She is a founding partner of the Phoenix-based corporate communications company Option II Advisors, which specializes in public relations, Web site orchestration, management consulting, community relations, fundraising, and event coordination. Previously, Ms. Damore worked for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and while there, was named co-Interim Chief Executive Officer while also serving as the organization's Chief Operating Officer. Beverly's community involvement began as a reporter for the Tribune Newspapers, where she was responsible for covering Scottsdale and Mesa City Halls; growth and development; and urban affairs. She holds a Masters of Mass Communication degree from the Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola Marymount University. In addition to her board involvement with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, she is also a founding member of the ASU Craig and Barbara Barrett Honors College Dean's Advisory Board and a former member of the NOAH Board of Directors, a nonprofit focused on providing community access to health care.