Arizona Leadership Foundation

Aaron Muth

Chief Executive Officer

As the founder and CEO of Arizona Leadership Foundation (ALF) Aaron Muth brings his passion for fundraising to this worthy endeavor.   In 2011, Aaron, an alumnus of St. Mary’s High School in Phoenix, started working with the school in development to help them raise scholarships.   When an overwhelming amount of corporate support for […]

Richard Kirsch

Chief Financial Officer

Throughout his career, Richard has always worked with a number of small businesses or been a self-employed entrepreneur. He has been in wholesale sporting goods, ranching and agriculture, real estate investments and now he serves as the CFO for the Arizona Leadership Foundation. His varied roles throughout his business life, give him a range of […]

Ariana Muth

Vice President

As the Vice President of Arizona Leadership Foundation, Ariana Muth is responsible for running multiple facets of the business. Before starting ALF with her husband, Aaron the Foundation’s CEO, she worked in commercial real estate.  She did marketing and handled the processing of lease and sale negotiations.  In addition, she also worked in the accounting […]

Alycia Benites

Senior Operations Officer

Alycia Benites is the Senior Operations Officer for the Arizona Leadership Foundation. In this role she will serve as the school liaison for the Foundation. This will include visiting our partner schools and assisting with responding to parent questions, processing applications, award notifications and year-end reporting. Prior to joining the team at ALF Alycia worked […]

Megan Fitzsimons

Chief Development Officer- Disabled/Displaced Program

Megan Fitzsimons started with the Arizona Leadership Foundation in June of 2014 working on the disabled and displaced student applications.  In 2016 her role expanded to include development for the Foundation as well.  Prior to joining ALF, Megan was a special education teacher in the public-school system for eight years.   Over the years she taught […]

Taylor Williamson

Director of Development

Meet Taylor Williamson our Director of Development at the Arizona Leadership Foundation. Taylor cultivates and manages our portfolio of Corporate Champions. Prior to ALF, he had a background in the hospitality industry for Visit Boise. Taylor promoted Boise as a premier sports tourism destination. Taylor has experience with some of nation’s premier events including the […]

Emily Niesz

Application Coordinator

Emily Niesz is the application coordinator for the Arizona Leadership Foundation.  In this role she helps families and schools with the scholarship application process.  Emily will answer questions families may have with regards to eligibility and qualifications to receive funds from the Foundation.  She then distributes all the applications to the processing department for their […]

Anna Demos

Disabled Displaced Scholarship Coordinator

Anna Demos is the Arizona Leadership Foundation’s Disabled Displaced Scholarship Coordinator. In this role she works closely with schools and families helping everyone process the paperwork to receive a scholarship. Prior to joining the team at ALF nearly a decade ago she spent fourteen years working as a physical therapist. She worked in a variety […]


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A School Tuition Organization cannot award, restrict, or reserve scholarships solely on the basis of a donor’s recommendation. A taxpayer may not claim a tax credit if the taxpayer agrees to swap donations with another taxpayer to benefit either taxpayer’s own dependent. (A.R.S. 43-1089)