Marlon Mayo

Development Associate

Marlon Mayo joined the Arizona Leadership Foundation Development team bringing with him a variety of business experience and a passion for volunteering, making him an ideal fit for the ALF Team. The entrepreneurship gene runs deep within him, Marlon started working at a young age in his family business, where they owned and operated several convenience stores; In 2019 he ventured out on his own, by purchasing a mobile restaurant. Unfortunately, he was forced to close the doors due to the effects of the pandemic. Determined to keep going, Marlon retrofitted the mobile restaurant into a mobile diagnostic center and began testing for COVID-19. The company’s primary focus was providing free COVID-19 testing and education to the displaced, low-income, and underserved communities of Phoenix. In addition to his more recent positions in entrepreneurship, Marlon worked in Kabul Afghanistan for Insitu/Boeing as a Program Manager with NATO Forces and the Afghan National Army. He was responsible for management of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) equipment supporting the Afghan National Army including over 2,400-line items stocked within a regional warehouse. In between his time in Afghanistan as a defense contractor he worked for APL Logistics in Scottsdale as a Senior Logistician.

Currently Marlon volunteers with the youth of Phoenix at Zion Institute. At Zion, his primary focus is mentoring young men in the community in an effort to break generational cycles of poverty. Prior to this role he volunteered at an Outreach Ranch whose mission is helping children, families and first responders heal, strengthen and empower their future through equestrian therapy.

He has a Bachelor’s Administration- Business Management from McNeese State University.

Marlon is a Louisiana Native who enjoys cooking, fitness, and golfing with friends.

Marlon Mayo


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