Staff Cindy Zak
Cindy Zak is the Director of Operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. As part of Cindy's responsibilities, she oversees 12 East Valley clubs and a charter school in Mesa called the Mesa Arts Academy. In addition to her core responsibility of managing staff, building maintenance and budgeting processes, Cindy participates in numerous BGCEV committees, community organizations and BGCA initiatives.
Cindy grew up in neighboring Colorado and attended college in Nebraska and Arizona.
After graduating as a Certified Nonprofit Professional from Arizona State University, Cindy began her career with BGCEV as an intern at the Tempe Branch in May of 1989.
While at the club level, she help the positions Youth Development Director and Branch Executive in the Tempe, Gilbert and Mesa clubs.
After spending 11 years in the local Club environment, Cindy was promoted to the Special Events Manager at the Program Service Center in 1990. As the Specials Events Manager, Cindy helped grew the department and turned it into a revenue generating unit producing over a million dollars per year of income to the organization.
In 2009, Cindy was appointed Director of Operations and was part of the growth of the BGCEV including the opening Stevenson Elementary in Mesa and the merger of Globe in 2013.
Cindy resides in Gilbert and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters.
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