Meet the Child Crisis Arizona leadership team.
Torrie A. Taj | CFRE
Chief Executive Officer
Dynamic. Altruistic. Strategic. Torrie Taj is a passionate and dedicated professional with more than 28 years of experience in nonprofit leadership and philanthropy. Torrie is a heartfelt leader who loves to create big visions for the future while embracing a theory of abundance. Her energy is contagious and attracts the best talent of individuals who want to make a difference today and for the next generation.
As CEO at Child Crisis Arizona, Torrie provides support and leadership to her team to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect, creating safe kids and strong families. Torrie started her career as a volunteer in 1991 and worked her way up, overseeing a variety of human-service programs and departments before being recruited to lead Child Crisis Arizona in 2015.
Torrie encourages her staff to give back through volunteer work in the community. Leading by example, Torrie enthusiastically serves on the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters and teaches at ASU, her alma mater . . . Go Devils! Her WHY is to mentor, motivate and inspire incredible people who collectively work together so that our community is a better place for everyone. For fun, Torrie loves spending time with her three children, gardening and traveling! Torrie’s determination and love for humankind drive her to achieve extraordinary results. Her abundant life is filled with gratitude, optimism, and lifelong learning keep her inspired and moving forward.
Lisa Ricci | CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Jodi Stoken | CFRE, CAP®
Chief Development Officer
Art Calderon | Vice President
EJ Hughes | Vice President
Strategic Initiatives & Operations