Darien Evans Elected to Valley Youth Theatre Board of Directors
Darien Evans, General Counsel at imortgage, has been voted to a three-year term on the Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) Board of Directors.
"VYT is an amazing organization with a stellar reputation," said Evans. "Its work directly benefits the Phoenix community, and I am thrilled for this opportunity to contribute."
A member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, Evans left Caliber Funding LLC after more than three years to join imortgage in April 2013. Her role as general counsel includes advising management on complex legal issues, supervising the company's regulatory compliance, plus negotiating financing, agreements and leases.
She received a B.A. from Ohio University and earned her J.D. at ASU College of Law, both cum laude.
The VYT Board is chaired by Colleen Gautam (Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.) and vice chaired by Frank McCune (APS). Donna Catalfio (Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.) is secretary and Elizabeth Troutman-Lear (National Bank of Arizona) serves as treasurer. Bobb Cooper represents the theatre as its producing artistic director.
Other current board members include Michele Bax (Ballard Spahr LLP), DR. Martin Blume (Blume Skin Centre), Joe Chandler (Fennemore Craig, P.C.), Greg Gnepper (Gammage & Burnham P.L.C.), Dustin Marshall (Community Medical Clinic), James Rough (Navigant Consulting), Lorna Pederson (KPMG LLP), Dana Campbell Saylor (YWCA Maricopa County), and Laura Stover (Nearhood Law Offices, PLC); Hope Ozer (CITYSunTimes) serves as Chair Emeritus.
About Valley Youth Theatre: Established in 1989, Valley Youth Theatre is a professional quality, 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre dedicated to helping young people achieve their full potential through meaningful engagement, education and excellence in the performing arts. Winner of more than four dozen National Youth Arts awards, voted "Best Live Theater" on azcentral.com, heralded as "Best Place to Take a Bow" by Phoenix Magazine and rated one of the "Top Ten Places to Become a Future Star" by The Arizona Republic, VYT produces six mainstage shows each season including two at the Herberger Theater Center. For more information, visit VYT.com.