- Chief Executive Officer
Jacki Taylor is a well-known and respected leader in the homeless arena having worked over 25 years in the field. She began her career in this field as Executive Director at a Phoenix based nonprofit where she led for 14 years. For 4 years she headed Arizona’s Statewide Coalition on Homelessness. In 2010, Jacki was selected to become the Chief Executive Officer of Save the Family Foundation of Arizona/ARM of Save the Family. She oversees a staff of 53 which provides services and housing to 700 families annually. Save the Family’s mission is to equip families to address poverty, overcome homelessness and achieve self-sufficiency.
Jacki holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Master’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Counseling. She is known for her passion and results driven leadership.
In 2015, Jacki was the recipient of the Organization of Nonprofit Executives’ Organization Accomplishment/Innovation Award for Save the Family’s development of a 132 unit affordable housing complex in Mesa – Escobedo at Verde Vista.
Jacki currently serves as a member of Mesa United Way’s Board, member of Maricopa County’s Head Start Policy Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of Maricopa County’s Community Development Advisory Committee and Chair of the Maricopa County Association of Governments Homeless Continuum of Care Committee.