Applause! Gala 2016 Donors


Trends Magazine - Event Coverage
Nanci Bruner – Performer Courtesy Sponsor
Marsha Bruner – Marquee Sponsor
Kim and Rod Cullum – Applause! Gala Kick-Off Event Sponsor
Jill and George Garcia – VIP Event and Party Favor Sponsor
Hinkley’s Lighting Factory – Performance Décor Sponsor
Nancy Hanley – Centerpiece Sponsor
Hensley Beverage Company – Alcohol Sponsor
Jamie Hormel – Wrigley Mansion Event Sponsor
Leasure’s Designer Portraits – Portrait Sponsor
Revolution Tea – Guest Courtesy Sponsor
Mark Tarbell – Wrigley Mansion Event Wine Sponsor
Tempe Trophy – Award Sponsor
Thank you to our Board of Directors and Applause! Gala Committee for supporting the Tony Toast


Alcantara Vineyard & Winery – Courtesy of Barbara Predmore
Arizona Diamondbacks – Courtesy of Kari Litteer
Arizona Grand Resort & Spa – Courtesy of Jill Garcia
Arizona Science Center – Courtesy of Kari Litteer
Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Cirque du Soleil – Courtesy of Jill Garcia
Desert Botanical Garden
Disneyland Resort
Enchantment Resort – Courtesy of Liz Dawn
ExecuCar – Courtesy of Liz Dawn
Fiesta Bowl Charities
Flemings Gift – Courtesy of Patty and Paul Johnson
Flower Bar
Fuego Gift – Courtesy of Van Means
Glamour & Woods
il Tocco – Courtesy of Chef Gabriele Bertaccini
Integrity Valet
Jo Watson and the Birdman
Kendra Scott Jewelry – Courtesy of Ashley Ford
L’Auberge de Sedona – Courtesy of Abby Traister
MyBody LLC- Courtesy of Abby Traister
OdySea Aquarium
Omni Bioceutical Innovations – Courtesy of Jane Christensen
Phoenix Suns – Courtesy of Jill Garcia
Phoenix Zoo – Courtesy of Kari Litteer
Ronna and Reed Glick
Seven Canyons Golf Club – Courtesy of Liz Dawn
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown – Courtesy of Liz Dawn
Tahoe Getaway – Courtesy of Martha Martin
Take the Floor Dance Studio – Courtesy of Tamara Fannin
Wines for Humanity – Courtesy of Tammy Senter
Full Circle Med Spa – Courtesy of McKenna Wesley 
Wines for Humanity – Courtesy of Tammy Senter
Full Circle Med Spa – Courtesy of McKenna Wesley


Mr. Andrew Abrams
Marilyn and David Alexander
Mr. Amadeus
Arizona Public Service Company
Mr. Dennis Ford and Mrs. Kristin Atwell
Phillip Baker
Michael Barnard and Vincent VanVleet
Mr. Bobby L. Barnes Jr
Shannon and Joel Barthelemy
Leslie and Rory Blakemore
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Jennifer and Jon Bohnert
Robert Booker
Mr. and Mrs. Cy Brown
Ms. Marsha Bruner
Mrs. Nanci Bruner - In Honor of John A. Bruner M.D.
Ms. Peggy Baze and Mr. David Bruner
Marisa and Eric Butler
Cameo Foundation, Char and Bill Hubble
Mr. and Mrs. Chester C. Carmer III
Cassidy Campana
Reese Candi
Celebrity Fight Night
Yonako M. Chambers - In Honor of Pat McMahon
Sally and Richard Chambliss
Mr. Herman Chanen
Ms. Gabrielle Van Buren and Mr. Craig Chapple
Janice and Doug Chapple
Jane and Culley Christensen
Dr. and Mrs. Joel G. Cohen
Amy and Andrew Cohn
Copenhagen Furniture
Michael Cowley and Lee Allen
Libby Worsley Crouch
Mr. and Mrs. Rod Cullum
Chris Curtain
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew S. Dana
DMB Associates, Inc.
Dr. Jeff Donahue and Mrs. Liz Dawn Donahue
Ms. Carol Dobson
Mr. Harold Dorenbecher, Northern Trust Company
Susan and Richard Doria
Bijen Dyrek
Dr. Ralph Earle and Mrs. Glenda Earle
Mr. and Mrs. David Engert
Tamara Fannin
Ms. Catherine Foley
Ira J. Gaines and Cheryl J. Hintzen-Gaines
Jill and George Garcia
Matthew Gilbreath
The Honorable Neil G. Giuliano
Ms. Susan Glawe
Mr. and Mrs. Reed Glick
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Goodwin
Carla and Doug Goodyear
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gort
Greenberg Traurig
Anne and Robert Gregerson
Mr. Ryan Gregg
Mrs. Nancy Hanley
Micheal L. Hansberger, Jr
Judith Hardes
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Hebets
Billie Jo and Judd Herberger
Mr. Michael Herman
Tige Hofer and Tesz Millan
Mrs. Jamie Hormel
Mr. and Mrs. James D. Howard, Jr. - In Honor of Carole Machiz
Nan and C.A. Howlett
Mr. Billy Itule
Jackson Family Foundation
William and Kimberly Jacobsen
Patty and Paul Johnson
Mrs. Barbara Kammerzell
Mr. Eneas Kane
William Keiper and Pamala Wright-Keiper
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Kunasek
Jennifer and Jason Kush
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Landy
Debra Larson
Mr. Kory Leadon and Ms. Abby Traister
Mary and Duwayne LeBlanc
Melissa Leonesio
Gracie and Paul Lewis
Lynn Londen - In Honor of Pat McMahon
Ms. Lynne Love
Mr. Mark H. Love
Robert Machiz
Sandy and Mac Magruder
Mr. and Mrs. James Manley
Jean Marley
The Martha S. Martin Charitable Fund
Cassandra Mason-Motz
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mathews
Jamie Mayrose
Cionne McCarthy - In Honor of Billie Jo and Judd Herberger
Betty H. McRae
Mr. Van Means
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Mehr
Mr. Robert J. Miley
Mr. and Mrs. David Montalvo
Ms. Janice Montana and Mr. Bill Mitchell
Carole and Arte Moreno, The Moreno Family Foundation
Ms. Sallie Najafi
Juliet and Robin Neal
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Nicholas
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Olsen
ON Media
Dr. and Mrs. John Parsons
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Pass
Veronica and Paul Penzone
Donny Peper
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Perkins
Nicholas Pierre Petersen
Cheryl and Michael Pollack
Mrs. Leona Pomush and Mr. James Pomush
Carol A. Poore, Ph.D., MBA
Mr. William A. Pope
Mrs. Barbara Predmore
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Predmore
Mr. John Price and Mrs. Darlene Keller-Price
PSA Behavioral Health Agency
Mr. Aaron Read
Mr. Kyle Read and Ms. Alex Stevens
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Read
Caleb Reese
Mr. Edward J. Robson
Mario Trejo Romero and G. Lewis Penrose
Mr. Marc Rosenberg
Salt River Project
Jon C. Samuelson
Jeffrey Sandquist
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Sarvas
Mr. Matt Schaefer
Margo and David Shein
Cheryl and Lowell Shonk
Ms. Melinda Clausen Shough
Elaine and Robert Shower
Di Simplot
The Honorable Tom Simplot
Dr. Sue Sisley
Mr. Bob Smith and Mrs. Deanna Clarkson-Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Smith
Mr. Rick Soltesz
Jodie and Peter Sorensen
Marylou, Clark, Taylor, and Blake Stephens
Janet and Ritch Steven
Stokes Auction Group
Ms. Sarah Suggs
Noel and Neil Sutton
Thomas Synhorst
Arizona Strategies, Karrin Kunasek Taylor
Jeni and Dave Temby
Kristine and Shane Thompson
Triadvocates LLC
Dorothy Tubman
Melinda Vail
Deborah Valenzuela
Deidre and Kenneth Vecchione
The Rob & Melani Walton Foundation
Linda and Richard Warren
Joyce and Gregory Watson
Wells Fargo Bank
Mr. Josh Wertlieb and Ms. Rebecca Light
Ms. McKenna Wesley
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy A. Wesley
Leona and Ames Yee