Meet the Backbone staff
James Hoyt | Executive Director
James Hoyt became the Executive Director for Opportunities for Youth in December 2017. He is a nonprofit business executive with decades of proven success in providing high-quality strategic performance and enterprise-wide leadership at both national and international levels. James received his B.A. in Communications at Niles College of Loyola University of Chicago and his M.A. in Community Service and Administration from Regis University in Denver.
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Kendelle Brown | Americorps Member: Data Analyst Intern
Kendelle Brown joined Opportunities for Youth in September of 2017 through Public Allies Arizona. Kendelle is in her second year as a Program Evaluation, M.S. student at the College of Public Service & Community Solutions (Arizona State University). Kendelle hopes to expand youth outreach for Opportunities for Youth through data collection and research.
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Judy Mwanzo | Americorps Member: Communications Coordinator Intern
Judy Mwanzo joined Opportunities for Youth in September of 2017 through Public Allies Arizona. Currently a senior at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication (Arizona State University), Judy strives to increase brand perception of Opportunities for Youth in the community through strategic communications and marketing.
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The Opportunities for Youth office is located on the 19th floor of Phoenix City Hall in Downtown Phoenix. Meetings are typically held at Arizona State University in the UCENT building, where the College of Public Service and Community Solutions is housed.