Board of Directors – Vice President
Melissa Pontikes is Founder of Sage Strategic Solutions and President of Kenny’s Kids. Her boutique consulting firm serves small and medium-sized businesses in the private and nonprofit sectors. Kenny’s Kids, her family foundation, is dedicated to investing in organizations which seek to give youth greater opportunities outside the classroom and promote the health and welfare of children, teens and young adults. Prior to consulting, Ms. Pontikes worked as a nonprofit executive and corporate human resources executive.
Ms. Pontikes earned her MBA and Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Bryant University and has served on numerous nonprofit boards over the years. In addition to serving as Vice President for Sedona Arts Center, Ms. Pontikes currently serves as Director, Ascension Illinois Health Foundation; Vice President, Friends of the Forest Sedona; and provides countless volunteer hours to community nonprofits.