Who We Are

Mission Statement

The mission of The Arizona Bowl is to provide world-class experiences for college student-athletes, fans, and the local community, culminating in a nationally recognized college football competition. The Arizona Bowl is a non-profit organization that strives to inspire youth, engage the community, support local charities, and create positive economic impact in Southern Arizona.

Executive Board

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Ali Farhang – Chairman
Farhang & Medcoff

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NOVA® Home Loans

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David Cohen
BeachFleischman

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Brent DeRaad
Visit Tucson

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Ellen Jimenez
Sonesta ES Suites

James Francis

James Francis
Arizona Athletics

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Micah Kinsler
MiCamp Solutions

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Gary Malis
Strategic Services

Partners

Staff

Alan Young

Executive Director

480.244.8263

alan@NovaArizonaBowl.com

Allyson Tofel

VP, Business Operations & Events

520.331.7010

allyson@NovaArizonaBowl.com

Michelle Thornton

VP, Sales & Marketing

520.481.8200

michelle@NovaArizonaBowl.com

Daniel Horist

Director, Operations & Events

714.402.9521

daniel@NovaArizonaBowl.com

Hans Rhey

Director, Ticket Operations

520.336.6076

hans@NovaArizonaBowl.com

Eric Rhodes

Director, Media Operations

520.204.2343

eric@NovaArizonaBowl.com

520-AZBOWL1

147 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

Bowl Committee

  • Jill Armstrong, Viscount Suite Hotel
  • Frank Arrotta, The Arrotta Group
  • Del Arvayo, Aetna/Salpointe High School
  • Barry Baker, Endurance Private Investments
  • Mark Bishop, Mark Bishop Radio Show
  • Andy Brown, A-Team Security
  • Jessie Butler, Tucson Airport Authority
  • Roger Canchola, McDonald’s
  • Jeremy Carter, Chicanos Por La Causa
  • Jack Clements, The Clements Agency
  • Mike Czechowski, City of Tucson
  • Silvia Davis,  Crest Insurance
  • Doug Edwards, Raytheon
  • Joe Erceg, ASBA
  • Linda Fahey, Dark Horse Media
  • Laura Feemster, Primerica – Tuesday Morning
  • Tom Fisher, City of Tucson
  • Marques Flores, El Charro

  • Ray Flores, El Charro
  • Ken Flower, Arizona Party Rentals
  • Nick Fox, AC Marriott
  • Diane Frisch, Pima County Attractions & Tourism
  • Matt Gaspari, Tucson Federal Credit Union
  • Dalena Gregory, Pima County Attorney’s Office
  • Janet Hare, DoubleTree
  • Joe Hickle, Crest Insurance
  • Mark Holcomb, Mark Holcomb Consulting
  • Lucy Howell, MOVE Financial Solutions
  • Robert Jensen, Shamrock Foods
  • Larry Johnson, Retired
  • John Kerr, Arizona Daily Star
  • Andrew Kunsberg, GAUS
  • Linda Kunsberg, Retired
  • Ken Kwilosz, AZ Lotus Corp
  • Bob Logan, U of A College of Science
  • Lea Marquez-Peterson, Tucson Hispanic Chamber
  • Don Mills, Retired

  • Omar Mireles, HSL Properties
  • Rich Moret, Moret Associates
  • Tom Moulton, Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance
  • Dan Nentl, Ironwood Financial
  • Steve Nunez, KVOA
  • Tim Overton, Vantage West Credit Union
  • Karen Pollins, Law Office of Karen R. Pollins
  • Alfredo Prince, Cox Media
  • Marc Rivas, On The Marc Media
  • Matt Russell, Russell Public
  • Michael Sarabia, DESCO SW
  • Sandy Sarabia, DESCO SW
  • Mike Schmidt, Anchor Wave
  • Andy Skaggs, Tucson Fire Department
  • Anna Steiner, City of Tucson
  • Eric Thomae, Canavan Thomae Law PLLC
  • Lukas Tvedt, Athlon PT
  • Zach Tyler, Tierra Antigua Realty
  • Larry Youdelman, Youdelman & Little CPAs PLLC