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Leonardo Loo elected to the Arizona Community Foundation Board of Directors

The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected Leonardo Loo to the board. He was elected during the board’s March meeting and began his term earlier this month. ACF board members serve three-year terms, renewable up to two times.

Leonardo Loo currently serves as the Managing Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP’s Phoenix office. He is a member of the firm’s Business Law, Finance, and International Services Law Practice Groups and practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial financing, international transactions, securities, and general corporate law involving clients in a wide variety of industries.

Along with his leadership responsibilities at Quarles & Brady, Leonardo serves on the Board of Directors for Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. and is the General Counsel for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Leonardo was named one of the Most Influential Minority Business Leaders of 2016 by Arizona Business Magazine, 2016 Arizona Business Leader – Diversity Leader by AZ Big Media, and a 2015 Most Admired Leader by the Phoenix Business Journal.

“Leonardo’s extensive experience in the public and private sector, along with his passion for serving on numerous boards, make him a tremendous asset for the Arizona Community Foundation,” said Steve Evans, chair of the ACF Board of Directors. “His unique professional experience combined with his knowledge of and passion for diverse Arizona communities will make him a very valuable board member, especially given ACF’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

Leonardo holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He lives in the Phoenix area with his wife and children.

 Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $938 million in trust and endowment assets, and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $719 million in grants, scholarships and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.

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