WISE Chapter
The leading voice and resource for professional women in the business of sports.

WISE Arizona Board of Directors

Jennifer Blatt

Director | Programming Chair
Jennifer, a WISE Arizona founding member, has spent most of the last 25+ years working in professional baseball, 17 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. This fall she will launch the Women's Sports School, Baseball Scouting Program, with WISE Arizona.

Erica Brooks

Director | Events Co-Chair
In 1999 Erica founded Issues Concerning Athletes to assist athletes on the move and has helped thousands call AZ home. A former PR Specialist, Erica is now a licensed agent and a partner with P.R.O.S. Corp. Housing specializing in housing for teams.

Nicolette Donald

Director | Events Co-Chair
Nicolette Donald is an owner and founder of P.R.O.S. Corporate Housing and P.R.O.S. Realty, specializing in housing for professional sports teams and relocating athletes nationwide.

Deana Garner

Director
In 2015, Deana joined Arizona State University where she is a Senior Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator. Formerly with the NFL and NCAA, Deana is a founding member of WISE Arizona.

Johanna Wagner Martin

Director | Membership Co-Chair
Johanna is a Media consultant working with several MLB franchises. Additionally, she consults with MLB players on brand development, through social media. She is a founding member of WISE Arizona.

Yolanda Mendez

Secretary
Yolanda is a human resources professional with 19 years of experience, currently the HR Manager for the Phoenix Suns and Mercury. She is also a founding member of WISE Arizona.

Rebecca Mobley

Director | Events Co-Chair
Rebecca Mobley is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for State Farm Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals and annual Fiesta Bowl. Rebecca is also the president of Arizona Local Organizing Committee for International Soccer.

Karen Rausch

Vice President
Karen is in her 25th year with the Phoenix Suns overseeing Human Resources and Guest Experience for the Suns and the Phoenix Mercury. She is a founding member of WISE Arizona and committed to helping members achieve their goals.

Maacah Scott

President
One of the founding members of the Chapter, and now President, Maacah also handles all Chapter legal matters - including the incorporation!

Natalie Spruel

Director | Membership Co-Chair
Natalie Spruel joined the Diamondbacks Corporate Partnership team in 2017, bringing with her over 15 years of specialization in Sports and Integrated Marketing, Business Development, and Hospitality Management.

Ashley Stovall

Treasurer
Ashley Stovall is entering her eighth year in sports management. She serves as the Dir. of Business Operations for both the NBA G League’s Northern AZ Suns, the exclusive affiliate of the Phoenix Suns and the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League

Jacara Ware

Director | Marketing Chair
Jacara Ware is the liaison for the Arizona Diamondbacks & Major League Baseball Advanced Media. She is responsible for the development and delivery of all team promotional messaging and advertising, management of digital platforms.