Mignonne D. Hollis
Currently the executive director of the Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation, Mignonne graduated from Tombstone Union High School, attended the University of Arizona, and went on to earn her MBA from the University of Phoenix. In her effort to support economic development in Arizona, she co-writes a weekly newspaper advice column for business owners. She has served on Canyon Vista Medical Center board of trustees as well as the Chiricahua Community Health Center Inc Board. She is on the board of the International Economic Development Council, as well as a past president of the Arizona Association for Economic Development. She has also served on the Arizona Commerce Authority Board. In 2014 Mignonne was named “Economic Developer of the Year” and in 2017 her organization was named small organization of the year. Most recently she was appointed to the Arizona Mexico Commission, the State Bar of Arizona, Board of Governors, National Small Business Association Advisory Board as well as the International Boundary and Water Commission. Additionally, she serves on the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. She is as a Flinn Brown Fellow and an LFC Fellow-Alum. Mignonne is the founder of the Aerospace Arizona Association and through this association has formed the UAS Center For Innovation at the Benson Airport. Mignonne is dedicated to making an economic impact not only in rural Arizona, but throughout the entire state.