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Kathy Frommer | AZ DECA State Director

Shea Padilla | ADE Representative
Vicki Schomaker | Chief Financial Officer
Joe Parone | AME President
Heather Hunt | AME Past-President
Angelina Luangphon | State President

Quick Facts

State Advisor: Susan Sandblom

State President: Jonathan Mills

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Board Members...

Executive Director: Kathy Frommer

Program Specialist: Shea Padilla

Office: (602)-542-5354

Mailing Address: 
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Physical Address: 
3300 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85012

The purpose of this foundation is to support Arizona DECA in preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs an avenue for becoming: Academically Prepared, Community Oriented, Professionally Responsible, and Experienced Leaders.


​​​DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and


management in high schools and colleges around the globe.



Established: 1961

Arizona Chapters: 93

Members (State): 8,100

Members (Globally): 220,000

2016 DECA Theme: Own Your Future

Official Hashtag: #beDECAepic

2015 State Theme: DECA Makes Me...

Attributes & Values: Competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork.