Leadership

Leadership

We believe there is no such thing as a bad kid – they just haven’t found their gifts...Yet!

 
 
robert@releasethefear.org

Founder/CEO

Robert J. Miley

Robert's personal mission is “to impact the world through an empathetic understanding of self and surroundings; to bridge healing and awakening humanity to a more peaceful place through my art."

Robert J. Miley, a well published Artist, Humanitarian, and Author uses his art as a healing tool.

He began his career owning his own award winning advertising agency with a Clio, to his credit. His work can be found in public, private, corporate, and healing centers around the world, including, Spielberg, the Royal Austrian and British Families. Mr. Miley was selected as one of 56 artists in the United States to represent Arizona in the America Celebrates: Ornaments from Across the USA display in President's Park at the White House.

In 1996, Mr. Miley founded Release the Fear, Inc. His ultimate mission is to instill the “Can-Do” Spirit within the youth of our communities and throughout the world. In 1989, Governor of Guam, Joseph Ada, named Robert Honorary Ambassador for his outstanding and inspirational community work on the island.

Robert@releasethefear.org 

 
 

 

Board of Directors

 
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Honorary Chair

Greg Stanton, US Congress (AZ-9)

 

 
 

Chairman

Scott Tate

Scott has been a National Sales Trainer for over 15 years. His training courses have educated thousands of sales professionals. Over the years, his experience has resulted in a motivational training style that has delivered proven results. Scott has created training programs for diverse industries such as consumer electronics, SEO, home entertainment, and golf brands, which has given him the ability to take complex ideas and make them easily relatable to sales teams. Scott's training style is one that is dynamic and motivational, keeping his audience involved and engaged while ensuring they remember and utilize the desired message to his clients.

Scott, a Phoenix native, has a passion for developing community.  His love of this community lead to a chance encounter with Robert Miley resulting in an opportunity to help serve the community. As a board member, Scott is able to give back to the city that has inspired him. His many talents help bring awareness to Release the Fear.

 
 

 
 

Treasurer

Dan Gerelick

Dan has an extensive financial background with experience in business finance, financial planning & analysis, financial systems, and shared services. Dan is currently the Vice President of Finance for Tech Data (Avnet) where he is a key business partner helping to grow the global computing components business while improving the return on working capital. While at Tech Data (Avnet), he also helped to set up and grow a new strategic services division that was formed by 12 acquisitions. He came to Avnet from the Goodrich Corporation where he held roles of increasing responsibility. While at Goodrich, he helped implement a sales and operations planning process to measure and track business and financial performance from the product R&D cycle through the demand and supply plans. During his career he also worked at General Dynamics and Motorola. Dan is a CPA and holds a Bachelor’s of Accounting from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Arizona State University.

 
 

 
 
 
 

SECRETARY

Heidi Fogelsong

Board Members

Kyle McPherson

Frank Thompson

 
 

 
 

Enabler Group

 
 

Hank Marshall (Chairman)

Margery Brown
Charles Flannagan
Daniel Jones
Debra Bateman

 

Cesar Verduzco
Kathy Munson
Michael Patterson

 

 
 

 
 

National Advisory Committee

Dino De Concini
David Gonzales
Nancy Hendich
Rev. Rebecca McClain
Kellianne P Miley, M.Ed.

 

 
 

 
 

Advisory Committee

 
 

Dr. Francisco J. Alatorre
Rich Bauer
Kirk Baxter
Miguel Berstegui
Steve Church
Gina Clark
Heidi Fogelsong
Terry Goddard
Hon. Phil Gordon
Paul A. Gosar
Billie Jo Herberger
David Howell
Scott Jacobson
 

JoEllen Lynn
Kathy Munson
Bridget Pettis
Dr. Derrick Platt
RJ Shannon
Tom Simplot
Brenda Sperduti
Meredithe Stefanowitz, M.Ed
Kim Sterling-Heflin
Thelda Williams
Gerald Richard, III
Daniel Valenzuela