After just a few months as the new individual giving officer for Ryan House, Tracy Leonard-Warner has been named executive director of the Valley nonprofit that provides care and programing for children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life care.
In this new role, Leonard-Warner will serve as the chief fundraising and administrative officer and lead the development/administrative team.
“Tracy’s experience, proven leadership abilities and commitment to our mission will enhance Ryan House’s community presence and the services we provide the children and families we serve,” said Ryan House Board Chair Janet Moodie. “We are thrilled to have Tracy lead our development team, grow our presence in the community and develop increased support through volunteerism and financial contributions.”
Previously, Leonard-Warner led an interdisciplinary health care team for Hospice of the Valley. She also spent 16 years as the music therapy coordinator-supervisor at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, where she started the music therapy program in 1996. She served as the patient affairs team lead for the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center project during the center’s creation.
Leonard-Warner has served on the board of directors of community organizations such as Arizona State University Hillel and the Young Leadership Division of Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix. She holds a master’s degree in health care innovation from Arizona State University. JN