Kara Stuart – Founder


Kara founded Angels for Athletes in 2012 and serves as our President. Always interested in giving back to her community, Angels for Athletes was born out of a desire to enrich and transform the lives of youth in our community through recreational sports and education. Kara is a graduate of Northern Arizona University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego. She currently works as a transactional paralegal for a national law firm in Phoenix. Kara enjoys running, mountain biking, hiking, kickball and tennis. In addition, she enjoys watching all major league sports, especially her beloved Phoenix Coyotes.[/one_half_last]

Brandon joined the board in 2012 as our Director of Community Relations. Brandon grew up in Newark, Ohio where he played high school and college baseball. With a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and over five years of coaching experience, his passions are deeply rooted in sports and all the benefits of belonging to a team. He moved to Arizona six years ago for the possibility of year round activities, even in the summer. Brandon is currently the Community Outreach/Events Specialist for MidFirst Bank. He focuses on helping schools, charities and non-profits raise money through the MidFirst Giving Program. He also manages all the sports sponsorships including Arizona State University, the Arizona Cardinals and the Phoenix Suns.