About Us

Our Board

Melissa Hughes
President & Founder
Melissa Hughes has been part of the not-for-profit circle for over 20 years. She is passionate about philanthropy and entrepreneurialism.

Her Scottsdale-Ariz.-based company, Two Gals Events, has been a driving force behind aspects of donor, sponsor and philanthropic efforts. Hughes also provides ongoing counseling to several groups with regard to strategic planning initiatives for future endeavors and undertakings. She has recently re-branded Two Gals – to With A Twist Consulting LLC- Still highly focusing on the not-for –profit community.

Ms. Hughes also sits on the Boards of the Illinois Jacquet Foundation, Bikers for Boobies AZ, Peace Out Prostate Cancer and Mothers Fighting for Others.

Melissa has a deep passion for helping her community. A love for giving is her striving force.
Lynn Berman
Vice President
Lynn Berman has been involved in several not-for-profit arenas throughout Utah and Arizona. Mrs. Berman has worked for Ballet West with fund raising. She has helped with restoration of Capital Theatre in Salt Lake City Utah which houses Ballet West and performing arts.

Mrs. Berman is an avid golfer – so much so that she has Chaired Turkey Trot Fore a Cure golf event for 11 years. Her passion for golf has also lead her to be the Social chair of Sun Valley 9 travel golf league and the Secretary Shalimar 9 Hers golf league.

Mrs. Berman is also an active volunteer for several events throughout the valley during her free time.

Mrs. Berman is also a flight attendant for over 34 years for a local airline while working at this position she also contributes to wings foundation for flight attendants in need.
Dawn Kackley
Dawn has given many years of time and support for fundraising all over the country and in different aspects over the last 30 years. ie: (animals, cancer, veterans. ) From being a Participant/supporter, to Secretary, Treasurer and events coordinator for various organizations and being a startup partner in an Event Planning business to help grassroots organizations get off the ground.

Dawn feels she has been blessed many times over in my life and enjoys paying it forward to her community and passions.

Ms. Kackley has worked in the medical field in many capacities most of her life. It has given Dawn self-satisfaction that in some way she has been able to have positive impact with caring for others in need.

Family is of the utmost importance to Dawn and when she is not working or fundraising she enjoys traveling and exploring the US and abroad.
June Ray
Mrs. Ray has been working with a variety of foundations throughout her life.

She has worked with Social Service for her Church, helping young single mothers; she has been an avid fundraiser for a variety of causes. She currently resides in Scottsdale, AZ and enjoys volunteering at golf tournaments, cancer functions and other events in which she volunteers in all aspects.

In her down time she enjoys her puzzles, golf, dinning and visiting with family.

Advisory Board

Dr. Pamela Davis
Ms. Gina Vazquez
Mrs. Wendy Schops

Mrs. Emily Evans

Ms. Laura Rasmussen

Ms. Diane Jentzsch

Mrs. Amy Rose Aho

Mrs. Tracy Mueller

Mrs. Kimberlee Valentine Kelso

Anne Marie Geary

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