Scottsdale, AZ (March 19, 2020) – Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial, Inc. (“Tbird2″), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to preserving the history of aviation in Scottsdale, Arizona, honoring all military veterans, and creating unique educational opportunities and scholarships for Arizona students studying all aspects of aviation. Tbird2 is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors member, Christopher Satterfield.
Mr. Satterfield, Senior Vice President – Senior Portfolio Manager at First Western Trust, has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years serving high net-worth professionals, business owners, families, and non-profit organizations. Chris earned a B.A. in Business Administration, is a Certified Financial Planner Practitioner (CFP®), Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS®), Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), and is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®). Christopher served as Specialist E-4 Combat Infantry Medic in the United States Army – Arizona Army National Guard and received an honorable discharge.
Satterfield commented, “I recognize and respect the history of Thunderbird Field II and its military heritage, and appreciate the opportunity to more actively serve the local community. Honoring individuals’ professional pursuits in the aviation field through scholarships is a great responsibility and honor I celebrate.”
Steve Ziomek, Chairman & President of Tbird2, stated, “Chris’ excessive experience as a veteran and businessman will greatly enhance the functionality of the Tbird2 Board of Directors. We look forward to Chris’s ideas, energy, and contributions to the Tbird2 mission.”
The Tbird2 Board of Directors is comprised of a dynamic group of accomplished individuals who provide business, financial, and non-profit management expertise. Current board members include Steve Ziomek, Chairman & President, Tbird2; Scott Weber, Managing Member, Constant Concepts; Art Buck, Associate Broker & Realtor, ReMax Platinum Living; Gunnar Buzzard, President & CEO, Systems Integration Plus; Joell Adams, Accountant, CFA Consultants, LLC; and Lucia Del Vecchio, Co-Owner, Payroll Vault.
Rudy R. Miller, Chairman, President & CEO, The Miller Group, was re-appointed by Tbird2’s Chairman & President, Steve Ziomek, with the Board of Directors’ approval, to the positions of Chairman of the Advisory Board and Chairman of the Scholarship Committee.