Patti Caldwell, MSW, is a successful, well-respected community leader in Tucson. Over the past 30 years, she has served in senior leadership and executive positions in not for profit organizations, including nearly half of that time as the CEO of 4 different organizations: Planned Parenthood of Southern Arizona, New Beginnings for Women & Children, Our Family Services and Tucson Audubon Society. During her career, in her positions as CEO, she facilitated two successful nonprofit mergers. Currently, she is serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer at Handi-Dogs.
In 2016, Patti retired from full-time work and now works as an organizational development consultant and facilitator, and occasional interim CEO. She volunteers as an advisory board member for the University of Arizona Eller Social Innovation program and co-teaches a workshop on “How to create and improve a great place to work.” She is passionate about equity issues and has served in various leadership positions with Arizona Women’s Political Caucus/Tucson.