The American Red Cross Tiffany Circle of Arizona’s prestigious Anchor of Hope Award was presented to Kate Forbes, a 33-year volunteer for the American Red Cross and chief financial officer for Electric Applications Inc.

Forbes, a Phoenix native, received the Anchor of Hope pendant designed by Addison-Taylor Fine Jewelers of Scottsdale and presented by owner Scott Berger on behalf of the Red Cross.

Since 2010, Forbes, a certified public accountant, has served as chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. She has served in various volunteer leadership roles for the Red Cross including National Chairman for Volunteers from 2006 to 2010. Her volunteer work with the Red Cross has taken her to nearly every state in the United States and four continents.

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