Wings to Fly, a national nonprofit organization based in Phoenix, has hired Linda Torkelson as the new executive director. Torkelson will take over the everyday operations, administration and development of all Wings programs and expansion.

Torkelson comes to Wings To Fly from Communities In Schools, the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization where she served as senior director of marketing, development and events. Prior to that she worked in the private sector in corporate marketing and public relations and as a journalist and editor.

Wings to Fly is a national, nonprofit organization that provides a one-of-a-kind camps that help to build the next generation of women leaders.

For additional information, visit or call (602) 286-0313.

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