O’Connor House, whose mission is to continue the lifetime work of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to help solve important social, economic and political problems through civil dialogue and action, has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors, each appointed to a three-year term:
Nikal Conti is the founder and owner of PHX Architecture, a residential and commercial architecture and design firm that does business throughout the West. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Southern Polytechnic State University, graduating summa cum laude. She received the American Institute of Architect’s National Henry Adams School Gold Medal. Her nonprofit engagement includes the Desert Botanical Garden and ASU Women & Philanthropy.
Leonard Gaby served as chief executive officer of Sleep America for 13 years after co-founding the company with his wife, Debbie. In 2004, Len co-founded Sleep America Charities Foundation, which provides assistance, support and other resources to deserving Arizona charities and organizations in need. Gaby received his bachelor’s and MBA degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Rick Jones is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Companies (formerly SCF Arizona). Jones holds a master’s in business administration from Arizona State University’s Executive MBA Program. He is completing his terms as the president of the Arizona Insurance Council, and the executive committee of the East Valley Partnership. Rick Jones is a member of the ASU W.P Carey School of Business Dean’s Council.