Inspire & Achieve is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity based in Gilbert, Arizona committed to supporting local area youth and others in need.


Whether it is a local child in need of specialized therapy to improve their quality of life or a member of our community facing a sudden health crisis, our mission is to provide financial assistance to our community members so that they have the very best chance at success.

fundraising Events

We have 3 great fundraising events thoughout the year: I Ran 4 IRAThe Nash Bash & Cornhole 4 Charity.  Join us!

Stephanie Hall-Zurek

Stephanie is a 20+ year award winning educator with experience working with principals, administrators, teachers, and aides in implementing curriculum and strategies in the classroom. She has 3 children and loves watching them flourish in school and on the playing fields. Stephanie is on the board of directors and is Vice President of Inspire & Achieve.


Rob McConnell

Rob has been in corporate IT sales for 23 years.  Currently on the board of directors for Inspire & Achieve, Rob has been involved in planning and organizing local charity events for over 8 years in addition to having served on several corporate event planning boards.  He is a dedicated husband, father of two and spends many Saturdays coaching local youth in both football and basketball.


LORI DUMAS

Lori was born in Indiana but has lived in Arizona most of her life.  She is married to her husband, Rob, and they enjoy spending time with their two daughters.  Lori is passionate about education and loves teaching kindergarten in the Chandler Unified School District.  Lori enjoys traveling and giving back to the community.  


Horacio Guerra

A native Californian, Horacio has a strong passion for spending time with his family and friends, professional and collegiate athletics, and sampling craft beers.  Horacio has been involved in coordinating fundraising events in our Seville community for over 8 years and has served on the Seville Golf and Country Club’s Board of Directors as the Sports Chair.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, Martha Macias, and has a teenage son named Aiden.


ROB DUMAS

​Rob is a native of Arizona and graduated from Arizona State University with his BS in Marketing. Rob and his wife Lori have lived in Gilbert for the last 16 years with their daughters Nicole and Natalie.  Rob has spent the last 20 years working in financial services helping support local businesses and nonprofit organizations.


Martha A. Macias-Guerra

Martha moved to Arizona from California in 2005 with her husband Horacio Guerra and her son Aiden.  She has supported junior high and elementary youth for the last 10 years while working for the school district.  Martha enjoys life, traveling, and spending time with her family.  She has been involved with Seville community events for over 5 years and is an integral part of our sponsorship acquisition team.  She currently sits in the sports committee for Seville Golf & Country Club.


Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer is an Arizona native who has a love of many things including her husband of 14 years and her 4 children, one of whom has special needs. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and thrives on watching her children grow. She is passionate about her career as a teacher in the Chandler School District and her role as a board member of Inspire and Achieve.


SARA EEDS

Sara is a business owner with her husband and mother of two children. She has a background in event planning at Arizona State University. Sara is firm believer in serving and giving back to your local community. Sara has spent many years volunteering for locally. She has a passion for traveling and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Board of Directors

DONATE

Your donation can help us reach more local children in need of specialized therapy to improve their lives. 100% of your donation is tax deductible.

About Us

Drew Zurek

Drew has been working in the high-tech space engaged on introducing new technologies to enterprises globally for over 20 years.  He has his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Santa Clara University and currently is the Treasurer for Inspire & Achieve.

grants

Consideration will be given to applications where grants will have  a meaningful impact on the applicant’s quality of life & on current funds available