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Joseph Brown

Founding Partner

Joseph Brown currently serves on the Phoenix Dance Cooperative Board of Directors as well as the Ahwatukee YMCA (since 2010). He is also a passionate supporter of various organizations including Phoenix Children’s Hospital, St. Mary’s Food Bank, Phoenix Rescue Mission, Goodwill and more.

Joseph is very passionate about supporting youth in the community he lives in which includes sponsoring various athletic clubs at Desert Vista High School and other East Valley schools.

The Phoenix Dance Cooperative is a structured, not-for-profit organization founded by parents of dancers. The driving force behind the organization is to provide high quality dance instruction with a focus on competition as a group, while fostering a loving environment with a strong sense of community.

The YMCA is one of the oldest and largest non-profits in Arizona. Through its many initiatives, programs, and services, the Y helps youth realize their potential; teens and young adults prepare for college; families spend time and have fun together; people are healthier in mind, body, and spirit; job seekers prepare for employment; newcomers are welcome and embraced; a nationwide service ethic is fostered; and so much more.

Phoenix Dance Cooperative, board member since 2015.

YMCA Ahwatukee, board member since 2010.

YMCA Ahwatukee, board member since 2010.

Phoenix Dance Cooperative, board member since 2015.

Carl

Carl Engstrand

Founding Partner

Carl Engstrand has been donating blood regularly since 2007. One blood donation can save up to three lives. Blood is always in demand and so simple to give. Carl has successfully organized semi-annual blood drives at Accident Law Group in Tempe since 2016. Everyone at ALG has now become vigilant about donating blood regularly, thanks to Carl.

According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. Whether a patient receives whole blood, red cells, platelets or plasma, this lifesaving care starts with one person making a generous donation.

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Donating blood since 2007. One blood donation can save up to three lives and blood is always in demand. Carl has lead a semi-annual blood drive for the Tempe office location since 2016.

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Robert W. Shely

Partner

Bob Shely and his wife, fellow attorney Lynda Shely, contribute regularly to a number of charitable or educational organizations, including their alma matter, Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where they sit on the Leadership Counsel. Franklin & Marshall College is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States with roots going back to Franklin College which was founded in 1787 with a generous donation from Benjamin Franklin.

They have supported the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and the United Way of the Valley of the Sun. They also support such charities such as the ASPCA and KJZZ (Local NPR).

In addition, Mr. Shely is a member of the Advisory Council for U.S. Vets-Phoenix. U.S. Vets provides housing, employment and counseling services to our nations veterans from all branches of the armed forces. U.S.VETS personnel go into the local community to find homeless veterans and guide them to crucial services that might help alleviate the challenges they face as a result of their homelessness. The range of services includes housing and employment assistance, as well as access to veterans benefits and treatment for mental and physical health problems and substance abuse.

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