Mr. Luna is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the organization, cultivating strong community relationships and initiating strategic partnerships in Arizona and Florida for the Foundation. He brings more than 25 years of public and private professional experience to his leadership role with the Foundation. Prior to his role at Helios, Mr. Luna served as President of Valley of the Sun United Way, where he led a community-wide fundraising effort approaching $50 million.
A native of Miami, Arizona, Mr. Luna graduated from Miami High School and, as a first-generation college student, attended Stanford University, where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering. In addition to his role at Helios, he currently serves as a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the National College Access Network Board of Directors, America’s Promise Alliance Board of Directors, the Center for the Future of Arizona Board of Directors, and the Arizona Community Foundation Board of Directors, and Mr. Luna is immediate past chair of the Expect More Arizona Board of Directors.