The new president and chief executive officer of Catholic Education Arizona, Nancy Padberg, dominates the field when it comes to business savvy.
And if taking CEA to the next level equates to decision-making on the golf course, this former Big 12 collegiate golfer is all “fore” it.
Padberg said a round of golf is a great conversation tool that offers friendly competition and “builds relationships.”
She has golfed with clients at Pebble Beach, Riviera Country Club in southern California, Scotland and attended the Masters Tournament.
“We set our sights high, so to speak, for a new chief executive officer,” said Harry Plummer, Diocese of Phoenix superintendent of schools. “We wanted a practicing Catholic passionate about the mission of Catholic school education; an experienced,