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February 9, 2012 - 3:15pm

UMC Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

TUCSON, Ariz. – The UMC Foundation, which provides philanthropic support for The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and South Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children's, is welcoming two new board members: Nancy M. Davis and James W. Murphy.
 
Nancy M. Davis has volunteered with several Tucson non-profit organizations since moving to the community in 1999. Her efforts include fundraising $1.4 million for Angel Charity for Children and more than $165,000 for the UMC Foundation. She also has worked with Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, Opening Minds Through the Arts Foundation, Project YES, Tu Nidito and the Tucson Urban League. Davis has a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Northeastern University in Boston. She has held senior management positions in human resources, operations management and executive search consulting.
 
 
James W. Murphy, vice president and financial adviser for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, currently manages the funds for 30 non-profit organizations in Tucson. A U.S. Army veteran with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Northern Arizona University, Murphy moved to Tucson with his wife 36 years ago and is committed to giving back to the community through volunteering. He is a past president of the Ronald McDonald House, and helped the organization raise $5.6 million for its new facility, completed in 2007. Other organizations he has worked with include Angel Charity for Children, Catalina Foothills Kiwanis Club, Kids in Need Foundation, the Green Valley Rotary Club, DM-50 of Tucson and the Elizabeth Ann Parkman Foundation.
 
Established in November 2000, the UMC Foundation is committed to developing ongoing philanthropic support for The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and South Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children's. The UMC Foundation is governed by a board of directors comprised of 10 members from across the state of Arizona.

From: Richelle Litteer, (520) 694-1324