About Us

Dress for Success Phoenix

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where women do not live in poverty. We strive for a world where all women are financially independent, are treated with dignity and respect and are directly impacting their lives and those of their families. We aspire to a world that fully harnesses the power of women and recognizes their role in economic sustainability.

Our Mission

Dress for Success Phoenix empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools needed to help women thrive in work and in life.

We provide each client with professional attire to secure employment, however we are about much more than simply a new outfit. In addition to equipping the client with apparel and accessories, our extensive job readiness and career training furnish her with a confidence that she carries forever with the knowledge that she can actively define her life, the direction she takes and what success means to her.


Who We Are

Dress for Success Phoenix is an affiliate of Dress for Success Worldwide, which is a global nonprofit organization that began operations in 1997.

Meet Our Team

Since 2009, Dress for Success Phoenix has been dedicated to our mission of empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

Tamala McBath

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi Hamor

Director of Operations

Mary Crawford

Director Women's Services

Pat Torres

Boutique Manager

Jackie Worden

SNAP Coordinator

Cynthia Leyva

Job Developer

Tamala McBath

Chief Executive Officer

Heidi Hamor

Director of Operations

Jessica Howell

Director of Community Engagement/
Bank On AZ Fellow

Pat Torres

Boutique Manager

Jackie Worden

Program Manager for EducateHER /
Outreach Coordinator

Cynthia Leyva

Career Center Services Manager

Elizabeth Pulido

Mobile Unit | Community Outreach Manager

John Stevens

Warehouse Manager

Kierrah Wallace

Mobile Career Center Specialist

Jessi Leonardo

Business Manager

Alice Lee

Executive Assistant

Board of Directors

Gina Gibson
    Gina Gibson

    Board Chair

    Managing Director - Think Forward

    Rebecca Riley St. Thomas
      Rebecca Riley St. Thomas

      Vice Chair

      Sales Manager & Senior Loan Officer, CMG Financial Home Loans

      Donna Dietrich
        Donna Dietrich


        Director, Client Success - Know Your Talents

        Mark Springsteel
          Mark Springsteel


          President, CPA CFP PFS Investment Advisor


          Susan Casper, Anchor/Community Relations Manager – Arizona’s Family

          Scott Caul, District Manager – Verizon

          Stephanie Cisneros, Arizona/Nevada Branch Banking Market Leader – U.S. Bank

          Amy Gittler, Principal – Jackson Lewis P.C.

          Debra Larson, Global Client Partner – FranklinCovey

          Dr. Frankie Lee, Sr. Director of Innovation – Terros Health

          Grenee Martacho, CEO – Concord General Contracting

          Jack Spitzer, Chief Financial Officer/Partner – Plexus Worldwide

          Laura Lynn Smith, Deputy Vice President / General Manager – ADP

          Stacie Terry, Senior Vice President Academy Execution Executive Small Business – Bank of America


          Thank you outgoing board members for your service!

          Pat Buckley (7 years), SVP/Partner, TowerHunter

          Bridget Cooney (9 years), Branch Banking Operations Director
          Alliance Bank of Arizona

          Mary Beth Reisinger (10 years), Chief Human Resources Officer, Plexus Worldwide

          Marvin Swift (7 years), Partner, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.


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          About Dress for Success Phoenix

          Frequently Asked Questions

          We frequently get asked many of the same questions, so we have answered them below for your convenience!

          To prepare for your visit, it is always great if you can contact us in advance prior to a suiting. However, walk-ins are also welcome.

          Tamala McBath

          Chief Executive Officer

          As Chief Executive Officer of Dress for Success Phoenix, Tamala McBath is responsible for guiding the organization’s mission of empowering women to achieve financial independence through education, support and viable employment.

          Before joining Dress for Success Phoenix, Tamala had an accomplished national career in healthcare operations and business consulting, including endeavors building two successful businesses from the ground up.

          Since joining Dress for Success Phoenix in 2021, Tamala has become a fixture in the community, having volunteered her time to serve on both the City of Phoenix’s Human Services Commission and its Community Development Review Committee. Tamala has also been profiled by numerous major local media outlets such as the Phoenix Business Journal, FOX10 and ABC15, as well as nationally on CBS News. In 2022 she was recognized as a member of the prestigious “Great 48” by Phoenix Magazine. Most recently, she was named an “Outstanding Woman in Business” by the Phoenix Business Journal.

          Tamala graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Science degree in social work and she recently completed her executive master’s degree at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is also a member of the 2022 cohort of Arizona State University’s Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER) Fellow Program.

          Heidi Hamor

          Director of Operations

          Our Director of Operations, Heidi Hamor, brings more than 20 years of experience as an operations and supply chain professional in both retail and nonprofit settings. She provides project management, budgeting, process improvement, and workforce management skills supported by Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and a degree in Business Management. She is a member of the National Diversity Council, West Valley Women’s Networking Group, Alliance of Arizona Non-profits, Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, a sitting Board member of Voices of the Desert, an LGBTQ+ nonprofit organization. 

          Pat Torres

          Boutique Manager

          Pat has over 34 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Her passion for Dress for Success Phoenix began in 2013 when she met Lisa Doromal, Founder of Dress for Success Phoenix at a baseball field where their boys played club baseball on the same team. Lisa invited Pat to volunteer at the annual Suit for the Stars Gala and yearly sale at the boutique. This is where Pat was inspired by Lisa, her team, and the mission to empower women.

          Pat is currently the Boutique Manager at Dress for Success Phoenix and is responsible for coordinating and overseeing client scheduling, as well as training, scheduling, and managing volunteers. She also works with over 140 different referral agencies to educate staff and promote Dress for Success Phoenix.