Jana Smith is the first Executive Director of the Phoenix ToolBank. With over 19 years of experience in the sector, Jana believes nonprofits have a responsibility to create an engaging experience for their volunteers by having the “right tool for the job,” supporting ToolBank’s commitment to create community change.
Jana holds a BA in Biology and Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Arizona State University.
She is a graduate of Tempe Leadership (Class 26) as well as ASU’s Gen Next Leadership program (Class 4). Her favorite tool is a nail gun as it is big, powerful, and gets the job done efficiently, which speaks to her for some reason.