Ryan House Names Tracy Leonard-Warner as New Executive Director

PHOENIX (Feb. 1, 2018) – Valley nonprofit, Ryan House, whose mission is to provide world-class care and programs that embrace all children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life journeys, announced Tracy Leonard-Warner as its new Executive Director.

In this new role, Leonard-Warner will serve as the chief fundraising and administrative officer and lead the development/administrative team.

She was most recently Ryan House’s Individual Giving Officer. Prior to joining Ryan House in 2017, Leonard-Warner led an interdisciplinary healthcare team for Hospice of the Valley for five years.

“Tracy’s experience, proven leadership abilities and commitment to our mission will enhance Ryan House’s community presence and the services we provide the children and families we serve,” said Ryan House Board Chair Janet Moodie. “We are thrilled to have Tracy lead our development team, grow our presence in the community and develop increased support through volunteerism and financial contributions.”

Leonard-Warner spent 16 years as the Music Therapy Coordinator-Supervisor at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, where she started the music therapy program in 1996. She began her music therapy career working with severely disabled and medically fragile children in private practice and at Upward Foundation. She has also served on the Board of Directors of community organizations such as ASU Hillel and the Young Leadership Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix. Leonard-Warner holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Innovation from Arizona State University.

About Ryan House

With our world-class care and programs, we embrace all children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life journeys through palliative and respite care that addresses the emotional, spiritual, and social needs of the family, continuity of care from diagnosis to end-of-life, expert care provided by our prestigious care partners and highly-trained staff and a loving community that offers ongoing support and compassion. Ryan House is the only facility of its kind in the state and only one of three in the country.