Donna is a native of a small town in Ohio who moved to Arizona in 1989. She and her family bought and moved to Maricopa from Ahwatukee Foothills in 2007, when she was pregnant with her daughter. She has two children, one dog and one cat.
Giving back to the community is an important part of Donna’s life. She believes in supporting the community in which she lives and works and volunteers her time whenever possible.
Her work background includes 15 years in business banking and marketing and 12 years as a “peanutchucker,” otherwise know as a flight attendant.
Dick is a veteran of more than 30 years in corporate America and utilizes his organizational development background to add value to the efforts of those at InMaricopa.
Dick is a Vietnam veteran and holds a sociology/psychology degree from Pacific University. He and his late wife, Andrea, moved to Arizona in 2006 after spending more than 30 years in the Pacific Northwest because they enjoyed the relaxed lifestyle and the weather the Sonoran Desert offers.
While living in Oregon and prior to coming to InMaricopa, Barkley co-founded the Museum Tour Catalog and had stints with catalog companies and an RV dealership, serving as an internal change agent.
InMaricopa’s publisher began his career in sports marketing, producing and marketing Association of Tennis Professionals Tour events in Indianapolis and Scottsdale. He served as marketing coordinator for the Super Bowl XXX Host Committee prior to joining the Maricopa County Sports Commission where he spent four years as its assistant executive director. Since 2000 Scott has served as president of Outside the Box Marketing, Inc.
Scott is former president of the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board and IU Alumni Club of Phoenix and a member of the Knights of Columbus and Sigma Chi Fraternity. Scott is a graduate of Indiana University, Valley Leadership, Project CENTRL and the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.
A native Hoosier, Scott has lived in the Phoenix area since 1977 and in Maricopa since 2004.
Raquel, a.k.a. Rocky, is a sixth-generation Arizonan who spent her formative years in the Missouri Ozarks. After attending Temple University in Philadelphia, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and has been in the newspaper business since 1990.
She has been a sports editor, general-assignment reporter, business editor, arts & entertainment editor, education reporter, government reporter and managing editor. After 16 years in the Verde Valley-Sedona, she moved to Maricopa in 2014.
She loves the outdoors, the arts, great books and all kinds of animals.
Michelle Sorensen was born in Oakland, CA. She spent 25 years in CA, 29 years in the state of Washington. She and her husband Chris have been proud residents of Maricopa, Arizona since 2013. She has three children and three grandchildren.
Michelle spent seven years as a Credit and Collections Manager for a long haul trucking company and another seven years in the government as a legal assistant in liability and claims lawsuits. Previously, she was the special census enumerator for the city of Maricopa, AZ as well as an Executive Secretary and Profile Coordinator in direct mail advertising for the largest direct mail advertising company, ADVO Systems, Inc.
Prior to moving to Arizona, she studied as a Court Reporting Stenographer and as a closed captioner for the hearing impaired. Michelle is a strong believer in volunteering for her local community and wants to instill the same values onto “InMaricopa” and into her new position as Client Loyalty Coordinator.
Adam was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but spent the majority of his young life in Lakeside, Arizona. After graduating from Blue Ridge High School, he earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. He has been working in the field of journalism since 2010.
Adam has worked in a wide range of fields including professional sports and international media relations. He has also been a breaking news reporter, sports columnist, government reporter and community reporter. He spent a year in Denver, Colorado before coming to Maricopa in 2015.
In his spare time, he will often be found enjoying the great outdoors. If he isn’t hiking or fishing, he is likely hopelessly cheering on his Arizona sports teams.