Michael J. Merchant, Vice-President – ANASAZI Foundation – President and Executive Director
Mike is the immediate past president of the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Industry Council and past president of the Arizona Management Society. Mike has also served on numerous panels, counsels, and committees regulating behavioral healthcare programs for adolescents in Arizona. Since 1993, Mike has facilitated workshops and presented at conferences nationwide on topics related to leadership, family, and interpersonal relations. Mike is a certified consultant and facilitator for The Arbinger Institute. While at ANASAZI, Mike has organized charity events featuring personalities such as Barbara Bush, Stephen R. Covey and Steve Young–raising more than $5 million to provide behavioral health services to financially challenged families. Mike is married to Gaylene Roberts and they are the parents of seven (red headed) children. He and his family sing and perform regularly.