New CEO emerges in Arizona nonprofit

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has nameda new CEO.

Ed Mercurio-Sakwa has served the organization invarious capacities and will now provide fiscal, strategic and operationalleadership for one of Arizona's largest domestic abuse agencies.

He previously served as Emerge! Director ofProgram Operations and Chief Operating Officer since 2008. His mostrecent non-profit work was promoting youth activism and leadership at the EveryVoice in Action Foundation.

He graduated from Cholla HighSchool and The University of Arizona. Mercurio-Sakwa earned his Master ofBusiness Administration at James Madison University and worked as executivedirector for two domestic violence programs before returning to Tucson in 1997.

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