With Purpose is a business and leadership development company that provides encouragement, education, and empowerment to people and businesses.
We work on the business while they work in the business. This is done through active listening, specific questions, accountability, mentorship, integrity, problem-solving, forward thinking, strategic planning, motivation, and many years of education and various situations along with the desire to see people and businesses grow. We have a heart for people and a mind for business.
Drawing on 25 years of leadership experience, Chris Aird remains passionate about developing people and helping them find their purpose and their potential so they will be their best. With encouragement, education, and empowering skills, he provides opportunities for leadership and organizational development
Moving forward and leading with change from the inside out, Chris continues to help various Boards, executives, leaders, and teams. He uses a collaborative approach with companies and people to help them determine their vision and then identify a plan to help them achieve goal-oriented results for their professional and personal lives. His areas of expertise include: communication, organizational development, organizational change, succession planning, individual/team coaching, team-building, leadership development, leadership retreats, and recruiting of leadership.
To influence these countless leaders, he uses various skills that include active listening, observing, accountability, integrity, problem-solving, forward thinking, and motivation. These and more assist in leadership and organizational development that provide needed results for the customer and community.
Chris holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, teaches his passion at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona and is a speaker-coach in the TEDx community.
Brandon Pickett’s internal drive and passion comes through in helping others. he has five years of managerial experiences as well as over 15 years of experience and knowledge within different organizations and fields. This experience comes from programs for children and adults with mental health and cognitive disabilities, family dynamics, special / general education structure and classroom success/functions, social services, and adults with personal goals and/or struggles.
To inspire desired outcomes, Brandon employs a variety of skills that include accountability, integrity, honesty, observation, interpersonal assessment, evaluation of environmental factors, problem-solving, and positive reinforcement. His skills encompass strategic planning both individually and organizationally, communication, team leadership, team building, training development and execution, and community/ individual development.
Brandon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis and a Master’s degree in Business Leadership. He continues to provide resources and training to the community throughout Arizona.
About Care is a charity serving the East Valley to provide free support services to the elderly and disabled. Our goal is to help our neighbors meet their basic needs and remain independent in their homes while reducing isolation. Our services are provided by trained, insured volunteers. Our services include transportation, friendly visits, information and referrals, minor home repairs, reassurance phone calls, respite, and shopping and errands.
Ann Marie McArthur, CEO of About Care, has lived in Chandler, Arizona for 37 years and is honored to work and serve the Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek communities. Prior to working at About Care, Ms. McArthur retired from the State of Arizona where she worked for over 20 years. She ran several State Agencies, including the Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners for 8 years.
Immediately after working for the State of Arizona, Ms. McArthur did some consulting work for governmental agencies before determining that she wanted to give back to the community and was hired as the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Arizona prior to working with About Care. She recently celebrated her 10th anniversary with About Care.