3C AMPLIFIED Lisa Scarpinato with Kitchen on the Street and Dr Steve Chakmakian with UnitedHealthcare
Kitchen on the Street is a locally founded nonprofit organization that comes alongside children in need at the intersection of nutrition and academic excellence. For more information please visit www.KitchenOnTheStreet.org
Lisa Scarpinato is the Chief Executive Office and co-founder of Kitchen on the Street. Her community involvement includes volunteer work at homeless shelters and food banks like Phoenix Rescue Mission, as well as churches and outreach programs locally and abroad.
Attending grade school and high school in the Valley, she feels a great sense of urgency to improve the lives of impoverished children in Arizona.
Lisa is a recipient of the POINTS OF LIGHT AWARD in recognition of her community service and involvement in co-founding Kitchen on the Street. In 2010 she received the Women Doing Good Award presented by Self Magazine and L’Oreal and appeared on the Today Show.
She is a member of the President’s Circle, an Advisory Committee of Paradise Valley Community College and is a Class 34 Graduate of the Valley Leadership Institute and most recently was awarded the Leader with Distinction Award from ONE.
Steve Chakmakian, D.O. joined UnitedHealthcare in January, 2011 as Chief Medical Officer for UHC Community Plan in Arizona. UHCCP currently serves approximately 450,000 Arizonans who qualify for Medicaid, or Medicare and Medicaid, as Dual Special Needs members. The individuals are served through four health plans, including plan types for individuals with developmental disabilities, long-term care services and supports, as well as persons with complex congenital and chronic conditions.
Dr. Chakmakian is a Family Practice Physician with over 14 years managed care experience in Arizona. He completed his residency training at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ and practiced medicine in Phoenix prior to becoming a full-time Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Managed Care Organization Medical Director.
Dr. Chakmakian attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine after graduating from the University of San Diego. Steve grew up in Tucson, AZ. He currently resides in Paradise Valley with his wife Kristin of 16 years, who is a practicing Pediatrician.
About 3C Amplified
3C Amplified is a space to highlight businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals collaborating to amplify their impact in the community. We share real world examples for how partnerships allow for growth both within our businesses and our communities. Listen in as we share how others are connecting, creating and collaborating and how you can be part of something greater.
About Jacqueline Destremps
Jacqueline Destremps is a creative marketing strategist and founded Another Hand Advantage, LLC in 2014 to help community minded small business owners and nonprofit professionals move forward more confidently with their marketing strategy. After graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in Psychology, she has spent her professional career working in both the nonprofit and for-profit sector.
She now enjoys being self-employed and the flexibility it provides to allow more time to volunteer, serve on nonprofit boards, choose pro-bono projects, run 100+ Women Who Care Valley of the Sun (which she co-founded in 2014) and travel the world. Jacqueline believes in creating connections between businesses and nonprofits in the community to stimulate growth and collaboration.