Prior to co-founding OHSC, Nava was a Partner at FirstStrategic Communications and Public Affairs, leading the firm’s community and business community relations, strategic relationships and marketing efforts since 2009.
Before that time, Nava worked for the McCain 2008 presidential team. As Campaign Manager for the southwest, Nava led all hiring, managing and implementation of campaign tactics, strategies, and communications. Prior to that, Nava was Director of Fundraising for the McCain 2008 Presidential Committee in Arizona. Nava also had the honor of serving as a Presidential Elector for the campaign, representing the state of Arizona.
Before hitting the campaign trail, Nava previously served as State Director for Arizona Senator John McCain, leading his three state offices and driving community outreach efforts throughout the southwest. Nava also worked for Governor Fife Symington as Director of Community Relations and Boards and Commissions.
Nava has served on numerous boards over the years, including Valley of the Sun United Way, Southwest Human Development, and Child’s Play. She currently serves on the board of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and was named the 2012 “Woman of the Year.” Nava has served as the chamber’s public policy chair and also received the community service from Valle Del Sol in 2014.
Nava and her husband, Andy, reside in Phoenix with their three children. A graduate of the University of Arizona, Nava holds degrees in journalism and religion.