As president and chief executive officer of Arizona Science Center, Chevy Humphrey oversees the $12 million operation of the 164,000-square-foot facility, with more than 330 employees and volunteers.
Along with her work at Arizona Science Center, Humphrey serves on numerous local, state, national and international boards and committees. Most notably, she is chair of the executive committee of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), an international organization representing science centers and museums with more than 600 members in more than 50 countries worldwide, dedicated to furthering the public understanding of science among increasingly diverse audiences.
Closer to home, Humphrey serves as president of the board of the University Public Schools, Inc., and she is a board member of the Downtown Phoenix Partnership. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centers.
Humphrey uses her extensive involvement in science and education as a featured speaker at science center and museum conferences worldwide.
In 2014, Arizona Business Magazine recognized Humphrey as one of the Fifty Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. In 2011, Humphrey was honored as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs, and in 2008, Humphrey was recognized by Arizona Foothills Magazine as one of 10 Women Who Move the Valley. Humphrey was also selected in 2001, the first-year class, of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Piper Fellows program.
Humphrey is an avid sports fan, but she most enjoys her time mentoring young women to achieve their professional and personal potential.
Humphrey has a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from the University of Houston, a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Phoenix, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University, with specializations in marketing and innovation/entrepreneurship.