Haeli J. Miceli, MPA joins HonorHealth Desert Mission as Executive Director

Scottsdale, Ariz. (March 20, 2024) — HonorHealth Desert Mission, a leading non-profit organization and one of the community benefit extensions of HonorHealth, welcomes Haeli J. Miceli, MPA, as its new executive director.

Desert Mission Executive Director Haeli Miceli

“HonorHealth Desert Mission’s commitment to making health and social services accessible to the most vulnerable members of our community resonates deeply with my personal and professional values,” Miceli said. “Joining an organization that remains steadfast in improving the health and well-being of community members through resilience building programs and fostering self-sufficiency is both inspiring and aligns with my career aspirations.”

With a master’s degree in public administration, Haeli brings 20+ years of experience in the health and human services sectors, including child welfare, early childhood education, mental health and residential treatment and senior care and housing.

"I am honored and excited to join the HonorHealth Desert Mission team and continue the long legacy of caring for the most vulnerable in our community," Miceli added. "I look forward to working with our dedicated staff and partners to address the root causes of health disparities and create lasting change for those in need. In joining HonorHealth Desert Mission, I’ve not only found the best workplace but a genuine home for my passion and purpose.”

HonorHealth Desert Mission has been a pillar of support for the Phoenix community for nearly 100 years by providing essential services such as food assistance, healthcare and education programs. Under Miceli's leadership, the organization will continue to build stronger communities by addressing the social and economic factors that affect health outcomes.