The Chase Foundation hired Richard Price in 2006 as the director of the Chase Foundation. He was previously Executive Director of The Artesia Chamber of Commerce for 11 years in leading the organization through a multitude of projects instrumental to the success of the organization. Richard is a graduate of Artesia High school and obtained a Business Administration and Marketing Degree from Eastern New Mexico University.
He has three children: Taylor, Brian, and Kevin. Richard has been active on the community level with The City of Artesia Planning and Zoning Board, Greater Artesia Economic Development Corporation, Artesia Vocational Training Center Board of Directors and United Way Chairman.
The Chase Foundation hired Ginny Bush in May of 2007 as Associate Director for the foundation. Nine years prior to her hire, Ginny served as Associate Director at the Artesia Chamber of Commerce. She has served as past president of Altrusa International, Inc. of Artesia, New Mexico, which is a community-based service organization, dedicated to providing charitable support for local service and literacy programs. Ginny has also been involved in the EF Foundation for Foreign Study, and other community programs benefiting our youth.
Ginny attended Bethesda Bible School (a private Christian school) in Gouverneur, NY. In 1978 Ginny married Kent Bush. They have three sons, Israel, Seth, and Jeremiah; a granddaughter and three grandsons. Ginny considers Trinity Temple Assembly of God in Artesia, her church home.
The Chase Foundation hired Jennifer Urban as the Education Coordinator. Jennifer grew up in Upstate New York where she made her way to LeMoyne College in Syracuse,NY to play volleyball and attain her undergraduate degree in Mathematics with a minor in Education. After graduating she moved to the greater Washington D.C. metro area where she spent the next 14 years teaching and coaching. She was fortunate to earn a Masters degree in Education from George Mason University during these years. After a short stint in Las Cruces, NM she met her husband Matt.
They fell in love with the climate of the Southwest and just knew that they could call it home. They both took jobs in Artesia and have been here now for three years. Jennifer had the opportunity to continue working in the public schools and Matt is a Superintendent at the Artesia Country Club. Their children are two pups, Emily and Chico. She loves to travel and would one day enjoy having her own bakery.
The Chase Foundation hired Corey Tolle as the IT director. He was previously a computer programmer and DBA for Great-West Life Insurance Company in Denver, Colorado for 15 years. Corey graduated from Artesia High School and obtained a Business Management Degree from the University of Southern Colorado. He also picked up an Associate Degree in Computer Programming from the Community College of Denver.
His daughter Chelsea lives in Denver with her husband Nick and two daughters, Kennedy and Leighton. Corey also works on various projects for other Chase Entities.