About MaxInMotion® – Our Leadership
Board of Directors
Jonah Shacknai serves as Executive Chairman of DermaForce Partners, an aesthetics technology firm that develops and globally commercializes novel skincare products. Prior to co-founding DermaForce, Mr. Shacknai was the founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. He serves as President of the Max A. Shacknai Foundation, and as a director of the Campaign For Tobacco Free Kids.
R. Taylor Burke, Jr.,Director
Taylor Burke is President of Rainy Partners, a family investment firm. He was previously a Certified Agent with the National Hockey League Players’ Association and Assistant General Manager for the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes, a team his family brought to Arizona and owned for six years. Mr. Burke also helped build and operate the Ice Den, a premiere skating and entertainment facility located in North Scottsdale.
Tim Riester is Founder and CEO of RIESTER, a full-service advertising agency, Co-Owner and a Board Director for Phoenix Rising FC. He is Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board at A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences, an Endowment Board Trustee for ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, a Board Director of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and a Lifetime Director of the Camp Colley Foundation.
Gabby Shacknai is a New York City-based journalist who regularly contributes to Forbes, Elle, AirMail, Fortune, Departures, and Women’s Health. Gabriele ‘Gabby’ Shacknai has participated in athletics since early childhood and has played recreational soccer, track and field and volleyball.
Ethan Shacknai is a Knowledge Engineer for Sports at Amazon where he leads the worldwide soccer group. He has played soccer for the Scottsdale Soccer Blackhawks, Real Salt Lake Academy, and Brophy College Preparatory. Ethan was most recently a member of the UCLA Bruins Men’s Soccer team while attending University of California, Los Angeles.
Lily Phillips is a managing partner of The Tiger Moon Group, a health centered private equity and management firm. Lily was previously director of film development for the Zanuck production company. Mrs. Phillips was a volleyball high school all-American and played women’s volleyball at the University of Virginia.
Sam Garvin is founder and CEO of Garvin Promotion Group and Vice Chairman of the Phoenix Suns National Basketball Association team, and a director of the National Basketball Association. Mr. Garvin serves as a Director of Phoenix Suns Charities. He also serves as a Director of AliLaur LLC.