Finding creative and innovative ways to provide hope and purpose for individuals with disabilities.

Senior Management Team

President and CEO

As CEO and President of The Centers for Habilitation Shana Ellis provides direction and oversight of all of TCH’s interests throughout the state of Arizona. Her background includes a variety of community related service including Administrator of Corporate and Public Affairs at Southwest Gas, City of Tempe Councilmember, Vice Mayor of Tempe and Assistant director of the Tempe Community Council. Ms. Ellis holds a Masters in Public Administration from Arizona State University. She believes in the mission of TCH because care for those who have disabilities has impacted her family. Growing up with a brother who lives in in a group home she has experienced, first hand, some of the struggles he has gone through. Ms. Ellis’ goal is to facilitate the empowerment of individuals with other abilities so they can realize a happy and full life. She received the Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2016.