Michele Bettini, Executive Director
Michele previously worked as the President and Chief Executive office for Arizona Construction Trades, a non-profit organization focusing on the vertical side of construction before becoming the Arizona transportation Builders Association Executive Director.
Prior to ACT, Michele managed the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District, a municipal stadium and special taxing district dedicated to improving the downtown Tucson region.
Michele is a Tucson native, a 1992 graduate of Canyon Del Oro High School. She received a full athletic and merit scholarship for volleyball to Yavapi Community College where she was named junior college “All American” while pursing a sports medicine degree.
During her free time, Michele loves the outdoors, sports, and spending time with her family and dog.
Lexi Saavedra, Member Services Coordinator
Lexi previously worked as a program operations assistant for a local workforce development nonprofit, before joining Arizona Transportation Builders Association as the Member Services Coordinator. Lexi is a recent University of Arizona graduate, and now works full-time on behalf of ATB.
Lexi is a very energetic and friendly individual who excels in customer service and administrative support, assisting contractor and other members through ATB programs. Lexi primarily focuses her time on major events and meetings supporting the association’s members throughout the year. She also serves the Associates Committee and Safety Committee, along with ATB’s partners in our Scholarship Foundation.
Lexi is a Tucson native, graduating from Sabino High School. She is very active in the community including at her church, a women’s shelter, and spends a lot of time with her family including her “fur baby”. She is a U of A sports fan including baseball, and also enjoys watching movies.