Chorus Partners: ContraVest
Properties and the Donald Pitt Family Foundation
The Tucson Boys Chorus is proud to be
a recipient of funding from the Donald Pitt Family Foundation and
Tucson attorney and businessman Donald Pitt,
on behalf of the Donald Pitt Family Foundation, donated $10,000. As
a former member of the Chorus, Pitt knows first-hand why the Chorus
"As a member of the Tucson Boys Chorus from
1940 through 1942, I learned valuable life experiences which have served
me well throughout my life," said Pitt.
Pitt, a longtime Tucsonan, attended Sam Hughes
Elementary, Mansfield Junior High and Tucson High School before attending
the University of Arizona where he earned his undergraduate and law
He remained in Tucson in the early 1950s to begin
his law practice. He served as a member of the Board of Regents for
11 years, including two terms as chairman. Pitt is known for his involvement
in charitable and community organizations.
ContraVest Properties continues its generous
partnership with the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus with a $10,000 donation.
Glen Kerslake, president of ContraVest is also president of the Board
of the Tucson Boys Chorus.
"Glen’s leadership has elevated the
Chorus’ collaborative relationships with the community," Director
Julian Ackerley said. "His administration is characterized by
a strength of commitment to expand the artistic role of the Chorus,
locally, nationally and internationally."
Kerslake has served as president of ContraVest
Properties for seven years. Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida,
he holds a BA and MBA from Florida State University. An avid cyclist,
Kerslake participates in local cycling competitions.