Wendy Arciero, MBA
Executive Director, Anaheim Ducks Foundation
Wendy Arciero has been with the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center since 2005 as Director, Community Relations, administering all the charitable and community engagement initiatives; and as of 2023, Executive Director of the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.
Leading the Anaheim Ducks Foundation since its inception in 2008, Wendy oversees the Anaheim Ducks Foundation’s strategy and its mission to facilitate and support programs that produce positive change for children and families throughout Southern California by providing educational opportunities, broadening access to the sport of hockey and addressing the health and wellness needs of our community. The Anaheim Ducks Foundation provides funding for key programming initiatives of the Anaheim Ducks, including in-class and physical education curriculum and youth and hockey programs, as well as financial grants to a variety of local nonprofit organizations serving Orange County families.
Under Wendy’s tenure, the Anaheim Ducks and Anaheim Ducks Foundation have been recognized for their philanthropic work by several entities, notably the Association of Fundraising Professionals as National Philanthropy Day’s Outstanding Business (2009 and 2014) and ESPN as a Sports Humanitarian Award Team of the Year Finalist (2018 and 2019).
Prior to joining the Anaheim Ducks, Wendy was a Program Director for the Samueli Foundation. She also served in development for the Santa Ana-based youth development nonprofit, The Wooden Floor (formerly Saint Joseph Ballet), managing its corporate and foundation relations.
Wendy earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics and Sociology with a minor concentration in Dance from the University of California, San Diego and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.