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Our Executive Team

Maja Trochimczyk, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Planning & Development

Dr. Maja Trochimczyk joined Phoenix House in October 2007. As Senior Director of Planning and Development, she is responsible for new business development, strategic planning, and proposal writing for all Phoenix House’s government contracts and private funders. She oversees the agency’s licensing and certifications (Drug Medi-Cal, STRTP, and insurance contracts). Dr. Trochimczyk has well over 20 years of fund-raising, marketing and management experience at such institutions as the University of Southern California, Catholic Charities, St. Francis Medical Center, The Midnight Mission, among others. She holds a Ph.D. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and two M.A. degrees from her native Poland. A trained music historian and poet, she published seven books of music history and seven volumes of poetry, as well as many research studies, essays, reviews, and poems. Her works appear in English and translations into Polish, Swedish, Spanish, German, French, Chinese and Korean. For her volunteer work, she was honored by the City and County of Los Angeles, the Polish government, PAHA, as well as various community organizations.