Profiles of Success 2018


This award gives special recognition to an individual for his/her significant humanitarian efforts and contributions to the community.

Nicolas Kizer

Nicolas Kizer is the Co-Founder of Kizetta Enterprises, a local media and design studio working in film, television and online platforms. Prior to founding Kizetta Enterprises, Nick was the Vice President and Operations Manager for CASA Unlimited. He is an alumnus of Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute and has served on the Board of Directors for New Pathways for Youth. In 2014, Nick was named one of Univision’s 40 Hispanic Leaders Under 40.

However, many in the community know Nick for his work on the When In AZ music compilation and concert series featuring more than 100 local bands and benefitting Ryan House. The project, a labor of love for Nick following a tragedy in his own family, has raised thousands of dollars for Ryan House in addition to immeasurable awareness to its mission. Nick also helped to establish the annual fundraising event “Roarrr for Ryan House.”