Harry Hengl

Harry Hengl Past Chair
Northern Arizona University

Education

'69 BS, Arizona State University

'76 MAEd, Northern Arizona University

'90 MA, Webster University

Biography

 

Harry retired in 1998 from a long career teaching at Kofa High School, his Yuma alma mater. Harry is currently the managing member of Western Financial Partners, LLC in Yuma. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the 1996 Olympic Torch Bearer; the 1996 Northern Arizona University Alumni Service Award; and the 1997 Northern Arizona University Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2008, Harry was inducted into the Yuma County Education Hall of Fame, and in 2009 he received the Joe and Marie Rolle Spirit of NAU Award. Additionally, he has served or is serving on a number of boards including the NAU-Yuma Branch Campus Advisory Board; Northern Arizona University International Alumni Association (president); Coalition for Solutions through Higher Education (co-chair); Leadership Council for the College of Education at Northern Arizona University; and the Board of Directors for the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce. Harry has been instrumental in the development and organization of the NAU Classic Golf Tournament and scholarship programs for students attending NAU.  Harry is married to Maureen, also a retired Yuma teacher and currently an adjunct professor for NAU. They have two grown children, both NAU graduates, and six grandchildren.