​Dwight S. Kadar

Dwight earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Dayton in 1969 and a master’s degree in Finance from the Eastern Michigan University in 1977.

Dwight was employed at the Ford Motor Company in Detroit from 1970 until 1978 in numerous financial management positions, and at Cooper Industries, Limited in Houston, first as the Director of Finance, and then as Chief Investment Officer from 1979 until 2006, when he retired.

Dwight and Andrea were married in Fredericksburg, Texas in 2004, moved to Sedona in 2011, and together are active in the community and involved in the local, state, and national politics.

Dwight serves as the President of two Hyatt Residence Club Resorts including the Pinon Pointe Resort in Sedona. He served on the boards of Chamber Music Sedona and Keep Sedona Beautiful.

Dwight (and Andrea) established Citizens for America, a Verde Valley political activism and voter education effort. Citizens for America helped to defeat Arizona’s Proposition 205 to legalize recreational marijuana, and they were jointly awarded the Americans for Prosperity – Arizona’s “Activists of the Year” for their efforts in Northern Arizona.

Dwight (and Andrea) are Republican Committeemen in Yavapai County’s Scarlett Precinct and were elected as Arizona Delegates from its First Congressional District to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dwight (and Andrea), along with Mike Schroeder, established Arizona Liberty, an activist group, to educate Verde Valley residents of the unintended consequences of an attempt to designate 160,000 acres surrounding Sedona as a “National Monument.” They were able to defeat the designation efforts. Arizona Liberty helped to defeat the Sedona Fire District Bond Initiative and was active in the Sedona City Council and the Arizona Legislative District Six elections, as well as the Sedona Permanent Base Adjustment ballot initiative.

Dwight (and Andrea) speak about the marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, synthetics and fentanyl crisis in Arizona and support MATFORCE and Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy.