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GPEC Board of Directors

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council is led by a Board of Directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the region’s economy. As the region grows and diversifies, business and government leaders have joined together to create long-term sustainability in the region.

Executive Committee

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Chris Zaharis

Chairman
Executive Vice President, EMPIRE SOUTHWEST

Tammy McLeod

Vice Chair
Vice President & Energy Resource Officer, ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY

Andy Warren

Secretary
President, MARACAY HOMES

R. Neil Irwin

Treasurer
Partner, BRYAN CAVE, LLP

Donald A. Smith

Immediate Past Chairman
President & CEO, COPPERPOINT MUTUAL

Chris Camacho

President & CEO, GREATER PHOENIX ECONOMIC COUNCIL

Ed Aaronson

Vice President, COX COMMUNICATIONS

Jennifer Anderson

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, WELLS FARGO BANK

Jason Bagley

Government Affairs Manager, INTEL CORPORATION

Steve Betts

President, CHANEN DEVELOPMENT CO.

Timothy Bidwill

Vice President, VERMILION IDG

Ron Butler

Managing Partner, ERNST & YOUNG LLP

Brian Campbell

Managing Partner, CAMPBELL LAW GROUP, CHARTERED

Michael M. Crow, Ph.D.

President, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Kathleen K. Goeppinger, Ph.D.

President & CEO, MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY

John Graham

President & CEO, SUNBELT HOLDINGS

Derrick Hall

President & CEO, ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Sharon Harper

President & CEO, THE PLAZA COMPANIES

Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D.

President, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

Chet Keizer

President, IRIS USA

Paul Luna

President & CEO, HELIOS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

James H. Lundy

Chief Executive Officer, ALLIANCE BANK OF ARIZONA

Matt McGuire

President & CEO, CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA, W. REG. CTR.

Brian Mueller

President & CEO, GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

Mi-Ai Parrish

Presidet and Publisher, REPUBLIC MEDIA

Curtis Reed Jr.

Market Manager, AZ & NV, JP MORGAN CHASE

David Rousseau

President, SALT RIVER PROJECT

Timothy Slottow

President, UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX

Karrin K. Taylor

Founder and President, ARIZONA STRATEGIES

Ed Zuercher

City Manager, CITY OF PHOENIX

Full GPEC Board

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David Adame

President & CEO, CHICANOS POR LA CAUSA

Richard Adams

President & CEO, SOUTHWEST BUSINESS CREDIT SERVICES

Mike Arnold

Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer, FREEPORT MCMORAN, INC

The Hon. Denny Barney

County Supervisor, District 1, MARICOPA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Jason Barney

Principle & Partner, LANDMARK COMPANIES

Norman Butler

Market Executive, BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH

The Hon. Cathy Carlat

Mayor, CITY OF PEORIA

The Hon. Steve Chucri

County Supervisor, District 2, MARICOPA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Jeffery W. Crockett, Esq.

Managing Attorney, CROCKETT LAW GROUP

The Hon. Jenn Daniels

Mayor, TOWN OF GILBERT

Wyatt Decker, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, MAYO CLINIC ARIZONA

Jason Earp

Economic Development Director, CITY OF TOLLESON

The Hon. Michael Farrar

Council Member, TOWN OF CAREFREE

Barry D. Halpern

Partner, SNELL AND WILMER, LLP

G. Todd Hardy

Vice President, Assets; Senior Economic Development Advisor, ASU FOUNDATION; ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D.

Chancellor, MARICOPA COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Stephanie Hertzberg

Principal Director of Business Development, SMITHGROUP JJR

Pamela A. Higdon

Senior Vice President, THE NORTHERN TRUST COMPANY

Joseph Hughes

Regional Dir. Government & Community Relations, AMERICAN AIRLINES

Linda Hunt

President & CEO, DIGNITY HEALTH ARIZONA

Jeanine Jerkovic

Economic Development Director, CITY OF SURPRISE

The Hon. Linda Kavanagh

Mayor, TOWN OF FOUNTAIN HILLS

Chris Koch

President & CEO, CARLISLE COMPANIES

The Hon. Michael LeVault

Mayor, TOWN OF YOUNGTOWN

The Hon. Georgia Lord

Mayor, CITY OF GOODYEAR

Jeffery Lowe

President, MIDFIRST BANK

Mike Madsen

VP Integrated Supply Chain, HONEYWELL AEROSPACE

Steve Maun

President, RED DEVELOPMENT

The Hon. Craig McFarland

Mayor-Elect, CITY OF CASA GRANDE

The Hon. Mark Mitchell

Mayor, CITY OF TEMPE

The Hon. Lana Mook

Mayor, CITY OF EL MIRAGE

Gary Naquin

Senior Vice President, Managing Director, NATIONAL BANK OF ARIZONA

Edward F. Novak

Managing Partner, POLSINELLI

The Hon. Eric Orsborn

Vice Mayor, CITY OF BUCKEYE

Brad Parker

Phoenix City President, BBVA COMPASS

Rui Pereira

Senior Technical Account Manager, SKYTOUCH TECHNOLOGY

The Hon. Christian Price

Mayor, CITY OF MARICOPA

The Hon. Jeff Serdy

Council Member, CITY OF APACHE JUNCTION

Jim T. Swanson

President & CEO, KITCHELL CORPORATION

The Hon. Jay Tibshraeny

Mayor, CITY OF CHANDLER

Richmond J. Vincent, Jr.

Senior Vice President of Workforce Development, GOODWILL OF CENTRAL ARIZONA

C. Bradley Vynalek

Partner, QUARLES & BRADY, LLP

The Hon. Kenn Weise

Mayor, CITY OF AVONDALE

John M. Welch

Managing Partner, SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS

The Hon. Sharon Wolcott

Mayor, CITY OF SURPRISE

Bradley Wright

Counsel, SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS