GPEC Events & Updates

GPEC is a leading source of business news for Greater Phoenix, with frequent announcements, analyses and commentary on issues facing the local, regional and national economy and affecting the business landscape. In addition, GPEC’s staff, board members and stakeholders are available for expert interviews on a variety of topics. Please contact Michelle Kauk at (602) 262-8602 or to schedule an interview or to discuss additional editorial, photographic and broadcast needs.


Chris Petroff and Angela Talbot, Vice Presidents of Business Development at GPEC, were recognized by Development Counsellors International as 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in economic development.

During this morning’s Board of Directors meeting, the board unanimously selected Chris Camacho as the organization’s fourth President and CEO.

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council president and CEO Barry Broome has announced his intention to assume the role of president and CEO of the newly formed Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council.

Zenefits - a free, cloud-based human resources technology company - plans to create over 1,300 new full-time jobs over the course of the next three years in their new Scottsdale office.

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced it would expand to Casa Grande with a new distribution center and more than 250 jobs.