GPEC welcomes new board of directors members 2018-19

Published: 10/16/2018
Updated: 10/22/2019

As the region grows and diversifies, business and government leaders are joining together to create long-term sustainability in the region and advocate for our competitive position.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is led by a Board of Directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the Greater Phoenix economy.

We’re delighted to welcome our new Executive Committee and Board Members to the GPEC Board of Directors:

Andy Warren, Executive Committee

Andy Warren, GPEC Board Chairman; President, Maracay Homes

Jeff Guldner, Executive Committee

Jeff Guldner, GPEC Board Vice Chair; Executive Vice President, Public Policy, APS

Karrin Taylor, Board of Directors

Karrin Taylor Robson, GPEC Board Secretary; Founder & President, Arizona Strategies

Neil Irwin, Board of Directors

Neil Irwin, GPEC Board Treasurer; Founder, Irwin Companies

Chris Brady, Board of Directors

Chris Brady, City Manager,City of Mesa

Wendy Breuder, Board of Directors

Wendy Breuder, Arizona President and Head of Corporate Real Estate & Location Strategy, MUFG Union Bank

Chris Denzin, Board of Directors

Chris Denzin, Vice President, Consumer Field Sales & Marketing, CenturyLink

Steve Dodenhoff, Board of Directors

Steve Dodenhoff, President Insight North America

Bennett Dorrance, Board of Directors

Bennett Dorrance, Chairman of the Board, DMB

Bill Gates, Board of Directors

The Honorable Bill Gates, County Supervisor, District 3, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Stephen Higgins, Board of Directors

Steve T. Higgins, SVP & CAO, Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Inc.

Todd Kinney, Board of Directors

Todd Kinney, Project Executive, Okland Construction

Tammy McLeod, Board of Directors

Tammy McLeod, President & CEO, Flinn Foundation

Francis Najafi, Board of Directors

Francis Najafi, Founder & CEO, Pivotal Group

Guillermo Novo, Board of Directors

Guillermo Novo, President & CEO, Versum Materials

Jeff Pitcher, Board of Directors

Jeff Pitcher, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Scott Smith, Board of Directors

Scott Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Metro

Dennis Tyner, Board of Directors

Dennis Tyner, Ph.D, Vice President, Ottawa University

The future’s looking bright and there’s no shortage of potential for Greater Phoenix. We’re excited to work together and create long-term sustainability in our region with our board members. Meet the full board here.