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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Smith

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Smith How old are you?  42 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  20 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Originally from Seattle, Washington. Moved for sunshine, university and a […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joe Bingochea

What’s your first and last name?  Joe Bingochea  How old are you?  40  What city do you currently reside in?  Gilbert  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  22 years If you went to college, where did you attend and what was your degree?  I attended Rio Salado Community College and completed a Certificate Program […]

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Meet Parts Detect: Phoenix-based automotive mechanics...

As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about Parts Detect, LLC’S story from their Founder and CEO Stan Mirzayev. What is your company mission?  Stan Mirzayev: Providing thousands of automotive mechanics […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Chase MacDonald

What is your first and last name?  Chase MacDonald How old are you?  20 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  12 years What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  I am studying Finance with minors in Real Estate and Construction Management at […]

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Regional Report: Healthcare & the Economy

Regional Report: A GPEC Virtual Series It’s been said that when times get tough, you find out what you’re made of. We’re living through an unprecedented period as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact the virus is having on our communities, healthcare infrastructure and economy is severe. We don’t yet have all […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jeff Golner

What is your first and last name?  Jeff Golner  How old are you?  49  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  41 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  Why did you decide to stay in the region?  Family and opportunities  What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  University of […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jihan Reksodiputro

What is your first and last name?  Jihan Reksodiputro How old are you?  20  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  14 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe  Why did you decide to stay here?  I decided to move back to Arizona because I loved the weather and Arizona State University […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jeffrey Luth

What is your first and last name?  Jeffrey Luth  How old are you?  68  What city do you currently reside in?  Scottsdale  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   19 years  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I was born and bred in New Jersey. Corporate relocation […]

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Meet Digital Dawn: Phoenix-based company, map app developers

As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about Digital Dawn, LLC’S story from their founder, Brian Redd. What is your company mission?  Brian Redd: Save the trees! By… replacing venue (e.g., […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Nouis

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Nouis How old are you?  49 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  23 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Minnesota. I was transferred here for a promotion and couldn’t […]

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