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"Our tech scene continues to evolve and elevate with great companies such as mine based in the Valley," says Director Corporate Communications of ON Semiconductor Kris Pugsley. "It's great to see such a great presence here in Phoenix."

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Kris Pugsley

What is your first and last name?   Kris Pugsley How old are you?  38 What city do you currently reside in?  Cave Creek How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  8.5 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Chicago, Illinois. I moved to Arizona for the warmer […]

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Two 150-acre properties within the Surprise-based Southwest Railplex Industrial Park, Cactus Commerce Center and Summit Business Park, have earned BNSF Railway Company’s Certified Sites designation, and are now part of a limited inventory of certified rail-served sites across the country. 

BNSF railway certification earned in Surprise, Arizona

The historical significance of rail for Arizona communities has been tremendous. Dating back to the late 1800s, rail helped put Arizona on the map and serve as the most innovative way for goods to be transported. As towns were built along common rail stops, Arizona became a key player in the growth of the national […]

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Why did you choose Greater Phoenix? Great science and people, wonderful community, and an opportunity to help create a viable and sustainable ecosystem for therapeutics in the biomedical arena.  

Meet Kalos Therapeutics: Phoenix-based biomedical company

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 Kalos Therapeutics’ story from their CEO and Co-Founder George Colberg.  Tell us about your company:  George Colberg: Kalos Therapeutics, Inc. is pioneering the first nontoxic therapy to treat primary tumors and metastasis. Kalos can […]

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I am very proud to call Greater Phoenix home and happy to help make this area a great place to live, work and play!

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Holly Schor

What is your first and last name?   Holly Schor How old are you?   44 What city do you currently reside in?   Downtown Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   Since 2001  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?   I am originally from the Bay Area and moved to […]

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"It takes a village and we've proven to be a hardworking community," says Co-founder of Arizona Blockchain Initiative Melissa Armas. "I believe this is the right place to grow and build something better together."

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Melissa Armas

What is your first and last name?   Melissa P. Armas  How old are you?  46  What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Seven and a half years  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, […]

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Phoenix is no longer a one-trick pony. With an abundance of opportunity, mentorship and rate of expansion, we are eliminating glass ceilings all while maintaining a reasonable cost of living and quality of life. 

Meet Phoenix Relocation Source

A local venture for businesses, people moving to Greater Phoenix A conversation with Phoenix Relocation Source Founder and Team Lead Jonas Funston  Tell us about your company:  Jonas Funston: Phoenix Relocation Source is a service-based, residential real estate-backed venture with an emphasis on relocation services that serves the entire Metro Phoenix area. The epicPHX Real Estate Group and our team […]

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As a technology hub, Greater Phoenix is not a marketing strategy. This region is actively creating opportunities for the families and businesses that call this region home.

Read between the data: Greater Phoenix is a fast-growing...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Greater Phoenix has received a significant amount of attention lately for our emergence as a fast-growing technology and innovation hub. Part of that recognition included Inc. hosting its annual conference at J.W. Marriott in Phoenix. The magazine, known for its yearly list of the country’s fastest-growing companies, also recently […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Serena Remy

What is your first and last name?   Serena Remy How old are you?   27 What current city do you reside in?   Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   25 years Why’d you decide to stay?   Arizona is gorgeous and full of opportunity! It took me moving away briefly to realize how much […]

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With the business attraction efforts setting records for the organization, it’s no surprise that the Greater Phoenix is touted as one of the hottest job growth markets in the country.

A driving force behind the Greater Phoenix business...

Written and compiled by Robert Yehling, Innovation & Tech Today Greater Together. These two words standing alone might not seem like much, but to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), they fuel transformation. GPEC was founded 30 years ago on the foundation of regionalism, collaboration, connectedness and innovation. Fast forward to today and there is […]

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What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix? Nick Calvi says he loves living in Greater Phoenix because of the weather, people and FREEways.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Nick Calvi

What is your first and last name?   Nick Calvi How old are you?   60 What city do you currently reside in?   Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   11 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to stay?   Originally from Chicago area. Traveled to Arizona for work and always […]

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