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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Alexis Peterson

How old are you?


What city do you currently reside in?


Why did you decide to stay here?

Family, friends and other relationships in the area. Also, I think Arizona is awesome because of the diverse ecosystems and dynamic city life. You can easily take a day trip to a different terrain or quickly commute across town to fun nightlife.

If you graduated from college, where did you attend and what was your degree?

Grand Canyon University – Masters of Science in Leadership

Where do you currently work and what is your title?

GPEC – Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?

Check out fun local restaurants and bars. There are so many fun places to explore!

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?

Super Dragon off of 12th street and Northern. They have great food and I have been going since I was a kid!

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why?

I don’t have one yet, but have always wanted to stay at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia after attending an awesome conference there once.

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers?

Swimming, an iced beverage and generally staying indoors.

What do you like about our winters and why?

I love going on walks to enjoy the cool weather. It is so rare to be cold here that I really embrace the chill during winter. I am not an outdoorsy person but it is definitely easier in the AZ winters.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?

It’s easy to get to amazing places. You can get across the city so fast and there is so much to offer. I love living in a city that has all the urban excitement of a big city and it is easily accessible.


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