What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Tom Argiro

Published: 03/02/2020
Updated: 02/28/2022

What is your first and last name?  

Tom Argiro

How old are you? 


What city do you currently reside in? 

North Phoenix

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 

23 years

Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? 

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, I came out here in 1997 with a computer programming contact with a Fortune 50 company.

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree? 

Columbus State Community College, Associates Degree in Business Data Processing

Where do you currently work and what is your title? 

North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce – Executive Director

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

I like to hike, fish, write software and juggle.

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

Camping on the North Rim gets me closer to God

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?

The Oink Cafe. Who doesn’t love bacon?

What do you like about our winters and why?

The winter weather is why we’re here. I love getting to know people and their stories. The winter here means more people 🙂

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix? 

The business climate, the opportunities, the desert-scape, the friendships we’ve built.



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