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Greater Phoenix is 4.7 million people strong. And it is the contributions of each and every one of us that make Greater Phoenix so great. The region’s motivation to innovate. Your passion for place. Your love for community. Join us in sharing a piece of your story and celebrating the place we each call home.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Vicente Reid

What is your first and last name?
Vicente Reid

How old are you?

What current city do you reside in?

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?
30 years

Did you grow up in Arizona?

Why’d you decide to stay?
Family and wanting to make Phoenix the best version of itself for all future generations.

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?
Arizona State University – BS in business Management – law school JD

Where do you currently work and what is your title?
Asian Chamber of Commerce – CEO

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?
Spend time with family visiting new restaurants

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why?
Talking Stick Resort – Good buffet, nice view and comfortable rooms.

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?
Great Wall – many lasting memories and the delicious food.

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

What do you like about our winters and why?
I can wear shorts and play sports.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?
It’s home – I have a large network here. The culture is starting to really shine.

Please include anything else you’d like to share about what makes Greater Phoenix so great.
The people – I’ve traveled around the world multiple times, but home is where the heart is. I’ve met so many amazing people here that I chose to continue my legacy in our great region.


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