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Fireside Chat: World-class education enhances Greater...

Greater Phoenix’s world-class educational institutions are a fundamental cornerstone of our thriving economy. After all, no business-focused community would be able to achieve consistent economic development in the long-term without substantial investments in its most important asset –– its people. If there’s one person who sees how education leads to economic growth daily, it’s Karrin Taylor Robson.  […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Pooja Sangha

What is your first and last name?   Pooja Sangha How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4.5 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes, I grew up in Flagstaff. Why’d you decide to stay? The diversity, natural beauty and food! […]

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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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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Drew Callow

What is your first and last name?   Drew Callow How old are you?   30 What city do you currently reside in?   Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   Seven years Why’d you decide to stay?   I was born in Phoenix and spent my first few years living in Prescott Valley before moving […]

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Joey Figueroa says he loves living in Greater Phoenix because there is always something fun to do. From trying a new restaurant to watching a Phoenix Suns game, Greater Phoenix is always busy.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joseph Figueroa

What is your first and last name?   Joseph Figueroa How old are you?   23 What current city do you reside in?   Tempe Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay?   I couldn’t find another state that served decent Mexican food. What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?   […]

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Ambassador Panel at GPEC Office

Advancing the region

Industry experts provide insight on Greater Phoenix’s transportation projects, energy advancements, tech implementations  Greater Phoenix is growing at a rapid pace, not only regarding population, but in economic momentum and technological advancements. Arizona exceeds the national average for economic momentum, landing No. 4 in economic momentum, No. 3 in personal income growth and No. 5 in job growth, […]

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Lauren Patheal said she decided to stay in Greater Phoenix for the beautiful weather and environmental attributes, restaurant and retail options, and reasonable cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Lauren Patheal

What is your first and last name?   Lauren Patheal How old are you?   I’m 32 years old. What current city do you reside in?   I currently live in North Central Phoenix. How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   I’m a proud, second-generation native Arizonan. Why did you decide to stay?   The Greater Phoenix […]

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Why'd you decide to stay in Greater Phoenix? Isaac Arce said he decided to stay for the wealth of opportunity in the state and low cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Isaac Arce

What is your first and last name?   Isaac Arce  How old are you?   24  What current city do you reside in?   Tempe  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   20 years     Why’d you decide to stay?   I decided to stay because of the wealth of opportunity within the state. The relatively low cost of […]

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Jennifer Anderson, executive vice president for Wells Fargo Commercial Banking, shares her leadership journey and how she grows a strong team in the region.      

Q&A on workforce development with Jennifer Anderson,...

As executive vice president for Wells Fargo Commercial Banking, Jennifer Anderson knows how to tap into the Greater Phoenix talent pool. In this Q&A, Jennifer shares her leadership journey and how she grows a strong team in Greater Phoenix.       Q: You were born and raised in Phoenix. Why do you stay?  Jennifer Anderson: I […]

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