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Advanced manufacturers capitalize on Greater Phoenix’s...

Greater Phoenix and the surrounding area has three major universities and the nation’s largest community college network that advanced manufacturers leverage to scale their operations. Three industry leaders spoke about their businesses, workforce and future plans during our recent Ambassador event. Panelists included: Viraj Gandhi, CEO, Medivant Healthcare Pete Williams, senior vice president of global […]

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GPEC Healthcare Innovation Council focuses on collaboration,...

On September 15, the GPEC Healthcare Innovation Council (HIC) kicked off FY21 with a virtual meeting. Council Co-chairs Dr. Heidi Jannenga, Chief Clinical Officer and Co-Founder at WebPT; and Allison Otu, Executive Director, Corporate & Community Relations; University of Arizona Health Sciences led the discussion around four key areas of focus the members will address […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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Higher education in Greater Phoenix is looking toward...

By Savannah King Greater Phoenix has a wealth of resources at its institutions of higher education. More than 40 higher education institutions are located across the region including Arizona State University (ASU), University of Phoenix (UOPX), Maricopa Community Colleges (MCCCD), Grand Canyon University (GCU), University of Arizona (UArizona) and more. As one of the largest […]

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The doctors are in: Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming...

by Savannah King With more than $3 billion in bioscience capital expenditures earmarked for investment in Greater Phoenix over the next two years, the region is a thriving biomedical hub. These investments will create more than 7,000 healthcare and biomedical jobs. Fortunately, Greater Phoenix is home to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking educational […]

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Regional Report: Status of Greater Phoenix

A GPEC Virtual Series The gravity and scale of COVID-19’s impact on the economy isn’t comparable to The Resolution Trust, 9/11 or the Great Recession. It’s unlike anything the world has ever seen. Even with President Trump signing the $484 billion aid package on Friday, delivering a $310 billion infusion to the Paycheck Protection Program […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jeff Golner

What is your first and last name?  Jeff Golner  How old are you?  49  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  41 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  Why did you decide to stay in the region?  Family and opportunities  What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  University of […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Brett Farmiloe

What is your first and last name?   Brett Farmiloe How old are you?  35 What city do you currently reside in?  Scottsdale How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Since 2006 – more than 13 years now! Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Born and raised in […]

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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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Greater Phoenix is a top market in the nation to locate, relocate or expand your finance and insurance business operations.

Invest in success: 3 reasons why financial services...

Greater Phoenix is home to a dynamic and growing finance and insurance cluster. In fact, it is the sixth largest in the nation. Many of the leading financial services and insurance firms employ hundreds to thousands of individuals in our region including American Express, Charles Schwab, State Farm Insurance, Aetna, and more.   Here are the top three reasons why financial services and insurance companies, like the ones […]

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