Our Team

Ashley Tupper

Senior Vice President, External Relations

602.262.8602 // atupper@gpec.org

As the Senior Vice President of External Relations, Ashley brings over 17 years of experience to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). She is always excited to share her passion for logistics, event planning and Investor Relations, and plays an integral role on the team acting as a resource for new and existing investors, overseeing event management, and leading our extraordinary Engagement team.

Ashley started her career in New York City working as a social & corporate event planner within such iconic institutions as the Empire State Building, The New York Public Library, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to joining GPEC, she lived in San Francisco where she became immersed in the innovative and progressive technology scene in the Bay Area. Most notably, Ashley was the Director of Operations & Investor Relations at SignalFire, a venture capital firm that takes a human + technology approach to investing in and supporting their portfolio of companies.

As a native Phoenician, Ashley is excited to call Arizona home again after her time in New York and California. She attended Xavier College Preparatory for high school, where she helped lead the varsity volleyball team to two state championships. A proud University of Arizona Wildcat, continuing the family tradition of attending college in Tucson, Ashley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, a minor in Sociology and was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Bear Down!