Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Roster as of July 1, 2016
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is led by a volunteer board of directors, comprised of nearly 50 representatives from businesses of all sizes in diverse industries, including manufacturing, banking, business, consumer services and media. The board provides leadership for the business community, steering the Chamber’s political advocacy and focus to help all businesses connect and prosper.

Executive Committee

Daniel Froetscher
SVP, Transmission, Distribution & Customers
Chair-Elect – Secretary-Treasurer-Finance
Michael McCann
SVP & Division Manager
JP Morgan Chase
Immediate Past Chair and Chair – Phoenix Forward Oversight
Ken McMahon
VP of Enterprise Sales Mountain West
Legal Counsel
Kevin Quigley
Quarles & Brady LLP
Chair –  PCCD/GPCF
Jeff Stelnik
SVP of Strategy, Sales and Marketing
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Chair – Small Businesses
Karie Cowden (Currently not sitting on the board)
Connect the Dots Promotions
Chair – Public Affairs
Jaime Molera
Molera Alvarez, LLC
Chair – Community Events
David M. Koeninger
General Counsel
Arizona Cardinals
Chair – Membership
Tanya Wheeless
Tanya Wheeless Executive Leadership
Chair –  Economic Development
Angela Creedon
Assistant VP of Public Affairs
Arizona State University
Chair – Human Resources
Mike V. Bontrager
Regional Vice President
Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Chair – Audit and Governance
Craig S. Desnoyer
Ernst & Young

Executive Committee Members At Large

Eric Carlson
SVP of Finance
DMB Associates, Inc.
Michael Hummel
Deputy General Manager
Resource and Finance, SRP
Christina Noble
Vice President, Business Development
Sonora Quest Laboratories / Laboratory Sciences of Arizona
Phyllis Senseman
VP of Marketing & Communications
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Board Members At Large

Maria Baier
Phoenix Suns
Richard Bark
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Joseph Benesh
Phoenix Center for the Arts
Shawn Bradford
Epcor Water
David Bruno
ZRG Partners, LLC
Mathew S. Buchwald
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jaime Casap
Google, Inc.
Brooke Christofferson
Republic Media
Matthew Clyde
Ideas Collide Marketing Communications
Pam Conboy
Wells Fargo Bank
Pearl Chang Esau
Expect More Arizona
Tommy Espinoza
Raza Development Fund
Matthew P. Feeney
Snell & Wilmer, LLP
Mark Fisher
Mercy Care Plan
Mary Gifford
K12 Inc.
Jonathan Gray
Shirley Gunther
Dignity Health
Marty R. Hedlund
Sundt Construction, Inc.
Russell A. Johnson
Merchants Information Solutions, Inc.
Thomas Katheder
Marco Lopez
International Business Solutions, Inc.
Alan Maguire
The Maguire Company
Adam McAnally
Salt River Project
Jeff McDermott
American Technology Specialists
Denise McManus
Nexstar Broadcasting
Erin Mettille
Slalom Consulting
Dave Ralston
Bank of Arizona Corporate Office
Josh Rawitch
Arizona Diamondbacks
Frank Reid III.
Kolbe Corp.
Avein Saaty-Tafoya
Adelante Healthcare
Brian Schwallie
US Bank – Phoenix Tower
Chip Scutari
Scutari & Cieslak Public Relations
Amy Sena
State Farm Insurance
Matt Sesto
Walgreens Co.
Kimberly D. Shepard
Matt Silverman
R & R Partners
Sarah A. Strunk
Fennemore Craig
John Wolfe
Cox Communications
Roberto Yañez
Univision Arizona


Paul Blue
City of Phoenix
Kerwin Brown
The Black Chamber of Arizona
Daniel D. Lowe
Image Construction
John Moody
Peters, Cannata & Moody PLC
Joe Carella
University of Arizona, Eller College Management