Meet the CEO

todd_sanders_high_res02Todd Sanders is the president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona’s largest and best-established business organization. He oversees a staff of 30 and works with the Chamber’s board of directors to develop and implement long-range goals and strategy for the state’s and largest business organization.

Prior to being appointed to CEO in May 2009, Sanders served for three years as the Chamber’s vice president of public affairs and economic development. In that role Sanders worked on behalf of the business community on important issues such as immigration reform, tax policy and health care.

Before joining the Chamber, Sanders served as a policy analyst for the Arizona House of Representatives in the areas of taxation, environment, political subdivisions and international trade.

Previous work experience includes: legislative committees on utilities and municipalities as well as public institutions and counties, campaign chairman for the Coconino County Attorney and contract work for British Petroleum.

Sanders serves on the board of directors for the following organizations: Valley of the Sun United Way, Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation, Equality Health, Visit Phoenix, Friends of Public Radio, the Arizona-Mexico Commission, Arizona Town Hall, Arizona Chamber Executives, Western Association of Chamber Executives, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and CALA Alliance (Celebración Artística de las Américas).

Sanders holds a B.S. in Political Science from Northern Arizona University.

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