Tag: CEO blog

Statue of liberty

Actions trump words

You’ve no doubt heard a lot of talk recently about an issue we here in Arizona have dealt with for...

07/13/2015
us mexico handshake cooperation

Opportunidad

“God made us neighbors. We should endeavor to be good neighbors.” Former Arizona Governor Paul Fannin, who created the Arizona-Mexico...

06/16/2015
Ducey Prop. 123 announcement

Governor’s funding plan the right direction for Arizona

Earlier this month, I stood with many Arizona business and education leaders as Governor Doug Ducey announced his plan to...

06/11/2015
Phoenix Forward launch photo

Looking back at Phoenix Forward

Now that our new economic development initiative, Phoenix Forward, has had a successful launch and is well on its way...

06/01/2015
Brian Swartz Apollo Group

The true measure of a man

In his famous play, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde defined a cynic as “a man who knows the price of...

05/07/2015
students testing

We must aim higher

Like many Arizona parents, I have a child who has just taken the new AzMERIT exams. This school year, AzMERIT...

04/20/2015
Todd Sanders Junior Achievement

Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders

You’ve probably heard me say before that a strong workforce is a critical component to a strong economy. Our economic...

04/06/2015
Chase Field top view

Forward

For decades, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce – and chambers just like ours – focused on showing the rest...

04/01/2015
Congratulations IMPACT 2015

Celebrating our best

Arizona is regularly portrayed unfairly by the national media and very often misunderstood. However, more often than not, we are...

03/10/2015
Budget cuts scissors

The unkindest cuts

Solving the state’s budget dilemma will require some tough choices and potentially painful cuts. But we would be short-sighted if...

02/24/2015