Category: Blog – CEO

Buyer beware: 2016 Arizona ballot initiatives

Shortly after graduating from Northern Arizona University with a freshly minted political science degree, it was my turn to navigate...

04/25/2016

When discussing Greater Phoenix, always lead with strengths

Houston’s Texas Medical Center (TMC) complex commands attention. The cluster of glass-clad high rises housing the region’s top health care...

04/20/2016

Texas Medical Center shows why competitors should collaborate

Fostering collaboration between leaders, organizations and businesses is a key driving force in our Phoenix Forward economic development initiative, which...

03/29/2016

Feds’ mandatory spending demands mandatory reform

Republican and Democratic presidential hopefuls are racing from Iowa to California in an attempt to earn votes, crafting their messages...

03/16/2016

JTED funding restoration helps Arizona students achieve at the speed of business

Each legislative session, our elected officials bring their priorities for bettering Arizona to the state Capitol. The most important among...

02/23/2016

Example in Fitz’ ‘Ode’ is perfect for the Arizona business community

“LARRY!” “LARRY!” thundered off of the walls of University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 16 after the 9-time Pro Bowler...

02/09/2016

Statewide education assessment is a vital piece of successful K-12 education plan

Our third quarter visits to businesses as a part of our economic development initiative, Phoenix Forward, have made it crystal...

01/26/2016

Prop. 123, JTED funding, collaboration top Chamber’s 2016 priorities

The arrival of January is accompanied by new priorities, refreshed goals and an optimistic outlook on all that can and...

01/12/2016

Opening of Phoenix ProMexico office – A giant step in the right direction

Public officials from both sides of the border, individual business owners and members of the public gathered to celebrate the...

12/11/2015

Giving thanks to those who make a difference

Thanksgiving is going to be a grand occasion at the Sanders house this year as my wife and I prepare...

11/24/2015