Category: Blog – CEO

Prop. 123 education funding deal needs voters to get across the finish line

Gov. Doug Ducey, members of the Legislature and education stakeholders all deserve congratulations for their hard work in crafting, negotiating...

11/06/2015

Brand-building the great state of Arizona

As Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, several Arizona mayors and state business leaders returned from a trip earlier this month nurturing...

10/27/2015

AzMERIT: Measuring students’ progress and furthering expectations

As we await the results of our children’s math and reading scores on the state’s first-ever AzMERIT test, we should...

10/13/2015

Arizona’s economic forecast: Sunny with a good chance of steady growth

Everybody likes good news, especially when it’s good news about our local economy. During last week’s Economic Outlook 2016, presented...

10/06/2015

Applauding Gov. Ducey’s strong vision for Arizona

I’m a firm believer in giving credit to where credit is due. Hitting the ground running on day one, Gov....

09/22/2015

Forward Progress

In the first six months of 2015, our team of Economic Development Specialists and our partners at the Arizona Commerce...

08/25/2015

Where we’re headed

How did you get to and from work today? Mobility is critical in our culture, and when Phoenix voters go...

07/29/2015

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

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

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