All posts by Danny Imes

2016 Public Sector ATHENA Award Finalist, Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D.

Maria Harper-Marinick strives to make a positive change in peoples lives.


2016 Young Professional ATHENA Award Finalist, Vanessa Valenzuela Erickson

Purpose-driven and fearless, Erickson takes every challenge head on.


2016 Young Professional ATHENA Award Finalist, Julia Meyerson

In an entrepreneur’s life there will be high highs and low lows. You can’t get distracted by either.


Panel: Veterans come with in-demand skills and training employers want

Business leaders highlight importance of hiring veterans, share skills they bring to the workforce


New GPCC workforce development program coordinator brings passion, dedication

Trevor Young's dedication has propelled his advancement in workforce development and to ride a bike 3,000 miles for a cause.


4 Chamber members make fastest-growing companies list

GPCC members highlighted in this years INC. 5000 list of fastest growing companies share insight, advice for businesses.


Ashley Sampson brings stylish eye, passion for helping students succeed to VYP Board

As a new VYP board member, Ashley LaRae Sampson plans to facilitate teamwork and connections between young professionals.


Words to live by: 29th Annual ATHENA Award finalists share their inspiration

ATHENA Award finalists share their quotes and mottos that inspire them to keep reaching higher.


Phoenix Police Department commander reveals why he chose Valley Leadership

Phoenix Police Department Commander Matt Giordano shares his motivation for entering Valley Leadership Class 38; why he loves police work.


Phoenix Sister Cities program manager brings international experience to VYP board

Bethany Bennick discusses her mentors, passion for world cultures and plans to get VYPs involved.