Category: Blog – CEO

Working together to build a more collaborative, active community

Over the past year and a half, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has had the great opportunity to partner...

04/10/2018

It’s time to fund the education system we want to grow our economy

Yesterday, the Arizona Legislature passed a measure to codify additional funding for Arizona’s education system. Proposition 301 (Prop 301) passed...

03/23/2018

Phoenix Means Business

Exactly one week ago, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) hosted Mayor Greg Stanton for his final State of...

03/13/2018

Women mean business

Nearly half of all workers in the United States are women. Nearly 10 million businesses which collectively contribute $1.4 trillion...

03/01/2018

Becoming a destination for employers

Tomorrow, Arizona will celebrate 115 years of statehood.  We’ve come a long way since our pioneer days. With grit and...

02/12/2018

Supporting universities and moving our economy forward

In Arizona, and in Phoenix especially, one of our strongest community assets is our university system. With three dynamic public...

01/22/2018

GPCC is THE voice of business

On Monday, the Arizona legislature commenced with the Second Regular Session of the 53rd Legislature and Governor Doug Ducey provided...

01/10/2018

Looking back on 2017 and looking forward to 2018

For the three years, we focused on growing our economy from within because we know that existing businesses create 80...

12/19/2017

Leading to create a regulatory environment that moves Phoenix forward

Earlier this month I traveled with a delegation of Phoenix business leaders to our nation’s capital. The Chamber spent a...

11/28/2017

Business leaders need to be workforce developers

By now, I’m sure we all know the numbers: 49 percent of employers are unable to fill open positions 6.1...

11/14/2017