GPL Leadership

Greater Phoenix Leadership collectively engages over 100 business leaders and their respective nearly 300,000 employees. Through our members, we work together to push forward initiatives, public policy and projects that will strengthen the future of Arizona.

GPL members represent a diverse set of business interests and are among the most visionary problem solvers and thought leaders in the state. Membership represents several industries, including higher education, energy, professional sports, development, healthcare, law, banking and finance, construction and technology, plus many more.

Phoenix 40 – Original GPL Members List

Did you know that Greater Phoenix Leadership was once known as the Phoenix 40? Learn all about our history, going all the way back to our start in 1974.

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Former Board Chairmen

Greater Phoenix Leadership has attracted the very best in business and community affairs. That includes the 32 members who have served as Chairmen.

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Board Members
Members
Committees
Staff
John Wolfe John Wolfe Sr. Vice President/Southwest Region Manager Cox Communications Vice Chair
Michael J. Bidwill President Arizona Cardinals Chairman
Pam Kehaly President/CEO Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona Treasurer
Mi-Ai Parrish MAP Strategies Group GPL Mi-Ai Parrish CEO/President MAP Strategies Group Secretary
Neil Giuliano GPL Neil G. Giuliano President/CEO Greater Phoenix Leadership, Inc. President/CEO
Jeff Benck President & CEO Benchmark Electronics
Robert Delgado Robert M. Delgado President/CEO Hensley Beverage Company
Tommy Espinoza President & CEO Raza Development Fund
Matthew P. Feeney Snell & Wilmer Matthew P. Feeney Chair Snell & Wilmer
Peter Fine Peter S. Fine, FACHE President/CEO Banner Health
Phil Francis GPL Philip L. Francis Retired PetSmart, Inc.
Adam Goodman Adam Goodman President/CEO Goodmans Interior Structures
Jeff Guldner Chief Executive Officer Pinnacle West Corporation
Sharon Harper Sharon J. Harper President/CEO Plaza Companies
Mike Hoover Mike Hoover President/CEO Sundt Corporation
Michael Hummel General Manager and CEO SRP
Komadina, GPL, CBRE Paul Komadina Senior Managing Director & Market Leader CBRE
Kimber Lanning Founder Local First Arizona Foundation
Simer Mayo Founder/CEO Valor Global
Robert Meyer Robert L. Meyer President/CEO Phoenix Children's Hospital
Steve Moak Steve Moak Chairman Benevolent Ventures
Suzanne Pfister Suzanne Pfister President/CEO Vitalyst Health Foundation
Rishi, GPL, JDA Software Girish Rishi Chief Executive Officer Blue Yonder
James Swanson James T. Swanson President/CEO Kitchell Corporation
Lisa Urias Lisa Urias President & CEO Urias Communications
Kenneth Winkle Kenneth Van Winkle, Jr. Managing Partner Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Martha Abbott Principal & Co-Managing Director Gensler
David Adame American Airlines GPL David Adame President Tiempo Inc.
Richard Adkerson Richard C. Adkerson President/CEO/Vice Chairman Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Christopher Anderson Christopher Anderson Managing Director Hines Interests
Robert Anderson Robert Anderson CEO Prisma Graphic
John Arnold, ABOR, GPL John Arnold Executive Director Arizona Board of Regents
Francie Austin Francie Austin Founder/President The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students
Reginald M. Ballantyne III, FACHE Principal RMB III Consultancy, LLC
John Barry John G. Barry Chairman/CEO - Arizona Region Enterprise Bank & Trust
Michael Bartolotta Michael Bartolotta Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Vereit, Inc.
Trey Basha Bashas GPL Edward Basha III President/CEO Bashas'
Betsey Bayless Betsey Bayless President Emeritus Valleywise Health
Jeff Benck President & CEO Benchmark Electronics
Timothy Berg Timothy J. Berg Director Fennemore Craig
Lorraine Bergman President and CEO Caliente Construction
Michael J. Bidwill President Arizona Cardinals
Noreen Bishop Chase GPL Noreen Bishop Managing Director, Arizona Chase
Lisa Blumling Managing Director Accenture
Richard Boals Richard L. Boals Founder and CEO XRXV LLC
Tony Bolazina President, Arizona Northern Trust Bank
Drew Brown, DMB Associates, Inc. Drew Brown Founding Partner DMB Associates, Inc.
Donald Budinger Donald V. Budinger Chairman/Founding Director The Rodel Foundation
Jose Cardenas José A. Cárdenas Sr. Vice President/General Counsel Arizona State University
Steve Chanen Herman Chanen President/CEO Chanen Construction Company
Rita Cheng Rita Cheng, Ph.D. President Northern Arizona University
Lattie Coor Lattie F. Coor, Ph.D. Chairman/Founding Director Center for the Future of Arizona
Mike Cowley Michael T. Cowley President/CEO Cowley Companies
Michael Crow Michael Crow, Ph.D. President Arizona State University
Gene DAdamo Gene D'Adamo President/CEO Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
Doug Declusin Sunland Asphalt Doug DeClusin President/CEO Sunland Asphalt
Robert Delgado Robert M. Delgado President/CEO Hensley Beverage Company
David Dexter President & CEO Sonora Quest Laboratories
Richard Dozer Richard H. Dozer Chairman Viad Corp
Tommy Espinoza President & CEO Raza Development Fund
Matthew P. Feeney Snell & Wilmer Matthew P. Feeney Chair Snell & Wilmer
Peter Fine Peter S. Fine, FACHE President/CEO Banner Health
Phil Francis GPL Philip L. Francis Retired PetSmart, Inc.
Luis Frisby Luis Frisby Vice President, Central Arizona Division Southwest Gas Corporation
Phil Gallagher Chief Executive Officer Avnet, Inc.
Monica Garnes President Fry's Food Stores
F Michael Geddes F. Michael Geddes Chairman/President Geddes and Company
Greg Geist Managing Director, Commercial Banking BMO Harris
Kathleen Goeppinger Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D. President/CEO Midwestern University
Dr. Steven Gonzales Chancellor Maricopa Community Colleges
Adam Goodman Adam Goodman President/CEO Goodmans Interior Structures
James Goodnow President & Managing Partner Fennemore Craig
John Graham John W. Graham President/CEO Sunbelt Holdings
James Grogan James J. Grogan President International Capital Investment Co.
Jeff Guldner Chief Executive Officer Pinnacle West Corporation
Xavier Gutierrez President & CEO Arizona Coyotes
Joe Gysel Joe Gysel President EPCOR Water USA, Inc.
Derrick Hall Derrick Hall President/CEO Arizona Diamondbacks
Sharon Harper Sharon J. Harper President/CEO Plaza Companies
Tom Hatten CEO & Founder Mountainside Fitness Centers
Gary Haydon President Haydon Building Corp
Carmen Heredia Chief Executive Officer Valle del Sol
Mike Hoover Mike Hoover President/CEO Sundt Corporation
Michael Hummel General Manager and CEO SRP
Linda Hunt Linda S. Hunt Sr. Vice President of Operations, Arizona Dignity Health
Carla Jasa President and CEO Valley of the Sun United Way
Heather Kane Chief Executive Officer UnitedHealthcare
Pam Kehaly President/CEO Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona
Jim Kenny Jim Kenny President El Dorado Holdings, Inc.
John Kerkorian John Kerkorian Managing Partner Ballard Spahr LLP
Jonathan Keyser Founder Keyser Companies
Gretchen Kinsella Arizona Business Unit Leader DPR Construction
Sheila Kloefkorn Sheila Kloefkorn President/CEO KEO Marketing, Inc.
Komadina, GPL, CBRE Paul Komadina Senior Managing Director & Market Leader CBRE
Craig Krumwiede Harvard Investments GPL Craig Krumwiede President/CEO Harvard Investments
Drena Kusari Lyft GPL Drena Kusari General Manager, Southwest and Hawaii Lyft
Gonzalo De La Melena Managing Member Emerging Domestic Market Ventures
Todd LaPorte Todd LaPorte CEO HonorHealth
Beau Lane Beau Lane Partner, Executive Chairman LaneTerralever
Kimber Lanning Founder Local First Arizona Foundation
William Lavidge William Lavidge President/CEO The Lavidge Company
Larry Lazarus Larry S. Lazarus Partner Lazarus & Silvyn P.C.
Hope Levin Hope Levin President, Regional Johnson Financial Group
Laurie Liles President/CEO Arizona Grantmakers Forum
Chris Loeffler Caliber GPL Chris Loeffler CEO/Co-Founder Caliber
Leonard Loo Managing Partner Quarles & Brady LLP
Paul Luna Paul J. Luna President/CEO Helios Education Foundation
Michael Madsen President and CEO Honeywell Aerospace
Richard Mallery Richard Mallery Partner Snell & Wilmer LLP
Nick Mansour Chief Executive Officer Arizona College
Mary Martuscelli Mary Martuscelli President, Western Region U.S. Bank
Simer Mayo Founder/CEO Valor Global
McAllister, GPL, Fortis Clarence McAllister Chief Executive Officer Fortis
Jack McCain Director, State and Local Government Affairs American Airlines
David McIntyre David J. McIntyre, Jr. President/CEO TriWest Healthcare Alliance
Flinn Foundation Tammy McLeod President/CEO Flinn Foundation
Michael Medici Michael Medici President/Managing Partner SmithGroupJJR
Robert Meyer Robert L. Meyer President/CEO Phoenix Children's Hospital
Charles Mitchell Chief Executive Officer All About People
Steve Moak Steve Moak Chairman Benevolent Ventures
Mary O'Grady Managing Director Osborn Maledon
Tim O'Neal President & CEO Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona
Kevin Olson Kevin L. Olson Partner Lewis Roca Rothberger Christie
Kevin OMalley Kevin O'Malley Principal Gallagher & Kennedy P.A.
Bernie Orsini Area President US Foods
Mi-Ai Parrish MAP Strategies Group GPL Mi-Ai Parrish CEO/President MAP Strategies Group
Don Pearson Wells Fargo GPL Don Pearson Lead Region President, Desert Mountain Region Wells Fargo Bank
Javara Perilliat Area President Republic Services
Earl Petznick Earl Petznick, Jr. President/CEO Northside Hay Company
Suzanne Pfister Suzanne Pfister President/CEO Vitalyst Health Foundation
William Pilcher William Pilcher CEO USI Insurance Services
Frank Placenti Frank M. Placenti Chair, US Corp. Governance/Finance Practice Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Larry Pobuda Larry Pobuda Sr. Vice President/General Manager The OPUS Group
Scott Pompe Regional President - West The Arizona Republic/ USA TODAY Network
William Post William Post Retired Arizona Public Service
Steve Purves Steve Purves President/CEO Valleywise Health
Jorge Quintero Jorge Quintero President QCM Technologies
Rishi, GPL, JDA Software Girish Rishi Chief Executive Officer Blue Yonder
Robert C. Robbins, M.D., Ph.D. President The University of Arizona
Jordan Rose President & Founder Rose Law Group
Jason Rowley Jason Rowley President/CEO Phoenix Suns
Mary Jane Rynd President & CEO Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Ray Schey Ray Schey Publisher Phoenix Business Journal
steven schwarz ViaWest Group GPL Steven Schwarz Founding Partner ViaWest Group
Steven Seleznow Steven G. Seleznow President/CEO Arizona Community Foundation
Sissie Roberts Shank CEO & President Chas Roberts Air Conditioning Inc.
Anthony Sharrett EVP, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer Meta Financial Group
Kim Shepard, Cigna, GPL Kim Shepard Market President Cigna Arizona
Richard Silverman Richard H. Silverman Attorney Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Donald Smith Donald A. Smith, Jr. Retired CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Scarlett Spring, Visiongate 3D, GPL Scarlett Spring CEO TapRoot Interventions and Solutions
Mo Stein Morris A. Stein, FAIA, FACHA Principal/Senior Vice President HKS, Inc.
Scott Sutherland Scott Sutherland Vice President/General Manager Bonneville Media, Phoenix
James Swanson James T. Swanson President/CEO Kitchell Corporation
Swanton, Gorman, GPL Brian Swanton President/CEO Gorman & Company
Dr. Jeff Trent Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D. President/Scientific Director Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Gary Trujillo Gary L. Trujillo Founder/President/CEO Southwest Harvard Group
Ken Udenze Managing Partner Deloitte LLP
Robert Underwood Robert L. Underwood CEO Underwood Brothers, Inc. dba AAA Landscape
Lisa Urias Lisa Urias President & CEO Urias Communications
Kenneth Winkle Kenneth Van Winkle, Jr. Managing Partner Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Diane Veres Southwest Regional President Clear Channel Outdoor
Chris Volk President/CEO STORE Capital
Cathleen Walker Regional President PNC Bank
John Wolfe John Wolfe Sr. Vice President/Southwest Region Manager Cox Communications
Melinda Xanthos GPL Melinda Xanthos Managing Partner KPMG LLP
Jay Zweig Jay A. Zweig Partner Ballard Spahr

Please select a committee.

Transportation and Community Infrastructure

Understanding the importance of a strong and well-planned transportation system to the economy, the Transportation and Community Infrastructure committee will discuss issues such as short- and long-term funding, transportation policy, and community and business needs for an enhanced and robust transportation system.

Christopher Anderson Christopher Anderson Managing Director Hines Interests
Doug Declusin Sunland Asphalt Doug DeClusin President/CEO Sunland Asphalt
Richard Dozer Richard H. Dozer Chairman Viad Corp
Luis Frisby Luis Frisby Vice President, Central Arizona Division Southwest Gas Corporation
Joe Gysel Joe Gysel President EPCOR Water USA, Inc.
Mike Hoover Mike Hoover President/CEO Sundt Corporation
Drena Kusari Lyft GPL Drena Kusari General Manager, Southwest and Hawaii Lyft
Kevin Olson Kevin L. Olson Partner Lewis Roca Rothberger Christie

Workforce Readiness

Neil Giuliano GPL Neil G. Giuliano President and CEO 602-229-8601
Chelsea Carpenter GPL Chelsea Carpenter Director, Operations and Support 602-229-8602
Heather Carter Executive Vice President 602-697-9777
Cylee Gutting GPL Cylee Gutting Director, Member Engagement & Community Partnerships 602-583-7258
Lauren Patheal Director, Member Engagement & Communications 602-229-8605