Our Former Board Chairmen

It takes a special leader to guide other very accomplished business and community leaders. Over the course of four decades, Greater Phoenix Leadership has been fortunate to see a variety of gifted individuals play this pivotal role in shaping and contributing to the business and social landscape of the Greater Phoenix region and beyond.

2015-2017

Sharon Harper – The Plaza Companies

2013-2015

John Graham – Sunbelt Holdings

2011-2013

J. Doug Pruitt – Sundt Construction

2009-2011

Philip L. Francis – PetSmart, Inc.

2007-2009

Robert M. Delgado – Hensley & Company

2005-2007

José A. Cárdenas – Lewis and Roca LLP

2003-2005

William J. Post – Pinnacle West Capital Corporations/APS

2002-2003

Drew M. Brown – DMB Associates, Inc.

2001-2002

Richard H. Silverman – Salt River Project

2000-2001

Jack A. Henry – Arthur Andersen

1999-2000

Quentin P. Smith, Jr. – Employee Solutions, Inc.

1997-1999

R. Michael Welborn – Bank One, Arizona, NA

1996-1997

L. Edward Eisele – Holsum Bakery, Inc.

1995-1996

Louis A. Weil III – Phoenix Newspapers, Inc.

1994-1995

Timothy T. Day – Bar-S Food Co.

1993-1994

Richard C. Kraemer – UDC Homes, Inc.

1992-1993

Jerry Colangelo – Phoenix Suns

1991-1992

O. Mark DeMichele – Arizona Public Service Company

1990-1991

John R. Norton III – J.R. Norton Company

1989-1990

Gene E. Rice – MeraBank

1988-1989

Richard Snell – Ramada Inns Incorporated

1987-1988

Herman Chanen – Chanen Construction Company

1986-1987

Howard McCrady – Valley National Bank

1985-1986

G.M. “Solly” Sollenberger – Sollenberger Realty Inv. Co.

1984-1985

Don Tostenrud – The Arizona Bank

1983-1984

Darow “Duke” Tully – Phoenix Newspapers, Inc.

1982-1983

Dennis E. Mitchem – Arthur Anderson

1981-1982

Jack Marinick – Garrett Turbine Engine Company

1980-1981

William A. Franke – Southwest Forest Industries

1979-1980

Keith Turley – Arizona Public Service Company

1978-1979

Jack Pfister – Salt River Project

1977-1978

James P. Simmons – United Bank of Arizona

1976-1977

William P. Reilly – Arizona Public Service Company

1975-1976

James B. Mayer – Valley National Bank