Dawn Nagle

Dawn Nagle: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Dawn Nagle, executive director, Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA)

Nagle oversees MPEXA’s initiatives, creating a stronger Greater Phoenix export-driven regional economy, by making exporting easier for businesses.

Advice: “Be collaborative with like-minded businesses and organizations to drive substantial change. Stay razor focused on the end result. Never confuse effort with results.”

Surprising fact: “I like a bit of adventure. One of my favorites was a private rowing trip through the Grand Canyon. Bailed water from the rafts, cooked the meals, hauled the equipment, took some amazing canyon hikes and did not leave a crumb behind … then hiked out.”

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About Michael Gossie

Michael Gossie is an award-winning journalist who has earned more than 50 awards for writing, editing and design. He studied economics at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y., and put his entrepreneurial spirit to work in 2007, using a 200-year-old family recipe to launch an Italian sauce company. He is a competitive marathon runner, Ironman triathlete and is most proud of being the founding president of the Steuben Arc Foundation in Upstate New York, which serves individuals with developmental disabilities, including his sister.