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Q&A With Michael Bidwell, Chairman Of GPEC, President Of The Arizona Cardinals

Michael Bidwill Chairman, GPEC President, Arizona Cardinals Why did you opt for a second term as GPEC chairman? It is an honor to serve a second year as chairman of GPEC. The organization is doing meaningful work, and I wanted to help build upon that work. I think it’s also important to provide consistency in… Read More →

First Job: Barry Broome, President And CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Barry Broome

Barry Broome President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I loaded trucks for Mountain Top pies on the west side of Columbus, Ohio. I was in the baker’s local union. I was 15 when I started that job. I remember asking my… Read More →

International Business Opportunities Increase In Arizona

International business - AZ Business Magazine April 2008

Arizona leaders are pushing the state’s businesses to the international forefront When principals from United Kingdom-based txtNation, a technology solutions provider, wanted to spread their global wings they turned to Arizona to set up a U.S. location. Similarly, when the German firm Ubidyne, a wireless technology developer, was looking to establish its first U.S. global… Read More →