Greater Phoenix Leadership Archives

Neil Giuliano will lead Greater Phoenix Leadership


Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) Board Search Committee unanimously approved the hiring of former Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano as the third president & CEO of the 40-year-old organization. “Neil represents everything we aspire for in our new GPL leader — he is an exemplary leader, an innovative strategist and an effective convener and collaborator.  Neil will… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Leadership launches CEO search


Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) is conducting a national search for a new president and CEO. Phillips Oppenheim, a New York City-based executive search firm for nonprofit organizations, is leading the recruitment process. Sharon Harper, GPL’s chair-elect, is directing the Board Selection Committee. Founded in 1975, GPL is a business leadership organization focused on civic-improvement initiatives… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Leadership president retires

Franz Tom Headshot

Greater Phoenix Leadership President and CEO Tom Franz, age 56, today announced plans to retire from the position he has held since 2008. He announced his plans to give the organization ample time to find its next leader, who will be the third president in GPL’s 40-year history. “All of us at GPL are incredibly grateful to… Read More →

Long-time Cox leader Rizley announces retirement


Cox Communications Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve Rizley will retire at the end of the year. During his 34-year career at Cox in Phoenix, Rizley motivated and galvanized those around him, and created unique relationships with his employees, customers and the Southwest community through his many years of service to area non-profits. Rizley… Read More →

Arizona Business Community Supports HB2111

The undersigned organizations and businesses want to express their strong support for the passage of HB2111 with the floor amendment that will be offered by Senator Steve Yarbrough. This final amendment represents major concessions to address concerns that have been expressed by the city representatives. This final amendment reflects the cities’ request for a separate… Read More →

Linda Hunt, CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital And Medical Center

CEO Linda Hunt - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

CEO Series: Linda Hunt Title: President Company: CHW Arizona/St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center How is St. Joseph’s preparing itself to meet the changes being brought on by national health care reform and the state’s budget crisis? We’ve been on the ground from the very beginning. Catholic Healthcare West, our parent company, has really been… Read More →