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Top 5 Accommodations: Guest Ranch Adventures (Spring-Summer 2014)

Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Accommodations for Guest Ranch Adventures! And use Experience AZ to guide you toward a visit that will make you want to come back time after time to keep crossing the must see hot spots off your Top 5 lists.



Top 5 Accommodations: Guest Ranch Adventures

Bumble Bee Ranch Adventures
23925 S. Bumble Bee Ranch Rd. Bumble Bee, AZ 86333

(623) 374-0002
Website
Horseback riding, cattle drives, nature hikes and Western dinners. Guided history-filled tours through Bumble Bee Creek, into the mountains and through the scenic Sonoran Desert. Guest accommodations are available.

Lazy K Bar Ranch
8401 N. Scenic Dr. Tucson, AZ 85743

(520) 299-7433
Website
Originally a homestead for the Staggs Family in the 1920s, the Lazy K is now a dude ranch. Located on 160 acres in the Tucson Mountains, this casual ranch offers horseback riding, hiking, wagon rides, nightly cookouts and plenty of relaxation whether for your family or as a corporate retreat.

Rancho de los Caballeros
1551 S. Vulture Mine Rd. Wickenburg, AZ 85390

(800) 684-5030
Website
Rancho de los Caballeros is Arizona’s premier guest ranch, where you can sense the thrill of a desert trail ride or challenge yourself to a round of golf at Los Caballeros Golf Club.

Rancho De La Osa
1 La Osa Ranch Rd. Sasabe, AZ 85633

(520) 823-4257
Website
This intimate 300-year-old property is one of the last great haciendas in America. Established as a guest ranch in 1924, Rancho De La Osa’s history has been lovingly preserved in the beautiful buildings that rest comfortably in the rolling grasslands of the high Sonoran Desert.

Tanque Verde Ranch
14301 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85748

(800) 234-3833
Website
Tanque Verde Ranch, founded in 1868 and located on 640 acres east of Tucson, offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, weekly breakfast rides and outdoor BBQs. All included in the nightly rate.

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GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee.

Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman.

“As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors will work to ensure the region not only maintains its trajectory but also pushes toward a more diversified and sustainable economy that is less dependent on growth industries like real estate and construction,” Lundy said. “I’m honored to work with this talented group of professionals and look forward to a productive year.”

Rounding out the Board’s leadership is SCF Arizona President and CEO Don Smith and Empire Southwest Executive Vice President Chris Zaharis as vice chairs, APS Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Tammy McLeod as secretary and Bryan Cave, LLP Partner R. Neil Irwin as treasurer.

New Board Directors include: Steve Banta, CEO of Valley Metro; the Honorable Denny Barney, District 1 Supervisor for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors; Scott Bradley, Area Vice President for Waste Management; Mark Clatt, Area President for Republic Services; the Honorable Vincent Francia, Mayor of the Town of Cave Creek; Dr. Ann Weaver Hart, President of the University of Arizona; Bill Jabjiniak, Economic Development Director for the City of Mesa; the Honorable Michael LeVault, Mayor of the Town of Youngtown; Rich Marchant, Executive Vice President, Global Operations for Crescent Crown Distributing; Ryan Nouis, Co-Founder and President of Job Brokers; and Eric Orsborn, Councilmember for the Town of Buckeye.

“GPEC’s success is largely driven by its strong Board of Directors, all of whom reflect the region and state’s most accomplished professionals,” GPEC President and CEO Barry Broome said. “Every single one of them truly cares about our market’s success and serves as a community thought leader when it comes to competitiveness.”

Mayors from GPEC’s member communities and the organization’s Nominating Committee are responsible for nominating and appointing Board Directors. The one-year terms are approved during GPEC’s Annual Board meeting.

GPEC FY 2014 Board of Directors:

James Lundy – Chairman
CEO
Alliance Bank of Arizona

Don Smith – Vice Chair
President and CEO
SCF Arizona

Chris Zaharis – Vice Chair
Executive Vice President
Empire Southwest

Tammy McLeod – Secretary
Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Arizona Public Service Company

R. Neil Irwin – Treasurer
Partner
Bryan Cave, LLP

William Pepicello, Ph.D. – Immediate Past Chair
President
University of Phoenix

Barry Broome
President and CEO
Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Richard C. Adkerson
President and CEO
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold

Jason Bagley
Government Affairs Manager
Intel

Ron Butler
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Brian Campbell
Attorney
Campbell & Mahoney, Chartered

Michael Crow, Ph.D.
President
Arizona State University

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Midwestern University

Derrick Hall
President and CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks

Sharon Harper
President and CEO
The Plaza Companies

Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D.
President
University of Arizona

Don Kile
President, Master Planned Communities
The Ellman Companies

Paul Luna
President and CEO
Helios Education Foundation

Rich Marchant
Executive Vice President, Global Operations
Crescent Crown Distributing

David Rousseau
President
Salt River Project

Joseph Stewart
Chairman and CEO
JPMorgan Chase Arizona

Hyman Sukiennik
Vice President
Cox Business

Karrin Kunasek Taylor
Executive Vice President and
Chief Entitlements Officer
DMB Associates, Inc.

Gerrit van Huisstede
Regional President Desert Mountain Region
Wells Fargo

Andy Warren
President
Maracay Homes

Richard B. West, III
President
Carefree Partners

John Zidich
Publisher & President
The Arizona Republic

Chuck Allen
Managing Director, Gov’t & Community Relations
US Airways

Steve Banta
CEO
Valley Metro

Denny Barney
County Supervisor-District 1
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Jason Barney
Principal and Partner
Landmark Investments

The Honorable Robert Barrett
Mayor
City of Peoria

Timothy Bidwill
Vice President
Vermilion IDG

Scott Bradley
Area Vice President, Four Corners Area
Waste Management

Norman Butler
Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mark Clatt
Area President
Republic Services

Jeff Crockett
Shareholder
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Wyatt Decker, M.D.
CEO
Mayo Clinic Arizona

George Forristall
Director of Project Development
Mortenson Construction

The Honorable Vincent Francia
Mayor
Town of Cave Creek

Rufus Glasper, Ph.D.
Chancellor
Maricopa Community Colleges

Barry Halpern
Partner
Snell and Wilmer

G. Todd Hardy
Vice President of Assets
ASU Foundation

Lynne Herndon
Phoenix City President
BBVA Compass

Linda Hunt
Senior VP of Operations and President/CEO
Dignity Health Arizona

William Jabiiniak
Economic Development Director
City of Mesa

The Honorable Robert Jackson
Mayor
City of Casa Grande

The Honorable Linda Kavanagh
Mayor
Town of Fountain Hills

The Honorable Andy Kunasek
County Supervisor, District 3
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

The Honorable Michael LeVault
Mayor
Town of Youngtown

The Honorable John Lewis
Mayor
Town of Gilbert

The Honorable Marie Lopez Rogers
Mayor
City of Avondale

The Honorable Georgia Lord
Mayor
City of Goodyear

Jeff Lowe
President
MidFirst Bank

Paul Magallanez
Economic Development Director
City of Tolleson

Kate Maracas
Vice President
Abengoa

The Honorable Mark Mitchell
Mayor
City of Tempe

Ryan Nouis
Co-Founder & President
Job Brokers

Ed Novak
Managing Partner
Polsinelli Shughart

Eric Osborn
Councilmember
Town of Buckeye

Rui Pereira
General Manager
Rancho de Los Caballeros

The Honorable Christian Price
Mayor
City of Maricopa

Craig Robb
Managing Director
Zions Energy Link

The Honorable Jeff Serdy
Councilmember
City of Apache Junction

Steven M. Shope, Ph.D.
President
Sandia Research Corporation

James T. Swanson
President and CEO
Kitchell Corporation

Richard J. Thompson
President and CEO
Power-One

Jay Tibshraeny
Mayor
City of Chandler

John Welch
Managing Partner
Squire Sanders

Dan Withers
President
D.L. Withers Construction

The Honorable Sharon Wolcott
Mayor
City of Surprise

GENERAL COUNSEL
Bryant Barber
Attorney at Law
Lewis and Roca

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Top 5: Guest Ranch Adventures (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Guest Ranch Adventures — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Bumble Bee Ranch Adventures

23925 S. Bumble Bee Rd.,
Bumble Bee, AZ 86333
(623) 374-0002
bumblebeeranch.com
Horseback riding, cattle drives, nature hikes and Western dinners. Guided history-filled tours through Bumble Bee Creek, into the mountains and through the scenic Sonoran Desert. Guest accommodations are available.


Tanque Verde Ranch

14301 E. Speedway,
Tucson, AZ 85748
(800) 234-3833
tanqueverderanch.com
Tanque Verde Ranch, founded in 1868 and located on 640 beautiful acres east of Tucson, offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, weekly breakfast rides and outdoor BBQs. All included in the nightly rate.


Rancho de los Caballeros

1551 S. Vulture Mine Rd.,
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
(928) 684-5484
ranchodeloscaballeros.com
Come experience Rancho de los Caballeros, Arizona’s premier guest ranch, where you can sense the thrill of a desert trail ride or challenge yourself to a round of golf at Los Caballeros Golf Club.


Lazy K Bar Ranch

8401 N. Scenic Dr.,
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 299-RIDE (7433)
lazykbarranch.com
Located on 160 acres in the Tucson Mountains, this casual ranch offers horseback riding, hiking, wagon rides, nightly cookouts and plenty of relaxation whether for your family or as a corporate retreat.


Rancho De La Osa

1 W. La Osa Ranch Rd.,
Sasabe, AZ 85633
(800) 872-6240
ranchodelaosa.com
This 300-year-old intimate property is one of the last great haciendas in America. Established as a guest ranch in 1924, Rancho De La Osa’s history has been lovingly preserved in the beautiful buildings that rest comfortably in the rolling grasslands of the high Sonoran Desert.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5 Dude Ranch Adventures (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Dude Ranch Adventures (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Dude Ranch Adventures — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Bumble Bee Ranch Adventures

34900 S. Old Black Canyon Hwy., Black Canyon City, AZ 86333
623-374-0002
bumblebeeranch.com
Horseback riding, cattle drives, nature hikes and Western dinners. Guided history-filled tours through Bumble Bee Creek, into the mountains and through the scenic Sonoran Desert. Guest accommodations are available.


Lazy K Bar Ranch

8401 N. Scenic Dr., Tucson, AZ 85743
520-299-RIDE (7433)
lazykbarranch.com
Originally a homestead for the Staggs Family in the 1920s, the Lazy K is now a dude ranch. Located on 160 acres in the Tucson Mountains, this casual ranch offers horseback riding, hiking, wagon rides, nightly cookouts and plenty of relaxation whether for your family or as a corporate retreat.


Rancho De La Osa

1 W. La Osa Ranch Rd., Sasabe, AZ 85633
800-872-6240
ranchodelaosa.com
This 300-year-old intimate property is one of the last great haciendas in America. Established as a guest ranch in 1924, Rancho De La Osa’s history has been lovingly preserved in the beautiful buildings that rest comfortably in the rolling grasslands of the high Sonoran Desert.


Rancho de Los Caballeros

1551 S. Vulture Mine Rd., Wickenburg, AZ 85390
928-684-5484
ranchodeloscaballeros.com
Come experience Rancho de los Caballeros, Arizona’s premier guest ranch, where you can sense the thrill of a desert trail ride or challenge yourself to a round of golf at Los Caballeros Golf Club.


Tanque Verde Ranch

14301 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85748
800-234-3833
tanqueverderanch.com
Tanque Verde Ranch, founded in 1868 and located on 640 beautiful acres east of Tucson, offers horseback riding, tennis, guided hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, weekly breakfast rides and outdoor BBQs. All included in the nightly rate.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012