Most Influential Women: Carli Ann McClure, Grant Thornton

MIW 2022 | 31 Jul |

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona of 2022 including Carli Ann McClure, managing director at Grant Thornton. In celebration of the 11th anniversary of the Most Influential Women program, azbigmedia.com is profiling one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 each day leading up to the Most Influential Women of 2022 dinner and reception.


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The Most Influential Women for 2022 will be honored at a reception on August 25 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. For sponsorship information, email [email protected] For information about the event honoring the Most Influential Women, email [email protected] or click here. To buy tickets, click here.

Carli Ann McClure, managing director, Grant Thornton

BACKGROUND: Carli McClure, CPA, is a managing director at Grant Thornton. She has over 20 years of client and project experience leading enterprise-wide business transitions. With a drive to ignite positive change and a passion for seeing results, she maximizes impact of large-scale strategic initiatives through her daily focus on leading organizational change management and related business outcomes.

SOURCE OF PRIDE: “The professional accomplishment that gives me the most pride is my focus on continuous learning and improvement through various educational pursuits. Making these investments to expand my knowledge base, in combination with my work experience, continues to open opportunities for which I am truly grateful.”

SURPRISING FACT: “I love everything water, from swimming to kayaking to simply watering my garden; water is my peaceful place. I seek it out any way that I can, even in dry Phoenix.”

SOURCE OF INSPIRATION: “Other than my mother, the woman that has inspired me isn’t just one name. I have a tribe of women both personally and professional who have staunchly supported me since day one of my professional journey until this very moment (i.e., you know who you are). In doing so, I have also seen their individual journeys, including all peaks and valleys. Their resilience to stay strong, and perform at home and work every day like a boss, regardless of what is going on, inspires me.”

Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2022

Dr. Suzanne Bentz, Red Mountain Weight Loss

Stephanie A. Bivens, Bivens & Associates

Rachel M. Bond, MD, Dignity Health

Suzanne Boyles, City of Buckeye

Alaina Chabrier, SRP

Margaret Chamberlain, OneAZ Credit Union

Rachel Davis-Schultz, CopperPoint Insurance Companies 

Jennifer Delgado, Burch & Cracchiolo

Brigitte Finley Green, Engelman Berger

Lin Sue Flood, Hospice of the Valley

Christine Gannon, BrightWorks Consulting

Karen Hoffman Tepper, PhD, Terros Health

Dawn Jones, Intel

Lisa Lovallo, Cox Communications

Lyndel Manson, Arizona Board of Regents

Carli Ann McClure, Grant Thornton

Karla Morales, Arizona Technology Council

Emily Nachlas, Western Alliance Bancorporation

Breanna Naegeli, PhD, Grand Canyon University

Shar Najafi-Piper, PhD, Copa Health

Christina Noyes, Gust Rosenfeld

Grace O’Sullivan, Arizona State University

Reena Rastogi, MD, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sara Regan, Desert Financial Credit Union

Karen Roch,  Credit Union West

Lisa Rulney, University of Arizona

Melanie Smihula, Edkey Sequoia Schools

Sherry Stotler, Valleywise Health

Lynn Toler, TV judge and host 

Kelli Tonkin, Enterprise Bank & Trust

Telle VanTrojen, Geneva Financial

Ruth Veloria, University of Phoenix

Amy Walters, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Annabel Whiting, PNC

Reine Yazbeck Hamilton, Wells Fargo 

Sandra Zebrowski, MD, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate for 2022

Morgan Betancourt, project director, Okland Construction 

Keri Davies, partner, LevRose Commercial Real Estate

Alicia Hardwick, leasing manager, Prologis

Michelle Heeb, president and CEO, Forward Tilt

Dani Huval, business development director, Chasse Building Team

Bev Jensen, regional operations manager, Colliers

Carrie Kelly, executive director, Arizona Association for Economic Development

Alexandra Loye, executive managing director, Cushman & Wakefield

Stephanie Maderazzo-Hughes, CEO and COO, Canyon State Electric

Nancy McClure, first vice president, CBRE

Kathleen Morgan, managing director, Newmark

Vicki Robinson, senior vice president, JLL

Heather Skinner, vice president of global real estate, JP Morgan Chase

Angela Watson, president and CEO, Shepley Bulfinch

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