PetSmart CEO shares thoughts on exciting and dynamic time in retail

J.K. Symancyk, former president of Meijer who held various management roles at Walmart, was the keynote speaker at the first Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon of 2020.

Co-founder of State Forty Eight talks about representing Arizona

Michael Spangenberg accepted the 2019 Spirit of Enterprise Award at the Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon on Nov. 13.

A beacon of reliability in the commercial aviation industry

Chairman and CEO of American Airlines Doug Parker was named the W. P. Carey 2019 Executive of the Year to recognize his leadership integrating US Airways and American Airlines and his strong support of the airline's employees.

Who pays for health care innovation?

Kicking off the first Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon of 2019 is Interim CEO of Mayo Clinic Arizona Lois E. Krahn, MD.

The people behind the most accurate economic forecasts

Economists who predict the most precise numbers four years in a row deliver their projections at a high-profile event in New York City every October. They're also honored with the Lawrence R. Klein Award for Blue Chip Forecasting Accuracy.

2019 update and outlook for Arizona, greater Phoenix, and Western Region

Job growth is fueling a strong Valley economy, according to ASU's economist Lee McPheters, who shared his forecast at the 55th annual Economic Forecast Luncheon.

Waste Management reduces and reuses, while looking to the future

The greenest golf tournament. The recycling plant of the future. Autonomous trucks. A natural gas fleet of trucks. These are a few topics Jim Fish, president and CEO of the disposal industry giant, discussed at the Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon.

Annual Economic Outlook: Rosy and no recession in sight

What's next for Arizona's economy? Will the stock market continue its record climb, and what impact can national trends and policies have here at home? Hear from experts.

Retiring W. L. Gore President and CEO Terri Kelly on how bureaucracy-free business works

In recognition of her proven performance over 35 years at the global materials science company perhaps best known for its GORE-TEX fabrics products, the school honored her with the 2018 Executive of the Year Award.

People and place: QuikTrip’s winning culture combination

The convenience store has been ranked one of the best places to work for its diversity, giving back, managers, and more. Its President and CEO Chet Cadieux shares why at the Economic Club of Phoenix Luncheon on Feb. 22, 2018.