Economic Club of Phoenix - Event Archives

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Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon
Lee McPheters, Dennis Hoffman, Michael Orr
2015 Economic Outlook: Is Arizona's Groundhog Day finally over?
Arizona economy figures to keep slow gains in 2015


Christopher Mapes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc.
A Century of Success: Lincoln Electric's Long Vision


Elizabeth Crain, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Moelis & Company
A firsthand perspective on the IPO experience


Michael Tipsord, Vice Chairman, President and COO, State Farm Insurance Companies
State Farm: Helping People Manage Life's Risks
The Arizona Republic – State Farm Exec: Transit helped Tempe get $600M hub


Walter Robb, Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market
Straight talk from Whole Foods CEO
Why Whole Foods' CEO isn't worried about Sprouts


Kevin Knight, CEO, Knight Transportation
Knight Transportation CEO Says Growing a Business Requires Sacrifice


Ray Anderson, Vice President for University Athletics and Athletics Director, Arizona State University
ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson on the Importance of Image in Sports
Ray Anderson: Athletics Boosting Financial Game

9/24/2014 Kickoff Event

Thomas Bates, Department Chair, Finance
Jeffrey Cunningham, Professor of Practice, Management
Obama Administration Moves to Discourage Companies from Moving Overseas


Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon
Lee McPheters, Dennis Hoffman, Michael Orr
KnowWPC – The Economy: For Arizona and the nation, more of the same


Executive of the Year
Jim Davidson, Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Managing Director
Silver Lake Partners
KnowWPC – KnowWPC – KnowWPC – Silver Lake’s Jim
The Arizona Republic – Tech executive urges Phoenix crowd to ruthlessly pursue sensible investments


Dan Hesse, Chief Executive Officer, Sprint Corporation
KnowWPC – Beyond Phones to a Mobile Internet of Things
The Arizona Republic – Sprint CEO Talks Technology in Tempe


Punit Renjen, Chairman of the Board, Deloitte LLP
KnowWPC – Deloitte chairman describes culture of exceptionalism
The Arizona Republic – Build relationships before profit, Deloitte executive says


Edward J. “Joe” Shoen, CEO, U-Haul International
What's driving CEO pay sky high?


Dan Burns, CEO, Athletes’ Performance
John Stobo, Managing General Partner, ABS Capital
KnowWPC – Athletes’ Performance revolutionizes training


Beth Bierbower, President of the Employer Group Segment, Humana
KnowWPC - Undercurrents of Change in the U.S. Health Care Industry

9/19/2013 Kickoff Event

Mary Jo Bitner, Professor and Executive Director, Center for Services Leadership


Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon
Lee McPheters, Dennis Hoffman, Michael Orr, Robert Mittelstaedt
KnowWPC - Arizona’s Pace Slow, but Still Faster than U.S.
KnowWPC - What Do You Know About Economics?


Executive of the Year
Josue Robles, President and Chief Executive Officer
KnowWPC - USAA CEO is Executive of the Year


Douglas Davis, Vice President and General Manager
Arizona Fab/Sort Manufacturing Site
Intel Corporation
KnowWPC – Intel's Doug Davis Addresses Economic Club of Phoenix


Charles Redfield, Exec. Vice President of Merchandising
Sam's Club
KnowWPC- The Realities of Global Business
The Arizona Republic - Sam’s Club Executive Getting Company to Think Globally


Derrick Hall, President & CEO
The Arizona Diamondbacks
KnowWPC- Derrick Hall: Hitting a Home Run for Fans


William Toler, CEO of Advance Pierre Foods
Matthew Wilson, Managing Director of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
KnowWPC- AdvancePierre: Case Study in Successful Restructuring


Dan Harkins
Owner & CEO
Harkins Theatres
KnowWPC – Harkins Theatres: The Back Story of a Successful Family Business
Phoenix Business Journal -- Economists Predict 2013 GDP Growth of Just 1.4 Percent


Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon
Lee McPheters, Dennis Hoffman, Michael Orr, Robert Mittelstaedt
Economic Improvement: Long Road Ahead
Economics 101: What's Your Grade
Housing, Experts Maintain Postive Outlook
Outlook on Jobs Remains Steady
KAET Horizon video clip
Phoenix Business Journal articles
(Phoenix Business Journal - article 1)
(Phoenix Business Journal - article 2)
KPHO TV Channel 5
KJZZ Radio
Rebound in Progress, But Still Years from Full Economic Recovery
Economy Looking Up, Say 3 ASU Economists
State Regaining Jobs, But Local Picture Remains Mixed


Irwin M. Jacobs
Qualcomm Inc.
KnowWPCareyarticle and podcast “Technologies that Changed Our Lives”
Phoenix Business Journal article
The Arizona Republic article


Doug Parker
Chairman and CEO
US Airways
KnowWPCarey article
The Arizona Republic article
The Arizona Republic Economic Minute article
KPHO Channel 5 Phoenix, AZ article 
AZ Family KTVK Channel 3 article


Curtis R. Frasier
General Counsel, Upstream Americas
Head of Legal in USA
Shell Oil Company
KnowWPCarey article
Downtown Devil article


Hamish Brewer
President and CEO
JDA Software
The Arizona Republic
KnowWPCarey article


Chris Cookson
President of Sony Pictures Technologies
Former President of BP Asia-Pacific & BP China
Downtown Devil article
KnowWPC Article


Gary Dirks
Director of ASU Lightworks
Former President of BP Asia-Pacific & BP China
Knowledge @ W. P. Carey article
Dean Robert Mittelstaedt's Economic Minute


Kickoff Event
Russell Owens of Fox Restaurant Concepts
Dan Harkins of Harkins Theaters
"Dinner and a Show" - KnowWPC article
"Economic Club of Phoenix Speaker Series Kicks Off" - State Press article


Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon
Lee McPheters, Dennis Hoffman, Robert Mittelstaedt
"Mid-year Economic Outlook: Slow Growth" - Knowledge @ W. P. Carey article
"What Do You Know? Annual Arizona Economics Quiz"
"Economic Outlook Luncheon: 2 more years of slow growth, then economic boost - ASU News article
"ASU economists predict brighter future for Arizona" - The Arizona Republic article
"Economist: Arizona will add 300,000 jobs by 2015" - article


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


Elinor Ostrom
2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences
Arizona Republic Article
Knowledge@W. P. Carey Article and Audio


Tod C. Holmes
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Republic Services
Podcast Audio Feed


William F. Glavin, Jr.
Chairman, President and CEO
OppenheimerFunds, Inc.
Arizona Republic Article