Valley Leadership announces hiring of Bridget Jones to oversee new role

Valley Leadership has announced the hiring of Bridget Jones to serve as vice president of leadership development. This inaugural head of learning position will oversee Valley Leadership’s leadership cultivation programming to empower Arizona leaders to tackle the most pressing issues facing the state, according to a press release. Ms. Jones will design and implement learning […]

Five philanthropic partners to invest in Valley Leadership program

Valley Leadership announced five local philanthropic partners have collectively agreed to invest in the organization’s Pivot Toward Impact. Pivot Toward Impact is a strategic change that shifts the focus from a leadership program that individuals start and finish to developing a leadership culture within Arizona that seeks to impact long-term issues. The five partners, according […]

Valley Leadership brings on consultants to help with 2-year plan

Valley Leadership has hired two strategic consultants to assist in implementing its newly adopted two-year strategic plan. Denise King from the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and Pearl Chang Esau from Shan Strategies will provide guidance on the plan, which is designed to develop and build Valley Leadership for the future “by aligning the organization’s programming, […]

Valley Leadership looks for next cohort of impact-makers

Valley Leadership has opened applications for the 40th class of flagship program Valley Leadership Institute, and Valley Leadership Accelerate, which is in its fourth year. VLI will dive deeper into the most pressing issues facing Arizona and empower participants to have a meaningful impact on those issues, according to a press release. Each year, approximately […]

Valley Leadership adopts new vision for future prospects

The Valley Leadership board of directors officially adopted a two-year strategic plan designed to develop and build Valley Leadership for the future. The plan aligns the organization’s programming, operations and governance systems to act together for intentional impact on issues facing Arizona, according to a press release. The evolved mission, vision and value statements focus […]

David C. Brown tapped to lead Valley Leadership

The Board of Directors for Valley Leadership, Arizona’s premier leadership development organization, unanimously selected David C. Brown as the new leader for the nearly 40-year organization. Mr. Brown previously served as CEO of Home Matters and Executive Director of the National NeighborWorks Association since August 2015, according to a press release. “David is a proven […]

David Tierney, Dr. Harper-Marinick named Man & Woman of the Year

Valley Leadership announces David Tierney and Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick as the organization’s 68th Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contributions and commitment to the community at the Annual Man & Woman of the Year awards luncheon on March 30, 2017, according to a press release.

Jon Howard appointed to Valley Leadership board of directors

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix attorney Jon Howard has been appointed to the board of directors of Valley Leadership. Valley Leadership is the Valley’s premier leadership organization, whose roots date back to the late 1970s when a group of local visionaries recognized the need to identify and develop the next generation of leadership, according to a press release.