News & Media

PHX EV NEXT Mentoring Forum | March 22nd

In support of regional leaders “in training”, you are invited to attend the PHX East Valley NEXT Mentoring Forum.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 22, 3-6pm
LOCATION: Mesa Community College Room LB 300 read more

Denny Barney Named New President & CEO of East Valley Partnership

Denny Barney, a sixth-generation Arizonan, a Maricopa County Board of Supervisor and a successful business owner, has been named president and CEO of East Valley Partnership effective June 1. read more

East Valley Partnership 2018 Legislative Priorities

As a regional coalition of business, community, education and government leaders, members of the East Valley Partnership have identified the following priorities for the State of Arizona 2018 Legislative session. read more

East Valley Partnership’s President & CEO is Stepping Down


John Lewis has accepted the assignment to become a mission president of the LDS Church

MESA, Ariz. (Jan 4, 2018) – John Lewis, President/CEO of the East Valley Partnership, has announced that he will step down in his current role as he has been called to serve as a Mission President of the LDS Church. Lewis will serve a three-year assignment in Cambodia beginning July 1, 2018, alongside his wife, LaCinda Lewis. read more

Economist Sees Good Things ahead at EVP Thought Leader Forum

Original Article Via East Valley Tribune

Screen Shot 2017-12-13 at 9.56.42 AMThe economic forecast at East Valley Partnership’s annual SRP Thought Leader Forum projected a sense of measured optimism about the health of the economy at both a national and local level. read more

2018 East Valley Breakfast with the Governor | Jan 10th

The East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance and East Valley Partnership are pleased to present this distinguished annual event in the days following the Governor’s State of the State Address. read more

2017 SRP Thought Leader Forum Recap

Thank you to all who attended the 2017 Thought Leader Forum presented by Salt River Project.

We were honored to present Mark Bonsall, of Salt River Project, with the Dwight Patterson Lifetime Achievement Award and Southwest Airlines with the Kerry Dunne Sustaining Leadership Award for their commitment to the #PHXEastValley. read more

2018 PHX East Valley Economic Profile & Asset Map is Ready to Download

Welcome to the PHX East Valley—a region with approximately 400,000 residents 30 years ago, 1.4 million residents now, and another million on the way. In support of promoting our region on a national level, each year we compile and publish an Economic Profile and Asset Map. read more

Why The PHX East Valley is Primed for Self-driving Vehicles

Co-Authored by City of Chandler Mayor, Jay Tibshraeny and EVP President & CEO, John Lewis

The PHX East Valley always has been a place for automotive innovation. read more

PHX East Valley Celebrates an “Eco-System” of Innovation, Leadership

This December, the East Valley Partnership will be hosting the PHX East Valley Thought Leader Forum presented by SRP.  The event will feature regional discussion focusing on “innovation through disruption” while highlighting the distinct leadership, workforce and dynamic business environment of the PHX East Valley. read more