LIB: Rudy Benitez

AnnieMac Home Mortgage Rudy Benitez, Mortgage Loan Originator, was born and raised in Casa Grande, AZ and at an early age his family imparted the importance of shelter and service to the community. Since 2005, Rudy has assisted thousands of families realize their dream of home ownership and has sustained a local area business to … Read More…

LIB: Kim McCreery

Owner and Director of Grow with Grace Learning Center Kim McCreery is the Owner and Director of Grow with Grace Learning Center in Casa Grande. She is passionate about creating an environment where children and their families feel safe, loved and supported in their early education journey. Kim is an East Coast transplant, growing up … Read More…

LIB: Craig McFarland

Mayor, City of Casa Grande JBorn and raised in California, Mayor McFarland has lived in Casa Grande since 2005. He is a graduate of California State University of Fresno, and retired from Golden Eagle Distributors in January 2015 as VP of Sales after a ten year run with the company, and 36 total years in … Read More…

LIB: Renée Louzon-Benn

President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Renée became President of the Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce in May of 2019, bringing over 22 years of involvement with the local business community and the Chamber to her new role. She is passionate about “living local,” and loves our community. Renée and her husband enjoy … Read More…

LIB: Tim Kanavel

Economic and Workforce Development Director, Pinal County Tim graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in regional development. His career in Arizona has taken him from the former Greater Tucson Economic Council to the Arizona Department of Commerce, to private enterprise at the Tucson Airport, to president/CEO of the Wickenburg Regional Economic … Read More…

LIB: Mila Besich

Mayor, Town of Superior Mila Besich, a fourth-generation resident of Superior, was elected as the Town’s Mayor in 2016. She wears many hats in her community and region, serving as Executive Director of the Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition and Advertising Director for Copper Area News Publishers.

LIB: Diann Prechel

Owner A Latte Vino In Memory of Paul Prechel 1929 – 2020 “I dedicate this to the best leader I know, my Dad. You taught me everything I know about hard work, leadership and community service. Thank you for guiding me to be the best I can be and for teaching me to help others … Read More…

LIB: Christian Price

Mayor, City of Maricopa Mayor Price is serving in his third term as Mayor. Mayor Price is an entrepreneur and small business owner and is a partner of the Sierra West Group, a financial advisory firm. Raised in Tucson and a graduate of Northern Arizona University, he participates in numerous regional and national coalitions including … Read More…

LIB: Jon Thompson

Mayor, City of Coolidge Mayor Thompson graduated from NAU in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was first elected to the Coolidge City Council in 2002 and served as Vice Mayor from 2006 to 2010. He gave up his council seat to run for Mayor and since being elected, has retired as Division … Read More…

LIB: Lynn Parsons

Executive Director of the Coolidge Chamber of Commerce Lynn Parsons has been the Executive Director for the Coolidge Chamber of Commerce for over ten years. Prior to this, she was a local business owner and very active as a Chamber board member for many years. She is also a board member on the Arizona @ … Read More…