UPCOMING EVENTS

The Arizona Business Leadership Association, Inc. provides its members with the opportunity to pursue excellence through its people and programs.

TOP TIER SPEAKERS SAMPLING

David Lenhardt, President & Chief Operating Officer, PetSmart

Rhoda Olsen, Chief Executive Officer, Great Clips

Robert Meyer, President & Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Dean Kamen, Founder of DEKA Research International, Founder of FIRST

Rick Smith, Cofounder, CEO and Director, Taser International

Barry J. Giarraputo, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, Apollo Global Management, LLC

Doug Parker, Chairman & CEO, US Airways

Scott Davis, Senior Vice President & Chief Concept Officer, Panera Bread Company

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FROM OUR BLOG

  • 3 Steps To Increase The Success Of Charity

    In the spirit of the recent AzBL presentation by the representatives of Goodwill International & Goodwill of Central Arizona, I can’t help thinking of their success story compared to the suffering of many nonprofits that are constantly at death’s doorstep.  It may be that there are too many charitable causes competing for donations in our… Read more

  • 3 Thoughts On The Myth Of Self-Esteem

    The myth is as follows:  once we have increased our self-esteem then we are in the position where we can face the emotional and physical challenges of a potential failure. The problem with this myth: it assumes that failure is the negative event and it’s not – most failure provides necessary learning for greater future… Read more

  • Leading With A Declaration of Independence

    We have just celebrated one of the most important events in our history – the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  The document itself is still revered by people and cultures from every part of our planet because of the simple, clear message that we all have inalienable individual rights.  While we sometimes debate the… Read more

MEMBER PROFILE

Nowaczyk 2014 Headshot (2) Christine Nowaczyk Senior Vice President / Bank of Arizona

For 25 years, my career and passion has been in banking and serving as a volunteer in my home state of Michigan and here in Arizona.  Today, as a corporate banking executive, my role is to lead a team of seasoned professionals that are committed to finding solutions for the often complex needs of our… Read more