Features a Panel Discussion...
"Global Solar in Arizona: The Future's So Bright, If..."
- John Balfour - President of PerfectPower
- Patrick O'Grady - Reporter for Phoenix Business Journal
- Chris Camacho - VP of Business Development for GPEC
Location: ASU SkySong, 1475 N Scottsdale Road, 1st Floor (SE Corner)
(Southeast corner of Scottsdale and McDowell)
Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - CEO of Growth Nation & President of AZIGG
Investment $10 includes coffee and juice
John Balfour (Perfect Power), Patrick O'Grady (Phoenix Business Journal) and Chris Camacho (Greater Phoenix Economic Council) each understand the dynamics of the solar industry in Arizona. Together they can speak to the realities, challenges, opportunities, possibilities and probabilities of solar. We're in a critical phase on the future of green in Arizona, and this month we'll be discussing what it takes to win, and if we can.
Please RSVP: www.azigg.com
Chris Camacho - Vice President of Business Development
Chris is Vice President of Business Development for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), focusing on GPEC's business attraction efforts in emerging technology and international economic development. He is former president and CEO of the Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation (GYEDC). During his three and a half year tenure there, GYEDC helped with the location of 35 companies to Greater Yuma representing the creation of over 3,500 new manufacturing and service jobs and $450 million in new capital investment.
Chris has also served as a financial incentives consultant for Madison County, Illinois, and a research associate for the TheAlliance, an economic development partnership in Metro St. Louis. He attended Southern Illinois University where he earned a master's degree in Public Administration and Public Policy and studied psychology and business administration as an undergraduate.
Patrick O'Grady - Technology Reporter