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Next Century of Service Speaker
Barry Broome is at the helm of one of the longest-standing regional public-private partnerships for economic development – the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. With over 20 years of experience, he is a proved leader in community building and economic development, new company creation, formation of public-private partnerships and public policy design. Barry’s tenure at GPEC has led to the attraction of more than 160 companies creating some 30,000 jobs and more than $6.5 billion in capital investment to Greater Phoenix. Prior to GPEC, Broome was shaping Kalamazoo, Michigan’s economy, and before that he headed the efforts to help build the economy in Toledo, Ohio, the home of our national headquarters.