Five of a kind
Quintet of East Valley commerce organizations led by new breed of business woman
From Chandler to Gilbert, Mesa to Tempe [and nearby Ahwatukee Foothills, too], a quintet of bustling East Valley Chambers of Commerce have each been marked of late by a new kind of woman’s touch
Terri Kimble, Trey Basha
Chandler Chamber of Commerce president Terri Kimble converses on camera with Basha's chairman, president, and CEO Edward "Trey" Basha at the Basha's headquarters in Chandler. [Photo courtesy CCOC]
Terri Kimble has been president and CEO of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce since 2011. [Photo courtesy Chandler Chamber of Commerce]
Sally Harrison rose from director of programs to vice president of business development to president and CEO of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce in just five years. [Ivan Martinez/IvanMartinezPhotography.com]
Sally Harrison, president and CEO of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, was proud to bring her son, Blake, a Marine Corps recruit who completes basic training this week in San Diego, as her date to the chamber's 2013 awards banquet earlier this year. [Photo courtesy Sally Harrison]
Kathy Tilque has been the president and CEO of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce since 1996.
Mary Ann Miller
Tempe Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Mary Ann Miller addresses an audience of nearly 250 at the chamber's 2013 Annual Luncheon. [Photo by Jay Mark/provided by TCOC]
Mary Ann Miller, Kristine Kassel
Tempe Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mary Ann Miller, at left, with the chamber's 2013 Business Woman of the Year Award recipient, Kristine Kassel, President of Benefits by Design. [Photo by Jay Mark; provided by TCOC]
Anne Gill, president and CEO of the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Mesa Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Sally Harrison. [Ivan Martinez/IvanMartinezPhotography.com]