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Welcome, GTL Class of 2017!

Greater Tucson Leadership kicked off its 36th year with the Class of 2017 retreat on Friday, Aug. 19th. GTL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan leadership organization dedicated to inspiring, developing and promoting leadership that impacts the greater Tucson region.  It is a partner of the Tucson Metro Chamber. GTL programming is designed to inspire a new generation […]

Welcome, Kasey Hill!

Greater Tucson Leadership has a new Executive Director. Kasey Hill joined GTL on Monday, July 11. She was hired as executive director after Suzanne McFarlin stepped down from the role earlier this month. Suzanne will stay on part time as GTL’s leadership coach. Kasey is public relations and marketing professional with more than 13 years […]

Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2016 Receives Giving Heart Award!

On April 19, the GTL Class of 2016 received the Giving Heart Award from Child and Family Resources, Inc.  The description of the award explains: “[t]his individual or group has given of their time, talent or treasure in support of children & families in our community. Their commitment to improving the lives of children and families […]

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Man and Woman of the Year and Founders Award!

Beginning October 1st and running through noon on October 22nd, Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) is accepting nominations for the “2015 Tucson Man and Woman of the Year and Founders Award” recipients. Honorees will be announced on November 2nd and celebrated at a spirited gala event on February 6, 2016. GTL strives to strengthen community and […]

What’s Really Happening Downtown!?

September 16, 2015 GTL alumni from a broad range of classes gathered in the Tucson Room at the Arizona Inn for some delicious breakfast, and to find out What Is Really Happening Downtown.  A four person panel consisting of Billy Kovacs, of Connect Coworking; Todd Hanley, of Hotel Congress; Mark Irvin, of the Rio Nuevo Board; and Michael […]

DMAFB Honorary Commander Program

Five of GTL’s Own To Be Inducted as Honorary Commanders (Left to right: New Inductees:Nicolette Daly, GTL ’15, Jodi Gonzales, GTL ’15, Suzanne McFarlin, Exec. Director/GTL ’15, Robert Medler Board Member/ GTL ’12, Shay Stautz, GTL ’09. Alumni Honorary Commanders: Pamela Traficanti, GTL ’05, Bruce Wright, GTL ’87) Thursday February 19th a mix of GTL Alumni […]

Congratulations to our Man and Woman of the Year and Founders Award Honorees!

                   Honorees Left to Right: Bob Elliott- Man of the Year, Helaine Levy- Woman of the Year, Jim Murphy- Founders Award We got the distinct pleasure of “ambushing” some of our Honorees with the Announcement! Watch their surprise HERE and HERE You can also Read more about the Honorees If you would like to be a part of […]

November Alumni Breakfast

  Bruce Beach, Chairman and CEO of Beach Fleischman, spoke at our alumni breakfast on Creating a Community Movement: Lessons from the Festival of Books. Bruce, along with friends Brenda and Bill Viner, began the festival which has fast become one of the largest in the country. He recommends that we, as community leaders, “not […]

September Alumni Breakfast!

  September 18, Jeff Silvyn, GTL ’96, Chief Council for Pima Community College, shared his trade secrets on Interest Based Negotiation. He engaged alumni at our quarterly alumni breakfast in a game of, “Win as much as you can.” The exercise emphasized how positional negotiation does not always lead to the best solutions. The interest […]