Join Us for the 75th Milestone Evening of
Impact Celebrating Arizona Leaders

We’re currently accepting nominations for the 75th Annual Arizona Leaders of the Year Award. Mark your calendars for this year’s reception on November 21st, 2024 at 5:30pm at Paradise Valley Country Club.

Mark Your Calendars For An Evening of Impact

Connect with other leaders who are Driven to Do for Arizona at Valley Leadership’s awards reception as we recognize three incredible individuals who have helped shape Arizona. 

Arizona Leaders of the Year (formerly known as Man & Woman of the Year) is a long-standing, long-cherished event that honors Arizonans who are the instruments of progress, goodness and service to others. Showcasing our honorees’ track records of impact and commitment to the success of our state, the event is an opportunity to connect with, be inspired by and find new opportunities to collaborate with those who have stewarded impact and long-term change in our community.

The 75th Annual Arizona Leaders of the Year event will be hosted from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on November 21st at the Paradise Valley Country Club. Special thanks to our hosts again this year, Kathleen & John Graham.

Get Your Ticket Today

Purchase a Driven to Do ticket today to attend the 75th Arizona Leaders of the Year awards reception. There will be dinner, drinks and a celebration of this year’s honorees with other leaders in the community.

Meet Our Honorees

Angela Hughey, the Co-Founder and President of ONE Community and ONE Community Foundation. Founded in 2008, ONE Community is the coalition of socially responsible businesses and organizations moving diversity, inclusion and equality for all Arizonans forward. ONE Community Foundation provides educational opportunities to ensure better understanding of nondiscrimination and the importance of being LGBTQ inclusive.

Brian Spicker, is an award winning innovative nonprofit leader with a strong reputation for directing transformational programs and initiatives for Arizona-based organizations for over 45 years and since 2019, as President and CEO of the Maricopa Community College Foundation (MCCF), he’s boldly impacting communities through programs and partnerships for the growth and benefit of the Maricopa Community Colleges District (MCCCD) students, faculty and staff.

Arizona Leaders of the Year FAQ

There will be 2 honorees selected for the 75th Arizona Leaders of the Year and 1 posthumous honoree. Honoree selection will follow guidelines in alignment with Valley Leadership’s values and Principles of Doing.

Yes, honorees can self-nominate.

Honoree nominations must be submitted by August 16, 2024 by 11:59 pm MST.

Honorees will be notified no later than the week of September 2nd. 

The Man & Woman of the Year award has been updated to Arizona Leaders of the Year (AZLY) to be more inclusive and aligned with the vision and mission of Valley Leadership.

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