President: Jim Rounds
Mr. Rounds regularly provides advice to policymakers at the State Capitol, mayors throughout the state as well as city council members, county board members, and other public and private sector leaders in the community. Jim has delivered hundreds of economic presentations throughout Arizona and is quoted weekly on television, radio, and in printed media.
Mr. Rounds began his career as a Senior Economist and Senior Budget Analyst with the Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and has been engaged in policy related economics for more than two decades. Mr. Rounds is a Senior Fellow at the Goldwater Institute; a board member of the Maricopa County IDA; and advisor to Helios Education Foundation, Achieve 60 AZ, the Rodel Foundation, and the Arizona Board of Regents, among others. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Economics from Arizona State University.