What do you get when you bring together major luminaries of our time, nearly five-thousand open minds and (if you please) a cocktail in hand during a night out with your fave +1?
Kirk Nurmi gained the national spotlight when he was appointed to represent convicted boyfriend killer Jodi Arias. “I got a lot of death threats,” Nurmi explains. “I became high profile and famous overnight in a situation where I wasn’t seeking it out, I was just trying to do my job. My appointed job.”
On this new episode, we highlight organizations in our community that embody leadership and legacy — such as Detour Company Theatre, Treasure House, Barrow Neurological Institute and Arizona PBS.
Joelle Hadley is the founder and president of The Culture Coaches and travels the country helping to create more positive and productive workplaces where people love their work and love their lives.
Phoenix Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director, Michael Barnard, talks with us about the power of perseverance and giving back. His long list of accomplishments started with the Phoenix Theatre in 1989 as their first production manager.
Tanya Wheeless, CEO of Happy Grace, shares her journey to happiness. It didn’t happen overnight! Following law school, she went to work for one of her clients as CEO for Arizona Bankers Association, which then led her to working as the Senior Vice President for the Phoenix Suns.
“You teach by behavior instead of what you say.” Dr. Kellie Warren is a powerhouse. A CEO named one of the most admired leaders of 2015 in Phoenix. Dr. Warren talks to Carey about her leadership style as the head of the powerful non-profit, Florence Crittenton. Warren says she works with purpose and teaches her staff to do the same. Their mission is for the girls who walk through their doors, many broken and abused, to walk away empowered and seeing their full potential.