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This profile was last updated on 3/9/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

President and Chief Executive Off...

Local Address: Chandler, Arizona, United States
Greater Phoenix Leadership Inc
One Arizona Center 400 E. Van Buren Street, Suite 825
Phoenix , Arizona 85004
United States

Company Description: Greater Phoenix Leadership provides the executive forum through which corporate leadership can effectively and efficiently collaborate with the public sector and...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor , electrical engineering
    Cornell University
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Tom Franz Enlarge Photo Bullseye Video, Greater Phoenix Leadership
Tom Franz, president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership, announced on Monday his plans to step down.
Tom Franz, president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership, announced today his plans to step down from the position, according to a press release.
Franz is the second president in GPL's history and has held the post since 2008, when he replaced R. Thomas Browning. He will remain in his position until the search for a successor and transition process are complete, according to the press release.
John Graham, GPL's board chairman, said Franz played a key role in helping guide the business community through the recession that started in 2008.
Prior to joining GPL, Franz worked at Intel as vice president/general manager of Fab/Sort Manufacturing.
Thomas Franz, ..., 8 Feb 2015 [cached]
Thomas Franz, Chair
President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Leadership
Our Board, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
Thomas Franz President/CEO Greater Phoenix Leadership Legal Counsel
Executive Team, 23 June 2012 [cached]
Thomas R Franz, Board of Directors
Tom Franz is the President and CEO for Greater Phoenix Leadership, a group of civic and business leaders formerly known as the Phoenix 40. Recently Tom retired from Intel as the Vice President and General Manager for Intel Corporation's Fab/Sort Manufacturing (FSM). FSM is responsible for Intel's worldwide wafer fabrication facilities which manufactures microprocessors, micro controllers, flash memories, chipsets, and other devices. Franz joined Intel in 1980 and has held multiple positions within several divisions in Santa Clara and Folsom, Calif. and Chandler, Ariz. during his 25+ year career. Franz was promoted to vice president in 1997 and served as vice president and general manager of the Applied Computing Products Division. In 1999, he was promoted to corporate officer and formed the Network Processor Group (NPG).
Press Releases, 6 June 2000 [cached]
The GX 550 incorporates Intel's 500 Mhz, Pentium(r) III processor. ``Lucent's Multiservice product family offers service providers an intelligent approach to building next-generation high-speed data networking solutions,'' said Tom Franz, vice president and general manager of the Network Processor Group, Intel. ``Intel's award-winning Pentium III processors provide leading-edge performance and scalability to support the requirements of carrier class services.''
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