Formed in 2013, Downtown Phoenix Inc. coordinates activities between the Downtown Phoenix Partnership, Phoenix Community Alliance and Downtown Phoenix Community Development Corporation. DPI and its affiliate organizations are committed to making Phoenix a vibrant urban destination and one of the nation’s great cities. Contact us to learn more.


To facilitate collaboration, cultivate connections, and contribute to both the growth and vitality of our community. To generate progress on issues, work toward sustainable growth and build a stronger, more inclusive city core that generates positive perceptions, memorable experiences and a sense of pride in downtown.


Deliver a vibrant and healthy downtown that makes the experience of our community enriching and engaging to residents, visitors and businesses, and helps strengthen the reputation and heart of our city in a sustainable way.


Board of Directors

Maria Baier (Vice Chair)
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
Phoenix Suns

Ron Butler
Arizona Managing Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Cindy Dach
Cofounder & Board Member
Roosevelt Row CDC

Mike Ebert (Chair)
Managing Partner
RED Development

Paul Engler (Vice Chair)
Executive Vice President of Commercial Real Estate
Alliance Bank of Arizona

Kate Gallego
City of Phoenix

Joseph Gaudio (Treasurer)
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Jeff Guldner
APS/Pinnacle West

Derrick Hall
President & CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks

Diane Haller (Vice Chair & PCA Board Chair)
Quarles & Brady

Steve Moore
Visit Phoenix

Rick Naimark
Associate Vice President for Program Development Planning
Arizona State University

Michael Nowakowski
Councilmember District 7
City of Phoenix

Eva Olivas
Executive Director & CEO
Phoenix Revitalization Corporation

Quinn Tempest
Solopreneur & Downtown Phoenix Resident

Ken Van Winkle, Jr. (Secretary)
Managing Partner
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Don Whitmire
Vice President & Controller
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

Ed Zuercher
City Manager
City of Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix Inc. Investors