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 (DPP Board Chair)
Arizona Managing Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Cindy Dach
Cofounder & Board Member, Roosevelt Row CDC
Changing Hands Bookstore

Mike Ebert (Chair)
Managing Partner
RED Development

Paul Engler (Vice Chair & Treasurer)
Alliance Bank of Arizona

Hon. Kate Gallego
City of Phoenix

Heather Kane
UnitedHealthcare of Arizona & New Mexico

Daniel Froetscher
President & COO
APS/Pinnacle West

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

Derrick Hall
President & CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks

Steve Moore
President & CEO
Visit Phoenix

Rick Naimark
Associate Vice President for Program Planning
Arizona State University

Michael Nowakowski
Councilman, District 7
City of Phoenix

Eva Olivas
Executive Director & CEO
Phoenix Revitalization Corporation

Quinn Tempest
Entrepreneur/Speaker/Brand Strategist
Founder, Create Your PurposeĀ®

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

Ed Zuercher
City Manager
City of Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix Inc. Investors