Attracting Life Science Companies and Talent to Arizona

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Date(s) - 16 Mar 2021 until 16 Mar 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Attracting Life Science Companies and Talent to Arizona

Tuesday March 16th, 2021   08:00 – 09:00 AM

Featured speakers:

  • Cameron Robb, Vice President, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
  • David W. Welsh, Executive Vice President, SunCorridor Inc.

Join us for a discussion about the formal programs in place to promote Arizona as a major bioscience center of excellence, as well as the benefit programs for recruiting companies, talent and their spouses.  

Hosted by AZBio


About Our Speakers:

Cameron Robb

Vice President, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

Cameron Robb currently serves as Vice President of Business Development. She is responsible for supporting new company relocation and expansion to the region. She is focused on being a connection point for healthcare and MedTech companies looking to establish their brand and scale in a robust healthcare & bioscience ecosystem. This includes supporting regional initiatives under the GPEC Healthcare Innovation Council. Cameron also specializes in providing market analysis and site-selection assistance for industrial clients evaluating the region to increase manufacturing and distribution operations.

Cameron served 17 years of her career in higher education and previously served as the associate director for Employer Relations at ASU. She connected Fortune 500 employers with student and graduate talent through Career Services. Additionally, she managed a high-performing team responsible for all recruitment and engagement events across 55+ majors and programs, as well as a comprehensive Alumni & Professional Mentorship program with over 1,500 members at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Cameron’s success was built on the enhancement of collaborative public and private partnerships in support of talent management across all levels of industry.


David W. Welsh

Executive Vice President, SunCorridor Inc.

As Executive Vice President David oversees of a wide range of economic development programs and projects including the recruitment, retention, and expansion of businesses as well as government relations and policy development.

David joined Sun Corridor Inc. in 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in economic development and business advocacy.  His previous positions include Director of Economic Development for the Town of Oro Valley, CEO/President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson, and founding Executive Director of the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). In addition, David serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Business Development Finance Corporation and Visit Tucson.