For over three decades, Tempe Leadership has played a key role in bringing active, engaged community members together to effect positive and lasting change in the Tempe community.

Our Mission

The mission of Tempe Leadership is to attract, develop, educate, and empower individuals through our Adult and Youth leadership programs and to make a positive impact in the community through our Tempe Cares and Alumni Programs.

Our Values

Maintain an environment of trust and integrity

Be a good citizen in the community and industry

Strive continually for innovation, quality and continuous improvement

Avoid conflict of interest

Be environmentally responsible

Be economically responsible

Be socially responsible


“I believe very firmly that Tempe Leadership is the catalyst to making sure that people are ready to be in leadership positions.”
Michael Hughes
President & Executive Director, A New Leaf

“It’s the relationships that you form.”
Neil Giuliano,
Class 1 & former Tempe Mayor