Emily Anne Gullickson, J.D., M.Ed.

Chief Executive Officer | Arizona Chamber Foundation
Executive Director | A for Arizona

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Fun Fact

Emily Anne was the president of the sorority system at St. Lawrence University.

Emily Anne is the Chief Executive Officer at the Arizona Chamber Foundation and also serves as co-founder and Executive Director of A for Arizona.

Emily Anne has played a leading role in growing the Foundation from a two-person research shop into a thriving non-profit with over two dozen employees and three major initiatives including A for Arizona, Chamber Business News, and the Arizona Industry Fellows. Under Emily Anne’s direction, the Foundation has published critical policy briefs and research on topics dedicated to expanding economic opportunity in Arizona such as water, trade, education, health care, and tax reform.

At A for Arizona, Emily Anne has designed, implemented, and facilitated first-of-their-kind initiatives and solutions to rapidly increase the number of low-income students attending Arizona’s top-performing schools. Today she leads her staff and countless community partners committed to ensuring that all students, no matter their background, have access to a quality public school.

Using her experience as an educator, legal advocate, and policy leader, Emily Anne is devoted to changing the narrative of what’s possible for Arizona. She currently leads as the inaugural Arizona Alumni Leadership Board President and Arizona State University Recruitment Alumni Board Member for Teach For America – Phoenix. Emily Anne also serves as Vice President of Membership Initiatives and Executive Board Member of the Grand Canyon Council Boy Scouts of America. She was a member of the Fall 2018 AEI Leadership Institute and is a current leader in the PIE Network Leadership Institute.

Emily Anne holds a bachelor of arts degree from St. Lawrence University, a master in elementary education and leadership from Arizona State University, and earned her juris doctor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. In 2017, Emily Anne was recognized as an ATHENA Young Professional Award Nominee by the Greater Phoenix Chamber.