PHOENIX, June 15, 2017University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions, in collaboration with the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, announced the appointment of Executive Dean Doris Savron to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Savron joins the board, made up of local business leaders, to support and fulfill a shared mission of supporting economic vitality and growth in the Greater Phoenix region.

“Partnering with local leaders whose experience spans industries is essential to understanding how we can best support those who live and work in the Greater Phoenix region,” said Doris Savron, executive dean for the University of Phoenix College of Health Professions. “By coming together and pooling our resources and knowledge, we have the opportunity to impact measurable, positive economic growth, and I look forward to the opportunity to work toward this important mission with my fellow board members.”

In her role, Savron will work with the board to focus on growing the Greater Phoenix region economy from within through the efforts of Phoenix Forward, the Chamber’s collaborative economic development initiative. She will also provide insight and guidance to the Chamber’s work in public policy, helping to grow the regional talent pool and support local businesses.

"Doris is a dynamic leader in Phoenix’s growing healthcare sector and we’re excited to welcome her to the Chamber’s Board of Directors," said Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. "Her two-plus decades of healthcare and education experience are vital assets to the board, and we look forward to collaborating with her and other valley leaders in the Greater Phoenix region.”

For more information about the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, visit phoenixchamber.com.

To learn more about the University of Phoenix College of Health Professions, visit www.phoenix.edu/chp.  

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.   

About University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions

University of Phoenix College of Health Professions offers leading-edge graduate, undergraduate, certificate, and non-degree programs aimed at preparing students to improve the quality of healthcare in their communities and the industry. The College of Health Professions is helping to ensure that today’s graduates can effectively tackle tomorrow’s healthcare challenges. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu/chp.

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help working adults move efficiently from education to careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant and engaging courses, and interactive learning can help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. As a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc., University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu.

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