Honoring Key Individuals & Corporations
"Opening Doors to Empowerment"

We're pleased to present our dinner sponsor, Atlantic Development and Investments, Inc., for the year 2010, with Steve Rizley as our dinner chair. See below for a full biography of our honored individuals and corporations.

Dr. Warren H. Stewart Sr.
First Institutional Baptist Church

Individual Honoree

Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr., is a native of Coffeyville, Kansas where he was reared in a Christian family and African-American Church environment. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at the age of 16 and preached his Trail Sermon at the age of 17. He is married to the Rev. Karen E. (Curry) Stewart and they are the parents of a blended family of five sons, Warren, Jr., Matthew, Jared, Justin, Aaron and two daughters, Jamila Imani and Jessica Elizabeth Curry. Read more here

Corporate Honoree

As one of the nation's largest public power utilities, SRP provides reliable, reasonably priced electricity and water to more than 2 million people in Central Arizona. Read more here

Salt River Project

Dinner Chair

Mr. Steve Rizley serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cox Cable Oklahoma City, Inc. Mr. Rizley is the owner of the 99 Ranch in Southeastern Arizona. Until December 2014, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cox Communications Southwest Region. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cox Arizona. Prior to joining Cox Communications in 1995 as General Manager of Cox Media Arizona. Read more here

Steve Rizley
Sr. VP & GM, Cox, SW Region


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