Honoring Key Individuals & Corporations
"Meeting & Sustaining a Legacy of Service"

We're pleased to present our dinner sponsor, Wells Fargo for the year 2011, with President Pamela M. Conboy as our dinner chair. See below for a full biography of our honored individuals and corporations.

Mark Breen
Atlantic Development & Investments

Individual Honoree

Mark Breen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Development & Investments, Inc. Mark has more than 35 years of experience in the real estate industry and has been the developer and owner of affordable multi-family properties for more than 25 years. Mark is the 2011 recipient of the Greater Phoenix Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Individual Award in Excellence. Read more here

Corporate Honoree

The Sisters of Mercy came to Phoenix in 1892 to open a parish school. They were successful in that endeavor, but what affected them most deeply was the suffering of tuberculosis victims. Realizing the most pressing need of the community, the Sisters expanded their original mission and began fund-raising to be able to establish a sanitarium. Their efforts paid off. They collected enough money to rent a six-bedroom brick cottage at Fourth and Polk Streets in January of 1895. Read more here

St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center

Dinner Chair

Many company executives try to meet as many of their employees and customers as possible. But when you oversee 4,000 workers in 250 offices spread across a state as large as Arizona, that makes for a tall order. Yet that's what Pamela Conboy strives to do as Arizona Regional President for Wells Fargo, the state's banking leader in terms of deposits and employees. No wonder she devotes one day each week to branch visits from Chandler to Chinle, dropping by seven or eight offices in a day and talking with dozens of individuals, including customers. Read more here

Pamela M. Conboy
AZ Regional President, Wells Fargo


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