April 14th – CEO Roundtable featuring Paul Volpe

Please join Tucson Young Professionals and United Way Young Leaders Society members and listen to Paul Volpe, Partner at NOVA HOME LOANS

About CEO Roundtable: 

Through a partnership with Tucson Young Professionals and United Way’s Young Leaders Society we are holding monthly CEO Roundtable events as an avenue of professional development for our members.

We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30-35 minutes about their story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on their journey to becoming a successful leader.

The atmosphere is casual and conversational.


Every loan officer will tell you they provide the “best” customer service; but in this case it’s a guarantee rather than a just a catch phrase. Following graduation from U of A in 2001, Paul was mentored by his brother, Jon, CEO of NOVA HOME LOANS who, since 2001, ranked five times as America’s #1 Loan Originator by Mortgage Originator Magazine, Broker Magazine, and Origination News. Paul served as the Volpe Team’s “right hand” during those years. He soon achieved his own mark of success in the mortgage industry by thinking “outside the box” with difficult-to-place loans that other lenders simply couldn’t put together. In 2013, Paul ranked #1 nationally and has been #1 in Arizona for the last several years. In addition to his business acumen, Paul is one of the nicest and most engaging financial problem solvers you will ever meet. He is a person you can imagine referring all your clients to with total confidence. When asked about the most essential ingredient in his transaction with clients, Paul names “integrity” as the single most important gift he can offer his clients in representing their needs. Paul now manages the Volpe Team with ease and has maintained the standard established by Jon to under promise and over deliver.

See more at: http://www.novahomeloans.com/The-Volpe-Team/loan-officers/

Special Thanks to our Sponsor, Citi!



March 10th CEO Roundtable featuring Edmund Marquez

Please join the Tucson Young Professionals and Young Leaders Society and hear Edmund Marquez, Owner of three Allstate Agencies in Tucson, share his story of growing up in Tucson (he’s a native Tucsonan) and becoming a leader in our community.

Edmund Marquez owns three Allstate Insurance Agencies in Tucson, Arizona. He is the largest captive insurance agency in Southern Arizona, and the second largest Hispanic-owned Allstate agency in the U.S. Edmund was born and raised in Tucson AZ, attended Sabino High School, and earned a Bachelors in Communications from the University of Arizona. He currently serves on eight Boards of Directors, including the Metro YMCA, Pima Community College Foundation, and more. He is also a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council (SALC) and the Davis Monthan AFB 50. Edmund was named the Businessman of the Year in 2004 by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber, and awarded the Breath of Life Award in 2012 by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Edmund was inducted into the Sabino High School Hall of Fame and the Pi Kappa Alpha Hall of Honor in 2013, and the YMCA Hall of Fame in 2014. Edmund is an avid cyclist with the Jim Click Racing Team, and is the emcee of numerous community events throughout the Tucson community.

Register on Eventbrite here!

Special Thanks to our Sponsor, Citi!

February 10th CEO Roundtable featuring Robert Campbell II

Please join the Tucson Young Professionals and Young Leaders Society and hear Robert Campbell, Partner at New York Life share his team building and leadership philosophy that has helped him get to where he is today.


Robert “Rob” Campbell joined The New York Life insurance company in 2007. He had a successful 4-year career as a financial advisor. During this time he received recognition by qualifying in 2011 as an MDRT producer. This achievement recognizes that Mr. Campbell was in the top 3% of producers in his industry world-wide. In 2011 Mr. Campbell made the decision to transition into a leadership position with his firm as a Partner. He did this in order to pursue his passion for leadership and team building. He has received numerous awards including being recognized as the Top Partner of the Pacific Zone of New York Life for the last two consecutive years, and being a three-time recipient of the prestigious Career Commitment Award. Mr. Campbell is passionate about serving his community and has served on many boards. He has received recognition as a community leader by being named to the 2012 class of Tucson’s 40 under 40, and the 2014 Tucson Up and Comers. Mr. Campbell believes in and practices what he calls growth based leadership. This is a values based leadership model which moves emphasis away from the more traditional metric and goals based systems. Instead the highest value is placed on the continuous incremental growth of the individual. He believes that by making this paradigm shift leaders are able to unlock the fullest potential of themselves and the teams they lead.

Register on Eventbrite Here. 

Special Thanks to our Sponsor, Citi!

January CEO Roundtable featuring David Cohen

Please join Tucson Young Professionals and United Way Young Leaders Society members and listen to David Cohen, Vice President at BeachFleischman

David Cohen is Executive Vice President at BeachFleischman PC, the largest CPA firm in Southern Arizona. He was previously employed with the international CPA firms of Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG) and Laventhol & Horwath. He has been in public accounting since 1981.

About BeachFleischman PC

Phoenix and Tucson Arizona (AZ) CPAs – BeachFleischman CPAs is based in Arizona and has offices in Phoenix and Tucson (Headquarters).  They are one of Arizona’s largest locally-owned CPA firms and a “Top 200? largest CPA firm in the U.S. They serve over 6,000 private enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and entrepreneurs in the US and Mexico, and provide accounting, assurance, tax and advisory services. They work closely with clients to help them save taxes, preserve wealth, mitigate risk, improve accountability, enhance profitability and support growth. They also have specialized industry expertise in the healthcare, real estate, construction, manufacturing, service and non-profit sectors. They passionately believe in the power of collaboration. Working together in pursuit of your success is their purpose and privilege. They deliver the best of both worlds with BeachFleischman: A firm with the resources to deliver on a global level combined with a service and community-minded approach of a local firm.

This event takes place on January 13th at 5:30pm. For tickets or more info, please click here. 


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