Events for June 2024

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About this event

Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community. We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30 – 35 minutes about their lessons and advice for professional growth and community impact.


  • TYP Members – Free
  • $20 Community Members


  • 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Networking and Appetizers
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm CEO Speaker talk + Q&A

About Our Speaker

Austin Wright currently serves as the Chief Communications Officer for the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) operator of the Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). In his role he leads the Air Service Development, Marketing, and Communications teams. In addition, he serves as an airline and legislative liaison in his role.  Prior to joining the TAA, he spent 12 years at Southwest Airlines serving multiple senior management roles, including leading nearly 1200 Customer Service and Operations employees at their largest hub in Chicago, IL (MDW).  In addition, he served as the General Manager for their operations in Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT).

Wright is actively involved in the community serving on the Board of Directors for Visit Tucson, and a participant in the tourism subcommittee for the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AZLTA).

In his free time, he serves on his local communities HOA Board of Directors and enjoys international travel.

Thank you Talent Store for sponsoring this event!

What is TYP?

Tucson Young Professionals is a group of young business and community leaders focused on creating an innovative, prosperous and inclusive Greater Tucson for young professionals. Together we create a voice to help impact the development and growth of Tucson. Welcoming ages 21-45.

Learn more on our website and connect with us @tucsonyoungprofessionals on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.