About Us

Our Mission
Global Ties Arizona builds and strengthens relationships between its members, businesses and nations through international exchange and educational programs.
Phone : 480-945-7750
Address : 3295 N. Drinkwater Blvd. Suite 9, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Board of Directors

Name Office
Girish Patel Chairman
Dan Schweiker Treasurer
Pallav Acharya  
Kristin Allen  
Kyle Moyer  
Michael Patterson  
Ruth Soberanes  

Corporate Directors

Name Company/Position
Lori Taitano Salt River Project
Kathryn Howard Maricopa County Community College District
ExOfficio/Advisory Board
Vice Mayor Suzanne Klapp City of Scottsdale
Councilman Christopher Glover City of Mesa
Ambassador Sharon Wilkinson  
Bernard Otremba-Blanc Consul Emeritus of Germany


Wendy Anderton
Email:  wendy@globaltiesarizona.org
Mobile:  602-531-0553

We are a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, and we offer our members benefits from WACA.  

World Affairs Councils of America