Not Just Whiskey Row

August 14, 2017

Not too many organizations can claim that one of its members is home to the College of Security and Intelligence, which trains professionals — cyber and otherwise — to work at the national and international level. And not too many cities can claim it’s home to this college.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott is one of the newest members of the Arizona Technology Council (and, actually, there is no other institution like its college in the nation). Another new member, the City of Prescott, is the base for the western campus of the world-renowned aeronautical university. These new relationships actually signal an effort by the Council to build a member base in a city that perhaps is best known for tourism.

“Prescott has a great university in Embry-Riddle, a great community college in Yavapai College, lots of smart people and a desirable quality of life,” says Steven G. Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council. “We want to help the Prescott area grow the number of technology companies — our future members — that call that area home.”

Read the rest of the article by Don Rodriguez at this link.