Ted Maxwell ~ Biography
Ted Maxwell joined the Southern Arizona Leadership Council (SALC) in April 2013. He assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2018.  The nearly 140 CEOs, business and community leaders of SALC are actively involved in creating a vibrant future for the Tucson region and state of Arizona by engaging the critical issues of education, infrastructure, healthcare, governance as well as supporting the innovation economy.  
Ted’s extensive leadership and command experience from nearly 34 years of military service have served him well in his role at SALC.  Ted retired as a Major General in 2018.  His final military position was as the Commander of the Arizona Air National Guard responsible for over 2700 airmen and three flying missions. He has over 4600 flying hours predominantly in the F-16. 
Ted was a 1984 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy earning a Bachelor’s of Science.  He received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in 2014. Ted was recently appointed by Governor Ducey to serve on the Arizona State Transportation Board.  Ted also serves on the Governor’s Water Augmentation, Innovation and Conservation Council.
Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for the Arizona Bowl, the U.S. Air Force Museum Foundation, the UA Applied Research Corporation and the Eller College National Board of Advisors.