“What it is we live for is the good opinion of our neighbors.”
– Mark Twain

Ray Artigue

Born & raised in Phoenix, Arizona, ‘Arti’ has, in turn, been raising Arizona ever since. As creating and strengthening ties that bind the community has long defined his Greater Purpose.

Career Highlight

Chief Marketing Officer for the NBA Phoenix Suns for 15 seasons.

A storied career punctuated by Hall of Fame awards from both the ASU College of Public Programs & the Cronkite School of Journalism. Recognition as a “Most Admired Leader” by the Phoenix Business Journal.

Career Highlight

Community service stints as past president of the Phoenix Thunderbirds & board member of the ASU Sun Angel Foundation.

Canonization as bona-fides for current role as founding partner of the Halo Project.

Eric Labas

Spent twenty awarded years as creative director of some of the biggest & best creative departments in town.

Career Highlight

Gave boxer Oscar De la Hoya nickname of ‘Golden Boy,’ today a $200M brand.

Followed by five rewarding years helping create, administer & communicate the ‘Circle K Cares’ CSR program. During which time the Arizona region boasted the company’s highest rate of charitable giving, its lowest employee turnover rate & accounted for 35% of all company revenue.

Career Highlight

The renovation & repurposing of a vacated Circle K store into a pediatric rehabilitation clinic in sterling service to hundreds of area families, and one tarnished corporate reputation.

Humble service as bona-fides for current role as founding partner of the Halo Project.