Jack Lunsford

The Lunsford Group

Jack Lunsford, The Lunsford GroupJack W. Lunsford is President of The Lunsford Group, specializing in public affairs and government relations, business and economic development, and municipal procurement and zoning. Most recently he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Arizona Community College Coordinating Council, a leadership consortium, where he represented the ten community college districts statewide.

A Phoenix native, Jack has more than 40 years’ experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors as a co-founder, 1st chairman, and President/CEO of WESTMARC; as founding Director of the Office of Government Relations and External Affairs for the Maricopa Community Colleges, and as a banker and radio station executive. Jack is the former Coconino County Assessor (youngest in state history) and has served as a member of the West-MEC governing board (a Maricopa County JTED district). He has served as an elected/appointed leader of more than 40 national, state, and local boards, commissions, committees, and task forces on issues ranging from education to transportation and from taxation to governance.

In addition to the Rodel Foundations Advisory Council, Jack currently serves as Chair of the Arizona Investment Council, as a member of the Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee, and as a board member of the Arizona Small Business and Arizona Highway Users Associations.