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City of Scottsdale Police Chief Jeff Walther hosts a community chat to answer questions from the Scottsdale Arizona community. Each episode will feature a special guest from the community. Have a question for Chief? Send it to one of our social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @ScottsdalePD read less

Human Trafficking what is being done and how you can help!
Dec 28 2022
Human Trafficking what is being done and how you can help!
Human Trafficking is a growing danger in Arizona and it could be going on right next to you. Join Chief Walther and Sgt Quon as they talk to a panel of experts on this important topic.Lissa Druss, Cav., OSI Founder + CEOhttps://www.teamstrategia.com/For more than 30 years, Lissa has established a powerful reputation– from Los Angeles to Chicago and New York – as a highly seasoned communications strategist, crisis management leader, nine-time Emmy award-winning television journalist, media consultant, guest lecturer, and tireless client advisor. In addition to leading the Strategia team, she is counseling clients on issues at the intersection of government affairs and lobbying, crisis communications, municipal relations, media relations/training, corporate communications, internal/external communications strategy and social media.During her eight years with Serafin & Associates, Lissa’s clients included large and small corporations, celebrities, municipalities and law enforcement agencies across the United States and, in some cases, the world. She spent 13+ years with CBS Television both in Chicago and Los Angeles before capping her television career as the executive producer launching the Comcast SportsNet network in Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, and New York, winning the 2009 Chicago Journalism Award in Sports. She has written and produced for news, entertainment and sports. During the 1990s, she covered headline stories including the Persian Gulf War, the Oklahoma City bombing, the O.J. Simpson murder trial, and the Chicago Bulls championships.  Lissa is the recipient of the National 2019 Professional Women in Advocacy Award and the 2016 Filipo Mazzei Award for Excellence in Public Affairs. In 2018, she received one of the highest honors from the Italian government: induction as a Cavaliere dell’ Ordine della Stella d’Italia, or Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy. Bestowed upon her by the President of the Italian Republic, His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, this honor is a direct result of her deep commitment to championing the Italian culture and supporting the Italian American community in the Chicagoland area.Lissa guest lectures and is a regular contributor on television and radio stations, offering a front-line analysis and perspective on many types of crises and public affairs priorities. She is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Jarrett Payton Foundation and serves on the board of Milan – Chicago Sister Cities International. Lissa is also Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Get Growing Foundation. She is on the engagement committee of The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii Italian American church and is a member of the National Italian American Foundation. Lissa is also an active alumna of her alma mater, the University of Arizona.Tim Roemer Director, Arizona Department of Homeland Securityhttps://azdohs.gov/Tim Roemer was appointed by Governor Ducey as the Director of the Arizona Department of Homeland Security in April of 2021. Director Roemer also serves as the State’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), managing cybersecurity for the State of Arizona. In his role, Director Roemer advises the Governor on a wide range of topics including cybersecurity, border security, and counterterrorism. As State CISO, Director Roemer leads the State’s cybersecurity team, sets cybersecurity strategy, and defends the State against evolving cyber attacks that threaten our citizens' data and Arizona’s critical infrastructure.Prior to his appointment, Director Roemer served the State of Arizona in a variety of leadership roles including four years in a dual role as the Governor’s Public Safety Advisor and Deputy
Jon Rosenberg: Co-founder of Scottsdale based LevRose Commercial Real Estate
Aug 6 2021
Jon Rosenberg: Co-founder of Scottsdale based LevRose Commercial Real Estate
Special Guest: Jon Rosenberg, co-founder of LevRose Commercial Real Estate which is based in Scottsdale. Originally from New York,  Jon grew up in Scottsdale and is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson. With a background in both commercial brokerage and property management, Jon co-founded LevRose Commercial Real Estate (www.levrose.com) in 1992 with Robert Levine and MODE Real Estate Management Services (www.modecommercial.com), a commercial property management firm in 2008.  Under his leadership, LevRose is a four time honoree as one of the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S.  LevRose has consistently been named one of the Business Journal’s “Top 25 Commercial Brokerage Firms”, is a multi-year recipient of Costar Groups “Power Broker” Award and in 2020 was named the “#1 Commercial Brokerage Firm” by Ranking Arizona Magazine.Jon has served on the board and as an active member of Arizona Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and is on the Board of Directors of TCN Worldwide, an international alliance of commercial real estate firms of which LevRose is the Arizona affiliate. He recently served on the Board of the Arizona Small Business Associate (ASBA) and gives time to serve on committees for the City of Scottsdale, the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix,  the University of Arizona Mentorship Society and helps mentor numerous up and coming Entrepreneurs’ in Arizona.Jon was recently recognized by AZRE Magazine as One of the “Top People to Know in Commercial Real Estate”.  He has been a featured guest on the PBS television show “Arizona Horizons” as well as interviews on numerous podcasts, GlobeStreet.com, the Arizona Republic and the Phoenix Business Journal.He and his wife Debbie have two daughters, Danielle and Jessica, who were born and raised in Scottsdale. Facebook: @LevRoseRE Instagram: @levrosecre