Guest Speaker: Elaine Ralls, Ph.D.


Elaine Ralls, Ph.D.


Elaine is the CEO of AIR Integrated, an ad agency where Analytics – Ideas – Results (AIR) drives the mission of delivering measureable results. AIR’s unique marketing technology captures insights from customer and market data that have helped build powerful brands such as BlueCross Blue Shield, Hershey, APS Energy, The Four Seasons, Delta Dental and the Better Business Bureau.  She has personally grown businesses in healthcare, franchise operations, trade schools, real estate and finance; and her businesses have been acquired by major industry leaders such as NovaCare and McKesson. In 2007 Elaine was an organizer of Bank 1440, and as vice chairman, she lead Bank 1440 through a merger in 2014 with Bank 34 of New Mexico.   In addition to being a founding member of Women President’s Organization in Arizona, she is currently on the boards of Bank 34, The Better Business Bureau and the Metropolitan Phoenix Boys and Girls Clubs.  Elaine is a sought after speaker on branding and growth strategies, has been dubbed a serial entrepreneur by BIZ AZ Magazine, and lives her personal philosophy of OneBigLife.  She has an MBA from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s School of Entrepreneurship.