Martin L. Shultz
Martin L. Shultz serves on the care management and quality, corporate strategy, and finance committees
Shultz is vice president of Government Affairs for Pinnacle West Capital Corp. and Arizona Public Service, Pinnacle West's major electric utility subsidiary. Other subsidiaries include SunCor, a commercial and residential development subsidiary and El Dorado holdings.
Shultz has extensive experience in legislative and government affairs, corporate relations, business and strategic planning and an extensive community service resume spanning three decades. Prior to joining APS, he served as chief of staff to three Phoenix mayors, was a financial and tax consultant to the Arizona legislature, director of Sales and Marketing for the Phoenix Suns professional basketball franchise, and director of Education for Osborn School District in Phoenix.
He is also active in a wide variety of policy, community and religious boards and organizations including, but not limited to: leader of Governor Jane Hull’s Vision 21 Transportation Task force, co-chair of the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Finance Commission, Chairman of the Phoenix Community Alliance, chair of Arizona Regional Board of Anti-Defamation Society of Fellows, chair of Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates board of directors, and past chair of Arizona State University Alumni Association. He is affiliated with the Arizona and Greater Phoenix Chambers of Commerce and currently chairs the Arizona Bio Science Steering Committee.
Shultz is a graduate of Arizona State University with a master’s degree in Education and Business Administration. He has done additional graduate work at UCLA, ASU, and JFK School of Public Administration and Politics at Harvard University. He lives in Phoenix, is married to Linda, has two married daughters and four grandchildren. Shultz is the 2008 Man of the Year for Arizona.