Ted Maxwell

President/CEO Southern Arizona Leadership Council

Ted Maxwell joined the Southern Arizona Leadership Council (SALC) in April 2013. The nearly 140 CEOs, business, and community leaders of SALC are actively involved in creating a vibrant future for Tucson and the state of Arizona by engaging the critical issues of education, infrastructure, healthcare, governance as well as economic growth and innovation.

Ted’s extensive leadership and command experience from nearly 34 years of military service have served him well in his role at SALC. Ted retired as a Major General in 2018.

Ted was a 1984 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy earning a Bachelor of Science. He received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in 2014. He serves on the Boards of Directors for the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl, the U.S. Air Force Museum Foundation, and the UA Applied Research Corporation. Ted also serves on the Governor’s Water Augmentation, Innovation, and Conservation Council.