Richard Foreman serves as the President and CEO of the Arizona Business and Education Coalition. Foreman worked as the Director of Corporate Public Affairs for Southwest Gas Corporation for 28 years. Foreman also served 10 years as a board member for the Tempe Union High School District and four years for Great Hearts Academies. In addition, Foreman served on numerous task forces and educational entities via appointment by the Arizona Governor. Since the early 1990s, he chaired and co-chaired 11 school finance-campaign committees in Tempe. His experience also entails legislative and regulatory positions in the State of Arizona and Washington, D.C.