Gary Yaquinto was named President of Arizona Investment Council in December 2006. Prior to AIC, Mr. Yaquinto served as a member of Governor Janet Napolitano’s cabinet, serving as Budget Director. Previously, Mr. Yaquinto was Chief Economist, Arizona Attorney General’s Office. Between 1984 and 1997, Mr. Yaquinto served on the staff of the Arizona Corporation Commission where he was Director, Utilities Division for eight years. Mr. Yaquinto also served as Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs with a telecommunications company and has worked as an independent consultant in the areas of utility regulation, economic and demographic forecasting and public affairs. Gary also served as Chief Economist with the Arizona House of Representatives from 1977 to 1980. Mr. Yaquinto received B.S. and M.S degrees in Economics from Arizona State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.
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