2016-2017 Chairman of the Board

Michael Hecomovich, Founder of Global Marketing Services

Michael Hecomovich first joined the Fiesta Bowl Organization as a volunteer in 1990. He became a member of the Yellow Jacket Committee in 1998 and was elected to the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors in 2009. With more than 30 years of progressive business experience ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small start-up ventures, he has been involved in the start-up and growth of 11 different companies. Hecomovich was the Founder and Chairman/CEO of Global Marketing Services, the exclusive sales and marketing organization that represented IBM Printing Supplies in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for 10 years.

Hecomovich holds a BS in engineering from the United States Naval Academy and received his MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. A life member of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and the Naval Academy Class of ’71 Board of Trustees, Hecomovich was honorably discharged from the United States Navy in 1976. He is a member of Honor Societies for International Studies, Modern Languages and World Business, and he serves on the Board of Trustees for the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Hecomovich was the first Chairman of the Board for American Solutions for Winning the Future. He and his wife, Sandy, reside in Paradise Valley.