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Ioanna T. Morfessis, Ph.D.


Dr. Ioanna Morfessis is President and Chief Strategist of IO.INC, a visionary consulting practice that delivers strategies and solutions to help organizations, companies, and communities grow and succeed.  Her clients include global corporations, small enterprises, higher educational institutions, and cities, regions, and states across the U.S. and world.

Dr. Morfessis served as Chairman of the International Economic Development Council, is an Honorary Lifetime Member, and received its Lifetime Excellence and Achievement Award in 2011. She was named as the Maricopa Community College Foundation’s 2017 Hero of Education and as one of Arizona’s most influential women by Arizona Business Magazine in 2015. She also was honored by the Arizona Centennial Legacy Project in 2012 as one of the state's 48 most intriguing women for her enduring contributions to Arizona's economy and quality of life.

Currently, she serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Academic Decathlon and the Maricopa Community Foundation. 

Dr. Morfessis holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University, a Master's of Public Administration from George Washington University, and a Bachelor's in Political Science from American University.


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