OUR APPROACH IS SIMPLE:

Take A Principled, Aggressive Stand In Support Of Our Issues And Policies. Unlike Other Organizations In Arizona, The Free Enterprise Club Is Not Afraid To Stand Up To Powerful Politicians And Special Interest Groups That Want To Maintain The Status Quo.

OUR APPROACH IS SIMPLE:

Take A Principled, Aggressive Stand In Support Of Our Issues And Policies. Unlike Other Organizations In Arizona, The Free Enterprise Club Is Not Afraid To Stand Up To Powerful Politicians And Special Interest Groups That Want To Maintain The Status Quo.

THE CLUB’S POLICY GOALS

  • Reduce The Income And Property Tax Burden In Arizona
  • Oppose All Subsidies And Special Interest Carve-Outs In Our Tax Code
  • Support Regulatory Reform And Eliminate Burdensome Regulations
  • Promote Fiscal Discipline, Limited Government And A Balanced Budget
  • Support Consumer Choice And Freedom In Our Education And Health Care Systems
  • Reduce The Influence Of Public Sector Unions In The Political Process And Support Employee Rights

THE CLUB’S POLICY GOALS

  • Reduce The Income And Property Tax Burden In Arizona
  • Oppose All Subsidies And Special Interest Carve-Outs In Our Tax Code
  • Support Regulatory Reform And Eliminate Burdensome Regulations
  • Promote Fiscal Discipline, Limited Government And A Balanced Budget
  • Support Consumer Choice And Freedom In Our Education And Health Care Systems
  • Reduce The Influence Of Public Sector Unions In The Political Process And Support Employee Rights

ABOUT THE STAFF

SCOT MUSSI

President & Executive Director

Scot Mussi is President of The Arizona Free Enterprise Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting economic prosperity and a strong and vibrant arizona economy. Since it’s formation in 2005, The Club has achieved several policy victories on behalf of taxpayers and job creators, including substantial income tax cuts, a rollback of burdensome regulations and protections of our property rights and free speech.

Mr. Mussi joined The Arizona Free Enterprise Club in 2013, and was named President a year later. Prior to joining The Club, Scot worked for the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona and Founded Reliant Consulting, a political consulting firm.

Scot is an Arizona Native and graduated from Arizona State University in 2004.

ABOUT THE STAFF

SCOT MUSSI

President & Executive Director

Scot Mussi is President of The Arizona Free Enterprise Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting economic prosperity and a strong and vibrant arizona economy. Since it’s formation in 2005, The Club has achieved several policy victories on behalf of taxpayers and job creators, including substantial income tax cuts, a rollback of burdensome regulations and protections of our property rights and free speech.

Mr. Mussi joined The Arizona Free Enterprise Club in 2013, and was named President a year later. Prior to joining The Club, Scot worked for the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona and Founded Reliant Consulting, a political consulting firm.

Scot is an Arizona Native and graduated from Arizona State University in 2004.

AIMEE YENTES

Vice President

Aimee Yentes is a native-born Arizonan who grew up in Tempe and Gilbert, Arizona. She is a Graduate of Arizona State University, W.P Carey School of Business with a degree in Business Communications.

From 2006 to 2011, she and her mother owned and operated a local small business retail gift store in Gilbert. After enduring many market and regulatory challenges, the two of them started an organization in 2009 called The Gilbert Small Business Alliance to assist other small businesses with similar challenges.

From 2009 – 2015 The Gilbert Small business Alliance grew to over 600 members and helped dozens of small businesses navigate regulatory obstacles.

In 2014 Aimee left The Gilbert Small Business Alliance to work for County Supervisor Denny Barney where she did Constituent Services for his office at Maricopa County.

In 2015 Aimee was given the opportunity to work for The Arizona Free Enterprise Club to help craft and promote good pubic policy at the state level.  She serves as the Club’s Vice President.

She was also elected in 2018 to serve on the Town Council for the town of Gilbert.

Aimee lives with her husband Justin, 11 year old step daughter Kloe and 1 year old daughter Ivy in Gilbert!

AIMEE YENTES

Vice President

Aimee Yentes is a native-born Arizonan who grew up in Tempe and Gilbert, Arizona. She is a Graduate of Arizona State University, W.P Carey School of Business with a degree in Business Communications.

From 2006 to 2011, she and her mother owned and operated a local small business retail gift store in Gilbert. After enduring many market and regulatory challenges, the two of them started an organization in 2009 called The Gilbert Small Business Alliance to assist other small businesses with similar challenges.

From 2009 – 2015 The Gilbert Small business Alliance grew to over 600 members and helped dozens of small businesses navigate regulatory obstacles.

In 2014 Aimee left The Gilbert Small Business Alliance to work for County Supervisor Denny Barney where she did Constituent Services for his office at Maricopa County.

In 2015 Aimee was given the opportunity to work for The Arizona Free Enterprise Club to help craft and promote good pubic policy at the state level.  She serves as the Club’s Vice President.

She was also elected in 2018 to serve on the Town Council for the town of Gilbert.

Aimee lives with her husband Justin, 11 year old step daughter Kloe and 1 year old daughter Ivy in Gilbert!

DARLA GONZALEZ

Grassroots Director

Darla Gonzalez is the Grassroots Director for The Arizona Free Enterprise Club. Darla has worked in Grassroots for the last 25 years. This experience includes the political arena (both profit and non-profit) in Oregon and Arizona. Prior to working full-time in the Grassroots political arena, Darla worked as a Director of Administration for a large church in Phoenix. Darla is passionate about the U.S. Constitution and teaches people how they can participate in holding the government accountable, keeping Arizona Conservative and Free, removing barriers to their individual prosperity.

Darla, her husband and family moved to Chandler 16 years ago from Oregon. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Ottawa University. Darla is highly involved with community outreach with various ministries in the valley. She teaches U.S. Constitution and Genealogy, loves history, spending time with family and friends and authentic conversations.

To Join The Club and be a part of our Grassroots Network, email Darla at Grassroots@Azfree.Org

DARLA GONZALEZ

Grassroots Director

Darla Gonzalez is the Grassroots Director for The Arizona Free Enterprise Club. Darla has worked in Grassroots for the last 25 years. This experience includes the political arena (both profit and non-profit) in Oregon and Arizona. Prior to working full-time in the Grassroots political arena, Darla worked as a Director of Administration for a large church in Phoenix. Darla is passionate about the U.S. Constitution and teaches people how they can participate in holding the government accountable, keeping Arizona Conservative and Free, removing barriers to their individual prosperity.

Darla, her husband and family moved to Chandler 16 years ago from Oregon. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Ottawa University. Darla is highly involved with community outreach with various ministries in the valley. She teaches U.S. Constitution and Genealogy, loves history, spending time with family and friends and authentic conversations.

To Join The Club and be a part of our Grassroots Network, email Darla at Grassroots@Azfree.Org

GREG BLACKIE

Deputy Director of Policy

Greg Blackie is originally from Tennessee and moved to Arizona in 2016 to attend Arizona State University. He graduated from ASU in 2019 summa cum laude with a B.S in Political Science. During his last semester, Greg was a full-time policy intern at the Arizona House of Representatives for the Republican caucus.

Before joining the Club, Greg worked with small businesses in Scottsdale and northern Phoenix for the UPS Small Package SMB unit, followed by full time political tracking with America Rising where he covered many Arizona campaigns during the 2020 election cycle. 

GREG BLACKIE

Deputy Director of Policy

Greg Blackie is originally from Tennessee and moved to Arizona in 2016 to attend Arizona State University. He graduated from ASU in 2019 summa cum laude with a B.S in Political Science. During his last semester, Greg was a full-time policy intern at the Arizona House of Representatives for the Republican caucus.

Before joining the Club, Greg worked with small businesses in Scottsdale and northern Phoenix for the UPS Small Package SMB unit, followed by full time political tracking with America Rising where he covered many Arizona campaigns during the 2020 election cycle. 

MEMBER BOARD

DEAN RIESEN

ERIC CROWN

RANDY KENDRICK

DAN BROPHY