(PHOENIX, AZ) -- The Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL) is proud to announce that Board Director Teresa Hayashi Wales was selected for the Scottsdale Leadership Core Program Class 31.
Teresa was chosen after a competitive application process for the nine month leadership program, selected with 40 other participants that represent a varied cross-section of the community in terms of professional and cultural backgrounds. Scottsdale Leadership is highly acclaimed at both the local and national levels. The National Community Leadership Association recognized Scottsdale Leadership as one of the top five leadership programs in the country.
Teresa Hayashi Wales is the Managing Partner at The Doyle Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Over the course of Teresa’s 20+ year career, she has successfully defended numerous individuals, general contractors, subcontractors, businesses, and municipalities in tort and contract litigation, primarily in the areas of general liability, construction defect, complex litigation, personal injury, and product liability.
Teresa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine in 1989, and her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law in 1992. She is licensed to practice law in the states of California and Arizona. Teresa is a proud member of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association, the Arizona Women’s Lawyer Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Construction law section of the Arizona Bar Association, and the Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders.
When not working, Teresa enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, running marathons and half marathons, and practicing yoga.
ACEL's vision is to be the proving ground for Asian American Professionals, forging leaders of tomorrow through professional development, cultural awareness, community service and mentorship. To learn more about our member benefits or if you would like to join the ACEL family, you can visit http://www.ACELphoenix.org