Dorie Morales is the CEO, Publisher and Editor in Chief of Green Living magazine, Arizona’s premiere eco-conscious lifestyle publication. The monthly publication aims to educate, inspire and empower readers to make eco-conscious choices for a healthy life and healthy planet.
A magazine veteran, Mrs. Morales has been in magazine publishing since 1997. She started at Apartment Guide magazine as a sales representative and was quickly promoted to publisher.
Mrs. Morales left Apartment Guide in 2004 to embark on a new business venture: partner in the start-up print publication Apartment Showcase. Three years later, at the height of Apartment Showcase’s success, The Apartment Finder purchased the magazine, and Mrs. Morales continued as publisher.
In 2010, Mrs. Morales partnered in her second start-up magazine, Green Living Magazine. The magazine was met with warm reception when it debuted, as it provided a functional and fun approach to leading a sustainable life, and continues to do so today.
Mrs. Morales is deeply rooted in the Phoenix “green scene.” She is involved in many organizations that focus on sustainability, including the Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Forward, Local First Arizona and USGBC Arizona.
Currently, she sits on the board of the Arizona Green Chamber, the USGBC Arizona chapter and the Phoenix Final Four sustainability committee. In previous years, she served on Arizona Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards committee, sat on the Central branch of the USGBC and was co-chair of the trade show, membership committee, associate member council, and Big Hearts for Little Hands committees of the Arizona Multi-housing Association.
Mrs. Morales received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Arizona in 1993.