Arizona Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Arizona Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

  • Capital: Phoenix
  • Population (2017 Est.): 7,016,270
  • Largest Cities (2017): Phoenix, 1,626,078; Tucson, 535,677; Mesa, 496,401; Chandler, 253,458; Scottsdale, 249,950; Glendale, 246,709
  • Targeted Industries: Technology & Innovation,Bioscience & Healthcare, Business & Financial Services, Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense
  • Key Incentives: Private Activity Bonds, Healthy Forest Enterprise Incentives, Arizona Innovation Challenge, Commercial & Industrial Solar Tax Credit, Angel Investment Tax Credit, Computer Data Center Tax Exemptions, Qualified Facility Tax Credits, Quality Jobs Tax Credit, Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit, FTZ, MRZ, R&D Tax Credit, Sales Tax Exemptions
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $319.9 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Arizona Commerce Authority

Kevin Sullivan
Senior Vice President, Business Attraction
100 North 7th Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-845-1261
[email protected]
www.azcommerce.com


Utility Listings

Arizona Public Service Co.

David Bentler
Manager, Economic Development
P.O. Box 53999
Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999
602-250-3613
[email protected]
www.aps.com

Salt River Project

Caryn Gose
Economic Development Project Manager
1521 North Project Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281-1298
602-236-2192
[email protected]
www.powertogrowphx.com

Tucson Electric Power Company

Larry Lucero
Senior Director, Government Relations
HQE505, 88 East Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85701
520-571-4000
[email protected]
www.tep.com


Regional Listings

Ak-Chin Indian Community/Santa Cruz Commerce Center

Robin Reynolds
Marketing Consultant
42507 West Peters & Nall Road
Maricopa, AZ 85138
520-568-3246
[email protected]
www.leaseakchin.com

Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF)

Mignonne Hollis
Executive Director
750 East Bartow Drive, Suite 16
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
520-458-6948
[email protected]
www.aredf.org

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Brad Smidt
Senior Vice President, Business Development
2 North Central Avenue, Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-689-7451
[email protected]
www.gpec.org

Real AZ Corridor

Hunter Moore
Coordinator
P.O. Box 158
Taylor, AZ 85939
928-254-2387
[email protected]
www.realazcorridor.com

Southeast Arizona Economic Development Group (SAEDG)

George Scott
Executive Director
168 East 4th Street
Benson, AZ 85602
520-265-6058
[email protected]
www.saedg.org

Sun Corridor Inc.

Joe Snell
President & CEO
1985 East River Road, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85718
520-243-1900
[email protected]
www.suncorridorinc.com

University of Arizona Science & Technology Park

Edward James
Business Development Associate & Research Assistant
9070 South Rita Road, Suite 1750
Tucson, AZ 85747
520-382-2490
[email protected]
https://techparks.arizona.edu/


County Listings

Apache County Community Development

Devin Brown
Director
75 West Cleveland, P.O. Box 238
St. Johns, AZ 85936
928-337-7526
[email protected]
www.co.apache.az.us

Industrial Development Authority of the County of Pima

Michael A. Slania, Esq.
Russo, Russo & Slania, P.C.
6700 North Oracle Road, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85704
520-529-1515
[email protected]
www.pimaida.com

La Paz Economic Development Corporation

Vincent (Skip) Becker
President
1217 California Avenue
Parker, AZ 85344
928-669-8272
[email protected]
www.lapazedc.com

Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority

Shelby Scharbach
Executive Director
301 West Jefferson, Room 960
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-506-1888
[email protected]
www.mcida.com

Mohave County Economic Development

Tami Ursenbach
Director
3250 East Kino Avenue
Kingman, AZ 86409
928-757-0960
[email protected]
www.mohavedevelopment.org

Navajo County Economic Development

Paul Watson
Economic & Workforce Development Director
100 East Code Talkers Drive, South Highway 77, P.O. Box 668
Holbrook, AZ 86025
928-524-4000
[email protected]
www.navajocountyaz.gov

Nogales Community Development

Nils Urman
Executive Director
250 North Grand Avenue, P.O. Box 421
Nogales, AZ 85621
520-397-9219
[email protected]
www.nogalescdc.org

Pinal County Economic Development

Tim Kanavel
Economic Development Manager
31 North Pinal Street, P.O. Box 827
Florence, AZ 85132
520-866-6664
[email protected]
www.pinalcountyaz.gov

Santa Cruz County Community Development

Frank Dillon
Director
275 Rio Rico Drive
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
520-375-7930
[email protected]
www.santacruzcountyaz.gov

Santa Cruz County Workforce Development

Mauricio A. Chavez
Director
610 North Morley Avenue
Nogales, AZ 85621
520-375-7670
[email protected]
www.santacruzonestop.org


City Listings

Chandler Economic Development Division

Micah Miranda
Director
175 South Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ 85225
480-782-3035
[email protected]
www.chandleraz.gov

City of Douglas Economic Development

Dawn Prince
Deputy City Manager
425 East 10th Street
Douglas, AZ 85607
520-417-7317
[email protected]
www.douglasaz.gov

City of Flagstaff

John Saltonstall
Business Retention & Expansion Manager
211 West Aspen Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-213-2966
[email protected]
www.chooseflagstaff.com

City of Glendale

Brian Friedman
Director, Economic Development
5850 West Glendale Avenue, Suite 217
Glendale, AZ 85301
623-930-2984
[email protected]
www.glendaleaz.com

City of Goodyear

Lori M. Gary, CEcD
Economic Development Director
14455 West Van Buren Street, Suite D102
Goodyear, AZ 85338
623-932-3025
[email protected]
developgoodyearaz.com

City of Kingman

Gary Kellogg
Planning & Economic Development Director
310 North Fourth Street
Kingman, AZ 86401
928-753-8130
[email protected]
www.cityofkingman.gov

City of Maricopa

Denyse Airheart
Director of Economic Development
39700 West Civic Center Plaza
Maricopa, AZ 85138
520-316-6990
[email protected]
www.maricopamatters.com

City of Mesa Office of Economic Development

William J. Jabjiniak
Economic Development Director
20 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
480-644-3561
[email protected]
www.selectmesa.com

City of Peoria Economic Development Services

Rick Buss
Director
9875 North 85th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-773-5219
[email protected]
www.peoriaed.com

City of Phoenix Community & Economic Development

Christine Mackay
Director
200 West Washington Street, 20th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-534-9049
[email protected]
www.phoenix.gov

City of Scottsdale Economic Development

Rob Millar, CEcD
Acting Economic Development Director
7447 East Indian School Road, Suite 301
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-312-7989
[email protected]
www.choosescottsdale.com

City of Show Low

Steve North
Business Development Coordinator
180 North 9th Street
Show Low, AZ 85901
928-532-4124
[email protected]
www.ci.show-low.az.us

City of Sierra Vista

Tony Boone
Economic Development Manager
1011 North Coronado Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
520-439-2184
[email protected]
www.sierravistaaz.gov

City of Surprise Economic Development

Jeanine Jerkovic
Director
16000 North Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374
623-222-3327
[email protected]
www.surpriseaz.com

City of Tempe Economic Development Department

Donna Kennedy
Economic Development Director
31 East Fifth Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-858-2395
[email protected]
www.tempe.gov

City of Tucson

Barbra Coffee, CEcD, EDFP
Economic Initiatives Director
City Hall 5W, 255 West Alameda
Tucson, AZ 85701
520-837-4069
[email protected]
www.tucsonaz.gov

City of Winslow Economic Development

Paul Ferris
Community Development Director
21 North Williamson Avenue
Winslow, AZ 86047
928-289-1415
[email protected]
www.winslowaz.gov

Downtown Phoenix Partnership

Dan Klocke
Vice President of Development
1 East Washingtnon Street, Suite 230
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-254-8696
[email protected]
www.dtphx.org

Gilbert Office of Economic Development

Dan Henderson, CEcD
Director
90 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
480-503-6891
[email protected]
www.gilbertaz.gov

Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce

Tianna Holder
Executive Director
1360 North Broad Street
Globe, AZ 85501
928-425-4495
[email protected]
www.globemiamichamber.com

Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation

Julie Engel
President & CEO
899 East Plaza Circle, Suite 2
Yuma, AZ 85365
928-782-7774
[email protected]
www.greateryuma.org

Grow Buckeye

David Roderique
Economic Development Director
530 East Monroe Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
623-349-6971
[email protected]
www.growbuckeye.com

Lake Havasu City Partnership for Economic Development

James Gray
Executive Director
314 London Bridge Road
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
928-505-7333
[email protected]
www.lakehavasu.org

Oro Valley Economic Development

Margie Adler
Economic Development Specialist
11000 North La Cañada Drive
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
520-229-4758
[email protected]
www.orovalleyaz.gov

Prescott Department of Economic Development

Wendy Bridges
Economic Development Coordinator
201 South Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ 86303
928-777-1204
[email protected]
www.cityofprescott.net

Prescott Valley Economic Development Foundation

Mike. R. Paredes, M.Ed.
Executive Director
7120 East Pav Way, Suite 106
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
928-775-0032
[email protected]
www.pvedf.com

Town of Sahuarita

Victor Gonzalez
Economic Development Manager
375 West Sahuarita Center Way
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
520-822-8817
[email protected]
www.sahuaritaaz.gov

Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce

Julie Brooks
Executive Director
216 North Frontier Street
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
928-684-5479
[email protected]
www.wickenburgchamber.com; www.outwickenburgway.com