We are

Greater Phoenix

Redefining business and culture


Our Team

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council team works collaboratively to support expansion and relocation projects for companies considering Greater Phoenix. From our dedicated Business Development team, to our expert Research and Strategy team, to our support staff, we are prepared to support companies exploring the region.

By The Numbers

0+ Years of Combined Economic Development Experience
0 Collective Years Lived in the Greater Phoenix Region
0 Pounds of Coffee Consumed Per Year

Executive Office

Chris Camacho

President & CEO

Margery Brown

Chief Operating Officer

Sarah Huebinger

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Business Development

Brad Smidt

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Stephane Frijia

Senior Vice President, Global Investment

Mitchel Allen

Vice President, Business Development, Industrial

Allison Gilbreath

Vice President, Business Development

Ruth Soberanes

Director, Trade & Investment

Thomas Maynard

Director, Business Development

Darryn Jones

Director, Business Development

Bryan Smith

Business Development Manager

Mark Stimpfig

Development Director - London

Research & Strategy

Maureen Howell

Vice President, Research & Strategy

Breann Preston

Director, Strategic Research

Amanda Straight

Director, Market Research

Albert Stanton

Senior Data Analyst

Carlos Ortega

Research Analyst


Colleen Schwab

Vice President, Marketing

Stefanie Carson

Senior Graphic Designer & Photographer

Aubrey Badger

Marketing Manager

Jeanie Pham

Social Engagement Coordinator

Communications & Engagement

Michelle Kauk

Senior VP, Communications & Public Affairs

Tim Bourcet

Community Engagement Director

Tiffany Skall

Strategic Engagement Manager


Martha Miner

Senior Director, Operations

Kendra Rhodes

Office Manager

Dorothee Nygren

Office Administrator

Interested in joining a dynamic team of economic development professionals? See GPEC’s current openings below or contact hr@gpec.org

Research & Strategy Internship

Assist the research and strategy department in providing in-depth research and analysis for the organization.

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Marketing & Promotions Internship

Assist the marketing department in content creation, event support, social media management and strategy.

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