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What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Andrew Kimball

What is your first and last name?
Andrew Kimball

How old are you?
30

What current city do you reside in?
Chandler

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?
Two years

Did you grow up in Arizona?
No

Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?
San Clemente, CA. I’ve visited and traveled much of Arizona throughout my entire life and it has never ceased to amaze me. It was only a matter of time before I’d become a Basinonian!

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?
California State University, Fullerton, Mihaylo School of Business and Economics.

Where do you currently work and what is your title?
I hang my hat at Cresa as an Advisor.

What is your job industry?
Commercial Real Estate.

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?
Taking my family to local festivals and other community driven events is by far the most prominent weekend activity.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why?
Payson and other North, North East towns. There isn’t much that compares to driving on a highway and watching the landscape change. My family and I really enjoy the wilderness.

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?
Mexican food is phenomenal and one of my favorites is Ajo Al’s.

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers?
Honestly, I love the heat.

What do you like about our winters and why?
Food tastes better hot and hot food tastes best when it’s cold!

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?
People’s stories and experiences they migrated here with. Greater Phoenix is a melting pot from all walks of life.

Please include anything else you’d like to share about what makes Greater Phoenix so great.
Greater Phoenix’s western history, some of which can be seen theatrically. It’s tough to beat a western.

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