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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Chase MacDonald

What is your first and last name? 

Chase MacDonald

How old are you? 

20

What city do you currently reside in? 

Tempe

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 

12 years

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree? 

I am studying Finance with minors in Real Estate and Construction Management at Arizona State University.

Where do you currently work and what is your title? 

I am currently a Research Intern at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends? 

I enjoy spending my weekends with family and friends as well as a good book.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why? 

My favorite staycation spot is Prescott because of the natural beauty and the great food.

What’s your favorite restaurant and why? 

Having partially grown up in the suburbs of Chicago, I tend to favor Spinato’s Pizzeria

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers? 

I stay cool by limiting the amount of time I spend outside.

What do you like about our winters and why? 

I enjoy walking outside during the winter mornings because it’s an ideal temperature for me.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix? 

I love the people that I am able to meet in Phoenix. We pull our population from a lot of different geographic regions, cultures, and walks of life. Because of this, each person has their own perspective and it’s interesting being able to talk to people with different backgrounds then my own.

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