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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Zach Venvertloh 

What’s your first and last name?  
Zach Venvertloh 

How old are you? 
28 

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 
Four months 

What city do you currently reside in?
Phoenix 

Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?
I’m originally from Illinois. I decided on Arizona for the warm weather and access to so many great outdoor activities. 

If you graduated from college, where did you attend and what was your degree? 
Quincy University; Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biological Sciences 

Where do you currently work and what is your title? 
Greater Phoenix Economic Council; Business Development Coordinator 

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends? 
I love exploring all the hiking trails and getting out into the mountains 

What’s your favorite restaurant and why? 
I have a limited sample to choose from, but I love Mexican food. My favorites thus far have been Joyride Taco House and Blanco Tacos & Tequila.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why?
I have yet to experience the Phoenix area staycation, but it will surely be somewhere in the hills. 

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers? 
If you have advice, please send it my way.

What do you like about our winters and why? 
I love that the Phoenix winter is the epitome of the perfect temperature.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?  
All the great people from so many places around the world.

 

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