Intern, Research & Analytics
As a Greater Phoenix Economic Council Research & Analytics Intern, Jairus assists with researching, reviewing and analyzing data relating to a wide range of economic and business development topics. Additionally, he assists with completing summary reports and briefing documents for project partners. Jairus is currently pursuing a Master’s in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University. He received a Bachelor of Urban Planning from ASU in Spring 2021.
Before joining GPEC, Jairus volunteered with non-profits that focused on bringing environmental education to students of all ages. He also worked on a multitude of research projects focused on affordable housing strategies and solutions in local Arizona cities and has mentored first-year college students in their transition to college. Jairus has lived in Scottsdale since 2013 and is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico.