Our Team

Julie Ries

Research Analyst

602.262.8651 // jries@gpec.org

Julie joined GPEC’s Research & Analytics team as an intern in September 2021 and became a research analyst in June 2023. In this position, she researches and analyzes topics on economic development, trends, various industry sectors and technology. Some of her professional interests include economic efficiency, data visualization, and production optimization.

In the spring of 2023, Julie earned a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Business Data Analytics from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and Barrett, the Honors College. In her free time, she likes to practice yoga, be active outside, read new books, try new coffee shops and explore Greater Phoenix.

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