Our Team

Maureen Howell

Chief of Staff

602.262.8621 // mhowell@gpec.org

As Chief of Staff, Maureen (Mo) Howell is responsible for supporting all of GPEC’s departments to enhance compliance and financial reporting, manage organizational systems and processes, and provide strategic coordination of advisory and engagement councils. Maureen spent four years at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council on the Research and Analytics team, providing data and policy analysis to drive the region’s economic development strategy, and bringing value to GPEC stakeholders before leaving to spend time in the private sector with Economic Incentives Advisory Group.  

Maureen is an Arizona native, born and raised in Tempe. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from the University of Arizona and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Arizona State University.

Maureen is a Leading for Change Fellow and an alumnus of Tempe Leadership.