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Gilbert Office of Economic Development Staff

Do you have business-related questions? Contact a team member below directly or get in touch by filling out a Contact Us form. The Gilbert Office of Economic Development team is available to assist those looking to start, expand, or relocate their business.

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Dan Henderson, CECD

Director

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6891 | Cell: 480.720.8779
Dan.Henderson@GilbertAZ.gov


Role: Dan Oversees all facets of the Office of Economic Development including capacity development; coordinating, implementing, and negotiating development agreements for regional economic development projects; developing annual work plans and budgets; overseeing capital funding campaign, and administering grants and contracts.

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Jennifer Graves, CEcD

Deputy Director

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Office: 480.503.6971 | Cell: 480.815.5539
Jennifer.Graves@GilbertAZ.gov


Role: Jennifer provides operational support to the Office of Economic Development and oversees the business development line of service, executing on initiatives and activities to facilitate business attraction, local business retention and expansion, research/analysis, and marketing/communications.

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Amanda Elliott

Redevelopment Program Manager

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6886 | Cell: 480.268.3188
amanda.elliott@GilbertAZ.gov
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Role: Amanda is responsible for development activities in Gilbert’s redevelopment areas and merchant relations within the Heritage District.

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Sydney Bethel, AICP

Redevelopment Specialist

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6721 | Cell: 480.268.3188
Sydney.Bethel@gilbertaz.gov


Role: Serves as the liaison to the Heritage District maintaining and enhancing on-going efforts with Heritage District merchants, landowners, residents and project managers.

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Lauren Conangla

Economic Development
Project Manager

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6873 | Cell: 480.489.5977
Lauren.Conangla@GilbertAZ.gov
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Role: Responsible for executing activities to generate new business development leads, supporting the growth of Gilbert based businesses, and managing a pipeline of economic development projects.

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Michael Martella

Economic Development
Project Manager

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6972 | Cell: 480.589.7548
Michael.Martella@GilbertAZ.gov
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Role: Responsible for executing activities to generate new business development leads, supporting the growth of Gilbert based businesses, and managing a pipeline of economic development projects.

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Glenn Schlottman

Tourism

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6913 | Cell: 480.417.8334
Glenn.Schlottman@GilbertAZ.gov
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Role: Using the Gilbert strategic plan for tourism, Glenn is responsible for overseeing and executing all strategies related to the promotion of tourism within Gilbert.

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Austin Gregory

Data Scientist

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6762 | Cell: 480.223.8869
Austin.Gregory@gilbertaz.gov 


Role: Responsible for data collection, modeling, and analysis. Additionally, the Data Scientist provides support and expertise in the areas of economic impact analysis and GIS.

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Jocelyn Smith

Executive Assistant

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90 East Civic Center Drive | Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6912
Jocelyn.Smith@gilbertaz.gov 


Role: Administrative support for the Executive Director and Office of Economic Development team.

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