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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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Management Team

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

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.

Jennifer Graves, MPA, 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

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.

Amanda Elliott, LPM, AZED Pro

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

Role: Amanda is responsible for development activities in Gilbert’s redevelopment areas and merchant relations within the Heritage District.

Glenn Schlottman

Tourism Program Manager

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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

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.

Project Team

Michael Martella, CEcD

Economic Development
Project Manager, Senior

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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

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.

MaKenzie Wilson

Economic Development
Project Manager

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90 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6873 | Cell: 480.489.5977
MaKenzie.Wilson@GilbertAZ.gov 

Role

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.

Sydney Price, AICP

Redevelopment Project Manager & Heritage District Liaison

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

Role

Role: Oversees key projects in the Downtown Heritage District (HD) in support of its continued growth and development, and serves as the liaison to the HD businesses, landowners, and residents.

Michelle Streeter

Marketing and Communications Project Manager, Senior

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90 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6755 | Cell: 480.243.0335
Michelle.Streeter@GilbertAZ.gov

Role

Role: Responsible for all internal and external department marketing and communications efforts, media outreach and public relations activity.

Elizabeth Mangan

Tourism Project
Manager

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90 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Work: 480.503.6923 | Cell: 602.856.2120
Elizabeth.Mangan@GilbertAZ.gov

Role

Role: Support tourism business growth and attract events. Connect with event operators, meeting planners, and community partners. Coordinate on tourism development and marketing projects.

Madyson Bradford

Economic Development
Data Scientist

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90 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Cell: 480.223.8869
Madyson.Bradford@GilbertAZ.gov

Role

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.

Administrative Team

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

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

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