Team

Jessica Pacheco

Jessica Pacheco has extensive private sector experience and for over 22 years held various executive positions in a Fortune 500 energy company, including Vice President of Corporate Development and External Communications, Vice President of External Communications, and Vice President of State and Local Affairs. 

Jenn Daniels

Jenn Daniels is an expert in navigating the complexities of municipal government. She has been an elected leader for over a decade, serving as a Councilmember, Vice-Mayor and the Mayor of Gilbert, Arizona. Under her leadership, Gilbert became one of America’s most vibrant towns-earning several national awards, including the Most Prosperous City in America, Most Livable City & Second Safest City.

Team

Jessica Pacheco

Jessica Pacheco has extensive private sector experience and for over 22 years held various executive positions in a Fortune 500 energy company, including Vice President of Corporate Development and External Communications, Vice President of External Communications, and Vice President of State and Local Affairs. 

Jenn Daniels

Jenn Daniels is an expert in navigating the complexities of municipal government. She has been an elected leader for over a decade, serving as a Councilmember, Vice-Mayor and the Mayor of Gilbert, Arizona. Under her leadership, Gilbert became one of America’s most vibrant towns-earning several national awards, including the Most Prosperous City in America, Most Livable City & Second Safest City.

Katie Prendergast

As a native Arizonan, Katie Prendergast has spent her career in both the public and private sectors with an emphasis on growing the economic development success of her home state.  Most recently, she worked as the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) advocating on behalf of small businesses and finding opportunities to influence policy to benefit the business community at large.

Megan Schmitz

Megan Schmitz is a proven business professional with over a decade of diverse experience that spans government, corporate, and nonprofit sectors.  Her career has included an electric utility, a publicly-traded holding company, municipal policy and programs, and multiple nonprofit boards. The diverse range of experience  has helped Megan develop a unique perspective of the interconnectedness of business and civic issues that influence the state and the  impact on community prosperity and quality of life.

Janis Greathouse

Janis Greathouse has over 30 years of experience in executive support and office management. She has supported corporate officers in Fortune 500 companies, and entrepreneurs in family-owned businesses. Janis is meticulous in her attention to detail and demonstrates exceptional warmth and customer service. She applies these skills to her community service as well. 

Valerie Shaffer

Valerie Shaffer is passionate about politics, public policy and coalition building. She has nearly a decade of experience in campaigns and government on the local, state and national level. Most recently Valerie served former Mayor Jenn Daniels where she managed day-to-day operations and policy priorities of the Mayor’s Office for the 5th largest municipality in Arizona. She executed town wide projects and built strong relationships with elected officials, education leaders extending to the nonprofit and business community. 

Jessica Pacheco

Jessica Pacheco has extensive private sector experience and for over 22 years held various executive positions in a Fortune 500 energy company, including Vice President of Corporate Development and External Communications, Vice President of External Communications, and Vice President of State and Local Affairs. 

Jenn Daniels

Jenn Daniels is an expert in navigating the complexities of municipal government. She has been an elected leader for over a decade, serving as a Councilmember, Vice-Mayor and the Mayor of Gilbert, Arizona. Under her leadership, Gilbert became one of America’s most vibrant towns-earning several national awards, including the Most Prosperous City in America, Most Livable City & Second Safest City.