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Christine Mackay

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, CITY OF PHOENIX
“Every day I have the privilege of helping to build our city of the future for businesses and residents.”

Phoenix Community and Economic Development director, Christine Mackay, has served the people of Phoenix since August 2014. She is responsible for leading and fostering an environment where businesses can create and retain jobs, make capital investment and reinvestment in the community, and connect our workforce to employers and training opportunities. During Mackay’s tenure with the city of Phoenix, the department has facilitated the creation of over 63,000 high-value jobs, seen the average wage of those jobs increase from over $30,000 in 2014 to more than $70,000 in 2019, and closed deals with more than $58 billion in capital investment.

In 2021, Christine was named as one of the Top 50 Economic Developers in the Country by Consultant Connect. She is a two-time honoree as "Economic Developer of the Year, Large Community" by the Arizona Association for Economic Development.
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[On Demand]
The City of Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the United States and most populous state capital…
[On Demand]
Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the nation and fastest growing for 4 years in a row. It is…