Introduction of Danielle Casey, Economic Development
for the City of Scottsdale
Danielle Casey has joined the staff at the city following a nationwide search for an individual qualified and ready to take the reins of the City of
Economic Development Department. Led ably on an interim basis by former Chamber
VP Scottsdale Cindi Eberhardt, the new director
began in June.
Danielle is former assistant city manager for Maricopa and is a credentialed economic developer with both the vision and energy to help
itself as a major player in the economic development arena. She also serves as
incoming Chair of the Arizona Association for Economic Development, a group
currently chaired by Chamber Chair Scottsdale Eric Larson.
We look forward to working with Danielle in her capacity as director of what
arguably could be the most important non-elected office in . Scottsdale
High Capacity Transit
Ben Patton of Tiffany & Bosco is an expert and passionate presenter on the topic of light rail, transit-oriented development and transit in the nation and the valley. His presentation to EDAC, a Chamber committee that for several years has advocated connectivity into the region’s light rail system, confirmed the incredible importance of transportation in the economic health of the region.