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My Mesa friends, The Arizona Primary Election is Tuesday, August 30. Check www.WinkleForMesa.com to find your assigned voting (polling) location. Remember, if you have an early ballot, it is too late to mail it in - instead you can drop it off at any polling location on Election Day.

If you don't know me, Please visit my website or Facebook to find out more about me and my campaign for Mesa City Council. Or call me directly at 6027416465. Elect Ryan Winkle, the community and small business choice for Mesa.

If you do know me please help me in this final weekend push to Elect Ryan Winkle, the community and small business choice for Mesa. There is a lot to do and it's fun!

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Happy Friday everyone! What are you doing for small business today??
Me? I'm eating at Z-cafe on baseline just west of Alma School. Just another great small business operating catty corner from my house. I'd recommend the chipotle breakfast burrito. The owner Dan apologized for getting me addicted to this place and I understand why. Great place for coffee and morning meetings in #FiestaDistrict area Baseline Corporate corridor.

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Former Councilwoman Dina Higgins Endorses Ryan Winkle For Mesa City Council!

I am Ryan D Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com
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Mesa is small business. Mesa is people. It’s Betty at Inside The Bungalow It's Amy at Lulubell Toy Bodega, it's the Nikolich family and Queen's Pizzeria, It's Debra of Twisted Sisters' Designs, It's Pedro at Pedrito's Mexican Food, It's Michel at Pomeroy's Men's and Missionary Store. We are city of small business owners and hard working residents. We are a city of people who want to stand on our own two feet and pursue opportunity and the American Dream in our own community. That’s who I am and that’s who I want to represent at city hall.

We need to help ALL of our residents and business owners be successful.
-We need a responsive building and zoning department that is timely and makes the process of growing easy.
-We need open and transparent process that protects the taxpayers against favoritism and giveaways.
-We need to empower city staff to be creaive and try new things to get stuff done.
-We need a commitment to our neighborhoods and our residents that will help them enhance and preserve the value of their homes.
-We need a great public school system that everyone can feel good sending their kids to.
-We need to make sure we have safe streets.
That’s what small businesses and neighborhoods need. That is what people in our neighborhoods, the owners and employees of our small businesses tell me they want.

I am Ryan Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com

If you care about Mesa's future like I do, volunteer or contribute. A contribution of $49 (cost of a roll of stamps) will help me to reach 100 people. Help me to reach 100 people!

Contribute at: www.WinkleForMesa.com

#WinkleForMesa #ReinventingMesa #iheartmesa #connectingmesa #WorkingForMesa #NextMesa
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Hello fellow Mesans, I sent this letter many voters in Mesa. Please check it out and let me know your thoughts. Thank you, Ryan D Winkle

Contribute to the community and small business owners choice for city council. Every little bit counts: www.WinkleForMesa.com
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Sent on August 2, 2016

To my fellow Mesa residents and business owners,

My name is Ryan Winkle and I’m running for Mesa City Council for District 3. Let me tell you why.

Since moving to Mesa when I was just eight years old in 1986, Mesa has experienced tremendous growth. In fact, the city has grown from approximately 250,000 residents to nearly half a million people, making us the 38th largest city in the United States, larger than Atlanta (40th), Miami (44th), Minneapolis (47th), Cleveland (48th), and Pittsburgh (61st). Unlike other fast growing Arizona cities, we are host to only two major employers, Banner Health and Boeing Aerospace. Instead of big companies, the economic backbone of our city continues to be small businesses, many of whom are struggling in today’s uncertain economy.

That is why I am running for Mesa City Council. I believe that Mesa needs to reinvent itself for the 21st Century.

Growing up here, my parents were small business owners and because of that experience, being an active member of the Mesa business community is a fundamental part of me. I myself am a small business owner and have been extensively involved with small businesses across the city over the course of my career, making me intimately familiar with the challenges facing small business owners in our city. I know from experience that for our city to move forward and to take its rightful place as the number one business and neighborhood destination in Arizona, we need a new vision for Mesa. A vision that sees our city not as the sleepy, single family suburb we once were, but as an example of how small businesses can sustain job growth, promote economic vitality and innovation, support families and provide the base upon which we can reenergize our neighborhoods and our community.

Over the past four years I have worked closely with the Downtown small business community as we brought the light rail system into our city as part of a greater plan to revitalize the center of the city. I want to bring that experience to Council District 3, which is the densest and most diverse part of our great city. Like all older areas, we in District 3 face challenges in infrastructure, job growth and public safety. To reinvent Mesa, here are my Five Goals as your city councilman:

1. Elimination of Red Tape. Small businesses are always looking to find ways to better serve their customers. Take the case of Queen’s Pizzeria. They wanted to add simple glass garage doors to the front of their restaurant so they could open up their dining room to make it more pleasant for their customers with a better street view and enabling them to enjoy our wonderful weather. For this simple request, it took longer then it should have to approve, and required numerous reviews. I propose to streamline the process for capital improvement approvals so business owners can implement them in a timely manner.

2. Make Staff Available during Business Hours. Building Mesa is a Monday through Friday job, as any business owner and anyone building a new shopping plaza or office building or home can tell you. Yet, some necessary Building & Zoning Departments are only open Monday through Thursday. Since the city is critical to helping businesses grow we need to better coordinate to suit all zoning and building requests or we need to consider being open M-F during regular business hours.

3. Neighborhood Renewal Zones. Aging neighborhoods are not an eyesore but are a treasure to be capitalized on as we reinvent our city. By designating older neighborhoods as Neighborhood Renewal Zones we can provide services and benefits to small business owners, developers and homeowners and parents of school age children alike to spur investment in new commercial infrastructure and improve the value and quality of the historic housing stock. The key is quality roads and sidewalks, quality schools, and quality neighborhoods.

4. Public Safety. Our men and women in Blue put their lives on the line for us every day to make our streets, schools and homes safe. We need to make sure they are given the resources they need to do their jobs safely so they can return home at night to their families and loved ones. Funding the police department should be our number one fiscal goal for the city.

5. No Secret Deals. The handling of tax money is a sacred trust, and for small business owners and residents alike, accountability in the spending of those dollars is critical to having confidence in the city and its staff. To strengthen confidence in the city, city contracts and land sales need to be transparent and open to all bidders. Favoritism by city staff or council for their favorite business partners opens the door to corruption and the giving away of city tax dollars to benefit the few at the cost of the residents and small businesses that fund the city through their tax dollars.

By focusing on these five major themes, I believe we can move Mesa into the future with a renewed vigor built around small businesses and strong neighborhoods. This will improve the support we provide our schools, which are critical to our children’s futures, to our employee workforce and to our innovation economy.

My name is Ryan Winkle and I’m running for Mesa City Council District 3. I ask for your vote and your commitment to helping me reinvent Mesa. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.

Sincerely yours,

Ryan D. Winkle
6027416465
Ryan@WinkleForMesa.com
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Also read here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/ryan-winkle-for-mesa/open-letter-to-mesa/1170933442980313

Since moving to Mesa when I was just eight years old in 1986, Mesa has experienced tremendous growth. In fact, the city has grown from approximately 250000 residents to nearly half a million people, making us the 38th largest city in the United States, larger than Atlanta (40th), Miami (44th), ...
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Just came home from the FC Arizona local480 supporters club. I can't wait to support this east valley team. Season tickets are extremely affordable, lots of young families and a killer local home bar and unique opportunities for members. Details to come... Are you following me? #FCArizona #local480 #iheartmesa #MesaRising
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Free spay and neuter event at Pioneer Park:

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will be hosting a free spay and neuter and rabies vaccine event at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St.

Spay and neuter surgeries for pets will begin at 6:30 a.m. until full and rabies vaccines will start from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the following days:

Thursday, Aug. 11
Saturday, Aug. 13
Tuesday, Aug. 23
Thursday, Aug. 25
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Service is limited to first come, first served. Limit 2 pets per household. Please bring water for your pets as lines may be long. All dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in carriers. Animals must be brought by legal owner 18 years and older and only Maricopa County residents. Pregnant females will not be accepted.

For more detailed information, please visit: www.pets.maricopa.gov or call (602) 506-7387.
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Councilmember David Luna Endorses Ryan Winkle For Mesa City Council!
I am Ryan D Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com
Thank you Jim Fury Hesterman for this photo and Ernesto Fonseca for the editing.

Mesa is small business. Mesa is people. It’s Betty at Inside The Bungalow It's Amy at Lulubell Toy Bodega, it's the Nikolich family and Queen's Pizzeria, It's Debra of Twisted Sisters' Designs, It's Pedro at Pedrito's Mexican Food, It's Michel at Pomeroy's Men's and Missionary Store. We are city of small business owners and hard working residents. We are a city of people who want to stand on our own two feet and pursue opportunity and the American Dream in our own community. That’s who I am and that’s who I want to represent at city hall.
We need to help ALL of our residents and business owners be successful.
-We need a responsive building and zoning department that is timely and makes the process of growing easy.
-We need open and transparent process that protects the taxpayers against favoritism and giveaways.
-We need to empower city staff to be creaive and try new things to get stuff done.
-We need a commitment to our neighborhoods and our residents that will help them enhance and preserve the value of their homes.
-We need a great public school system that everyone can feel good sending their kids to.
-We need to make sure we have safe streets.
That’s what small businesses and neighborhoods need. That is what people in our neighborhoods, the owners and employees of our small businesses tell me they want.

I am Ryan Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com

Early ballots start arriving Aug 3rd. If you care about Mesa's future like I do, volunteer or contribute. A contribution of $49 (cost of a roll of stamps) will help me to reach 100 people. Help me to reach 100 people!
Contribute at: www.WinkleForMesa.com
youtube link: https://youtu.be/qky4ls_k6yo
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Taking a break from walking to get out and fix up my signs! Vote for Ryan Winkle for Mesa City Council and send in your ballot!

If you didn't get your early ballot, You can vote early in person at:

Mesa City Clerk's Office: 20 E. Main Street, Mesa, until Aug 25th at 6pm. Hours: Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm.

Maricopa County Recorder: 222 E. Javelina, Mesa, until Aug 25th at 5pm. Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday August 13 & 20 8am-5pm.

Or you can vote at the polls on Aug 30th. See polling locations at www.winkleformesa.com. Thanks! Vote Ryan Winkle for Mesa City Council.
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Former Councilwoman Terry Benelli Endorses Ryan Winkle For Mesa City Council!

I am Ryan D Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com
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Mesa is small business. Mesa is people. It’s Betty at Inside The Bungalow It's Amy at Lulubell Toy Bodega, it's the Nikolich family and Queen's Pizzeria, It's Debra of Twisted Sisters' Designs, It's Pedro at Pedrito's Mexican Food, It's Michel at Pomeroy's Men's and Missionary Store. We are city of small business owners and hard working residents. We are a city of people who want to stand on our own two feet and pursue opportunity and the American Dream in our own community. That’s who I am and that’s who I want to represent at city hall.

We need to help ALL of our residents and business owners be successful.
-We need a responsive building and zoning department that is timely and makes the process of growing easy.
-We need open and transparent process that protects the taxpayers against favoritism and giveaways.
-We need to empower city staff to be creaive and try new things to get stuff done.
-We need a commitment to our neighborhoods and our residents that will help them enhance and preserve the value of their homes.
-We need a great public school system that everyone can feel good sending their kids to.
-We need to make sure we have safe streets.
That’s what small businesses and neighborhoods need. That is what people in our neighborhoods, the owners and employees of our small businesses tell me they want.

I am Ryan Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com

If you care about Mesa's future like I do, volunteer or contribute. A contribution of $49 (cost of a roll of stamps) will help me to reach 100 people. Help me to reach 100 people!

Contribute at: www.WinkleForMesa.com

#WinkleForMesa #ReinventingMesa #iheartmesa #connectingmesa #WorkingForMesa #NextMesa
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Al final!! un Sonoran Dog de la restaurante Mickys! me encanta le salsa picante de aqui. Deliciosa! Esto es la dieta perfect por la carrera por Consejal de la ciudad de Mesa. Jajajajajajajaj! Mi Panza es más grande ahorita! gracias!!!

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For my independent friends who did not receive an early ballot, this is unacceptable.
Go here: https://recorder.maricopa.gov/earlyvotingballot/earlyvotingballotrequest.aspx

Or write here:
Maricopa County Elections Department
510 S. 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Or call here:
6025061511

Internet, phone and written request can only be accepted up until the second Friday (August 19th) prior to any election. Should you wish to vote after this time frame or if an election is not listed below, you may be able to vote at one of our offices in person up until the Friday before the election. For additional information please call 602-506-1511, T.D.D. 602-506-2348.

Support and volunteer for a candidate who cares about ALL members of the community.
Www.WinkleForMesa.com

To stop future voting problems elect Adrian Fontes for Maricopa County Recorder.
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Remember to vote Ryan Winkle for Mesa! Sign the envelope and send it in. No stamp required. #WinkleForMesa

I am Ryan D Winkle. I am running for City Council. We are city of small business owners and hard working residents. We are a city of people who want to stand on our own two feet and pursue opportunity and the American Dream in our own community. That’s who I am and that’s who I want to represent at city hall.
We need to help ALL of our residents and business owners be successful.
-We need a responsive building and zoning department that is timely and makes the process of growing easy.
-We need open and transparent process that protects the taxpayers against favoritism and giveaways.
-We need to empower city staff to be creative and try new things to get stuff done.
-We need a commitment to our neighborhoods and our residents that will help them enhance and preserve the value of their homes.
-We need a great public school system that everyone can feel good sending their kids to.
-We need to make sure we have safe streets.
That’s what small businesses and neighborhoods need. That is what people in our neighborhoods, the owners and employees of our small businesses tell me they want.

I am Ryan Winkle. I am running for City Council. I would love your vote in August. WinkleForMesa.com

If you care about Mesa's future like I do, volunteer or contribute.
Contribute at: www.WinkleForMesa.com
#WinkleForMesa #reinventingmesa #connectingmesa #NextMesa #iheartmesa #mesarising
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Community Economic Development Consultant
Skills
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: • Professionally skilled in organizing, planning and executing small to large-scale programs and projects through im-plementation life cycle involving internal personnel, contractors and clients. • Strong relationship management at all levels ranging from executives to staff, exercising teamwork in a matrixed work environment. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present and discuss information in a way that estab-lishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding and facilitates positive discourse leading to outcomes. • Over 5 years experience in citizen engagement, area revitalization, comprehensive community development, Neigh-borhood stabilization with knowledge of federal funding programs. • Over 3 year experience in supervising professional level staff. • Energetic and positive attitude, highly motivated, recognized by others as a self-starter. • Successful track record of achievement against deadlines and targets while managing program budgets. • Able to communicate in Portuguese and Spanish
Employment
  • Honor Health Desert Mission Neighborhood Renewal
    Community Economic Development Consultant, 2015 - present
    • Interface with small businesses community, community stakeholders, sunnyslope village alliance, city departments and councilmember regarding annual community economic development summit and related working groups. • Engaged roughly 250 businesses in a survey regarding current conditions for small businesses in Sunnyslope. • Continually engage Sunnyslope businesses and stakeholders to create working groups and facilitate meetings with leadership capacity building and community-based results in mind.
  • Mesa Urban Garden
    Vice Chairmen / Lead Project Manager, 2012 - present
    • Responsible for the development, acquisition and maintenance of the Mesa Urban Garden. • Created business proposal/plan and submitted to city officials. Introduced development idea of garden and analysis of its economic and social impact on the surrounding community at city council meetings and city review boards. • Recruit and directs over 200 volunteers and 20 staff members to build and maintain the Mesa Urban Garden. • Establish and maintain open line communications with urban garden participants, prospective participants, volunteer organizations, city liaisons and the general public using multiple channels of comminucation. • Design and develop properties to maximize potential growth for the Mesa Urban Garden and ensure the best usage of a limited area. • Maintain records, generate ad hoc reports, conduct inventories and ensures participants’ compliance with terms of agreement. • Interfaces with community stakeholders, advisory groups, and other city departments regarding matters related to lease agreements, irrigation, landscape design, property maintenance and other matters relevant to operating Mesa Urban Garden.
  • Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation
    Business & Corridor Development / Project Manager, 2012 - 2015
    • Development, management and implementation of programs that identify and address economic, technological and social needs of existing businesses on the light rail corridor. • Build lasting relationships with neighborhood groups in Mesa, Tempe and Phoenix to further the reach of our Technical Assistance in LMI areas and expand access to capitol. • Develop leadership along Mesa corridor through art driven, placemaking activities. • Develop a working model that supports local community engagement initiatives such as community action plans, program organization and generate support lines with key collaborators and leadership development. • Work directly and efficiently with city council members, community reinvestment officers, technology experts, marketing managers, executive directors, chairmen of non-profit organizations and implementation directors. • Build relationships with local community groups (including schools, the Chamber of Commerce, local chapters of charitable organizations, small businesses, funders, neighborhood & community groups etc.) • Consolidated and reported on participation and overall efficacy of community outreach initiatives. • Keep current on funding opportunities and construct and submit applications. (CDBG, CRA, misc grant opportunities) • Engage, educate and empower potential and existing collaborators with passion and commitment. Specific projects: Google Inside View, #finditinmesa, finditinmesa.com, partnership with Localfirstaz.com, R.A.I.L.mesa Community Organization -(Retail, Arts, Innovation, Livability), www.RAILmesa.org, City of Mesa General Plan 2040 Community Engagement, City of Mesa 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan Community Engagement, City of Tempe 2015-2019 Consolidate Plan Community Engagement, "Investing in What Works" Community Workshop Series. NEDCO Phoenix Loan & TA expansion, NEDCO Light Rail Business Assistance Program, NEDCO corridor capacity building.
  • Nextdoor.com
    Field Organizer / Mesa Implementation Consultant, 2014 - 2014
    Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it's free. • Working directly with Nextdoor employees, Nextdoor IT and neighborhood members and leaders to introduce Nextdoor to Mesa, Arizona. • Strategically implement and execute Nextdoor’s goal of expanding neighborhood and member coverage. • Work with Nextdoor City Outreach Team to strengthen relations with the City of Mesa Neighborhood Services and identify potential growth areas to launch new neighborhoods. • Consistent communication with IT team to report bugs and suggest fixes to dashboard field agent interface.
  • Larry John Wright
    Project Manager - Account Consultant, 2014 - 2014
    Larry John Wright has established its self as a major media buyer in more than 100 markets. We are a true full service advertising agency with a TV and Radio production studio that is nearly 10,000 sq/ft. Having an in-house production studio allows our clients the flexibility to change a spot or have a new spot created within 24 hours for Radio and 48 hours for TV. In addition, LJW boasts an award winning print department with 5 full time Mac-Based artists. We can produce any type of print project including logos, banners, signage, brochures, print ads and billboards.
  • Arvato services
    Brazil Project Implementation Manger - Apple Retail Stores / Apple Branded Programs, 2013 - 2014
    • Collaborated with three teams in Brazil and two teams in the US to open a warehouse in Hortolandia, Brazil while establishing the inventory needed to open an apple retail store location in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. • Managed the coordination and implementation for all programming involving a WebStore team in Valencia, California, a Seeburger middleware team in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and our SAP team in Sao Paulo Brazil. • Coordinated the shipment of all product to be placed in the Rio de Janeiro store from Louisville and tracked the movement of all inventory to our warehouse in Hortolandia, Brazil. This includes having knowledge of lead times and import licenses. • Acted as the liaison between warehouse and IT development and implementation of all aspects of the project. • Completed all reporting to management in Arvato USA. • Relocated for 6 months and operated between 3 locations within Arvato Brazil
  • Bryan Cave Thailand
    Project Coordinator, 2010 - 2010
    • Acted as a liaison between the Ministry of Commerce and Philip Morris Asia to research and do an economic analysis on decision by government agencies to raise the excise tax currently placed on the tobacco industry in Thailand and negotiate a proper rebuttal to the proposed increase. • Research the European Unions’ EUP (Energy Using Products) and REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations and how they affected trade with other countries. Evaluate regulations enacted by surrounding Asian nations and large EU trade partners and how they affected trade. Develop a pro-posal of collected data and present this information to Thailand’s Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Commerce.
  • Wells Fargo
    Operations Analyst III, 2001 - 2007
    • Reviewed and delegated incoming work based upon the workload to meet the strict federal deadlines. • Worked with two other senior processors and management to launch and perfect the new online operating system called OIB. • Acted as an escalation point to find a very large amount of money that seemed to be missing. Worked with IT to pull records and track the path of the money and returned it to the clients account. • Worked directly with the loan department to sort out issues and missing financial information regarding the completion of a substantial business loan to one of WF key clients. • Created training manuals for new and less senior processors including presentations and visual aids.
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Throughout my career in business & economic development/project management I have been able to implement projects quickly and efficiently.I am a natural leader. I am analytical, insightful, a highly-disciplined problem solver with a demonstrated ability to identify with involved parties and create an outcome that everyone can support. Because I excel at building mutually respectful relationships, I have developed and sustained exceptional industry contacts and networks and have earned the respect of a wide variety of residents, community groups, business owners, service providers, city staff and elected officials and clients. Maintaining meticulous attention to detail, inspiring team accomplishment, and delivering quality, on-time project execution are areas in which I excel. 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professionally skilled in organizing, planning and executing small to large-scale programs and projects through implementation life cycle involving internal personnel, contractors and clients.
  • Strong relationship management at all levels ranging from executives to staff, exercising teamwork in a matrixed work environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present and discuss information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding and facilitates positive discourse leading to outcomes.
  • Over 5 years experience in citizen engagement, area revitalization, comprehensive community development, Neighborhood stabilization with knowledge of federal funding programs.
  • Over 3 year experience in supervising professional level staff.
  • Energetic and positive attitude, highly motivated, recognized by others as a self-starter.
  • Successful track record of achievement against deadlines and targets while managing program budgets.
  • Able to communicate in Portuguese and Spanish
Bragging rights
Awarded through Mesa Urban Garden Multiple grants in urban renewal and urban economic development. Awarded the excellence in service award for over 500 hours of service to Habitat for Humanity through the Americorps Program.
Education
  • Wilkes University
    Masters in Business Administration, 2014 - present
  • Arizona State University
    Dual Degree in Urban Planning / Sustainability, 2009 - 2012
  • Mesa Community College
    AA in Political Science, 2008 - 2009
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