Join WCA For Our Arizona Regional Meeting!
Networking, Education and Lunch
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 11 AM to 1 PM
$20 Members | $30 Non-Members
Greater Phoenix Business Outlook
Jennifer Mellor, Vice President of Economic Development for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce will provide an update on the current business climate for the greater Phoenix region, including information gathered through Phoenix Forward. She will also share other priorities of the chamber including public policy updates and ongoing workforce development efforts. Ms. Mellor will offer insight into how you can become more active and engaged in your chamber of commerce and how their work directly impacts your business.
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Jennifer Mellor, Vice President of Economic Development for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
In this role, Jennifer is responsible for Phoenix Forward, the Chamber’s economic development initiative. Jennifer also oversees the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation which focuses on workforce and community development.
Prior to this role, Jennifer served as the Vice President of Program Development, overseeing the Chamber’s events and programs. Jennifer initially came to the Chamber as the Director of Finance and was responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions, financial statement preparation, overseeing the annual audit and general supervision of the operations team.
Jennifer holds an accounting degree from Arizona State University and obtained her MBA from the University of Phoenix.
Jennifer is also involved with several local non-profit organizations including Special Olympics Arizona and the Valley of the Sun United Way.
Jennifer has over 10 years of experience in accounting and over 20 years experience in business operations. Prior to joining the Chamber, Jennifer worked as an analyst for Best Software and as a senior accountant for Casino Arizona. She is a licensed certified public accountant in the state of Arizona.