The city of Avondale hired Wendy Bridges as its new business development manager for the city economic development department. She joined the city Monday, March 23.
Said Ken Chapa, Avondale’s Economic Development director, “We’re excited to have Wendy join the economic development team in Avondale. The city is on the cutting edge when it comes to attracting new business, manufacturing and health tech, and Wendy’s background and experience will continue to move us forward during this time of tremendous growth and new development.”
With over 20 years of experience in government, Wendy Bridges has held positions with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, city of Tempe, Yavapai County and city of Prescott. She earned an Arizona Economic Development Professional designation from Arizona Association for Economic Development, and is a candidate for Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council.
Bridges was named 2018 Economic Developer of the Year by Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), and has earned Golden Prospector awards for Marketing, Website and Deal of the Year.
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