Lori Gary, CEcD

Lori Gary
Lori joined the Mesa team as a Project Manager in July 2012. She brings with her over 20 years of experience in the economic development profession having designed and implemented successful programs in three states. As Project Manager, Lori will be working to promote new investment, redevelopment and job creation within Downtown and West Mesa.

Prior to Mesa, Lori held the Economic Development Administrator position with the Town of Fountain Hills where she developed and oversaw the business attraction, business retention, and business vitality programs.

Lori earned a BS degree from Western Michigan University and performed her graduate work at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.  Lori earned her Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation in 2000 and served as President of the Arizona Association for Economic Development – a statewide professional association with over 400 members – in 2010.