Shea Joachim, CEcD

Shea Joachim Shea joined the Mesa Economic Development team in 2007. During his tenure, he has worked his way up from the position of Research Analyst to Senior Project Manager. On a day-to-day basis, he is actively involved with business attraction and business retention activities. He also has expertise in business financing, impact analysis, and tax incentive analysis. In addition, Shea represents the department on the Central Mesa Light Rail Extension project and is leading the City’s efforts to establish a technology business accelerator.

Prior to working for the City of Mesa, Shea spent five years in the financial services industry in California and Arizona. Shea earned an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and has a BS in Economics with a minor in Philosophy from Pomona College.