Christine MacKay Director of Economic Development, City of Phoenix

Christine Mackay is the Community and Economic Development Director with the City of Phoenix.  She is responsible for leading the Business Development Team, including the areas of business attraction, business retention and expansion, small business and entrepreneurial efforts, downtown development, international, retail and workforce development.

During the past six years, she has helped locate or expand more than 180 companies into the Region, brought more than 26,000 jobs, added nearly 5 million square feet to the industrial/office base and brought more than $7 billion in capital investment in to the community.

In 2016, Christine was named the Economic Developer of the Year, by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) and received the Landmark Leaders Government Liaison Award from the Phoenix Business Journal.