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Updated Website Launched!

We hope you enjoy browsing our updated website!  We have worked hard to organize and provide you with the latest information about the Prescott Valley Economic Foundation, with pertinent information about Prescott Valley and the local industries, as well as investor levels and membership information.  This website is our main public-facing communication tool and we’re happy you’re here!  If we can provide any further information about investment into the PVEDF or the local area, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Meet the Executive Director

November 19, 2015

Mike. R. Paredes, M.Ed.

IMG_7012  MikeMike has over twelve years of experience in the areas of marketing,  management, economic development and international trade, where he has served in management roles for private corporations, government sector, and public-private partnerships.   He has worked for various municipal and private economic development corporations, as well as marketing departments in the finance and beverage industries.  He has been responsible for the overall marketing and attraction of new companies, overseeing all international business development activities, market analysis, and expanding existing industry clusters, successfully relocating companies in the aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, and renewable energy sectors, both nationally and internationally.  He has successfully marketed economic projects throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America, working with international economic development, marketing and government entities.  Mike is fluent in the English and Spanish languages as well as spoken Portuguese.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute.

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Quarterly Breakfast

Co-hosted by: PVEDF and the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce


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About us

Prescott Valley is located 87 miles north of Phoenix and is the Gateway Community of the Quad-City region of North Central Arizona. More businesses and people are choosing to relocate to Prescott Valley. Increasing opportunities for jobs and business start-ups have contributed to the 166% population gain of Prescott Valley over the last decade.

The size of the town is only 37.5 square miles but is one of the fastest growing towns in the nation with a strong economic base. Quality educational facilities, including local colleges and universities, are nearby. The area is viewed as a quiet, safe community with reasonably priced housing.


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