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Avondale Appoints Assistant Economic Development Director

Post Date:06/13/2019

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Avondale Appoints Assistant Economic Development Director

Avondale announced Cheryl Covert has been promoted to Assistant Economic Development Director. 

Cheryl has more than 12 years of municipal development experience.  She joined the City of Avondale in 2012 as Employment and Business and Development Specialist, formerly she served with the City of Buckeye.  Her primary focus is leading the business attraction and marketing efforts across industry sectors.  Cheryl is responsible for locating projects which provide new capital investment and high-quality jobs for our residents. 

Cheryl was the recipient of the 2018 Westmarc President’s Choice Award and the 2017 Westmarc Economic Development Chairman’s Recognition Award. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento and her Master’s In Business Administration from Grand Canyon University. She and her husband reside in the west valley, and are the proud parents of three young children.

For information about the Avondale Economic Development Department visit https://www.avondaleaz.gov/government/departments/economic-development .

Cheryl Covert

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