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City of Avondale hires new Business Development Manager

Post Date:05/07/2020

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City of Avondale hires new Business Development Manager

The City of Avondale has hired Charity Lee as a new Business Development Manager for the city Economic Development Department. She joined the city this month.

Charity Lee has over 20 years’ experience working in the private and public sector in the areas of real estate, escrow, appraisal, and business management. She most   recently worked as the Real Estate Manager for the City of Flagstaff where she managed over 60 leases and license agreement. Recently she, along with the Economic Development Team worked to secure a new lease with United Airlines, a new airline to the Flagstaff Pulliam airport. She also successfully negotiated a lease with the General Services Administration which will provide additional high paying jobs to the City of Flagstaff. Among other things, Charity also secured property rights for the City for private developments and multiple capital improvement projects involving challenging land acquisitions with federal funding and compliance with the Uniform Act.

In her new role as Business Development Manager for the City of Avondale, Charity will be working in a fast paced environment to recruit new projects and support local businesses. “Charity brings unique experience and a diverse skill set to our team,” said Economic Development Director, Ken Chapa. “We are excited to have her on board and contributing to our efforts in making Avondale a premier community for our businesses and residents.”

Charity is a licensed Real Estate Broker with the state of Arizona, a Notary Public and has earned her designation as a Right of Way Professional with the International Right of Way Association. 

She grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with a focus in business and education.

For more information visit Avondale EDGE;  or call (623) 333-1400.


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