(PHOENIX – Dec 3, 2018) – Lisa Karnatz has been named associate director for the Arizona Association for Economic Development.
In her new role, she will be responsible for membership engagement, coordinating the organization’s special events and marketing.
Karnatz has an extensive background as a marketing and business development professional, most recently serving as a marketing and public relations specialist for a large Scottsdale medical transport company. Her experience includes working with business entities, attractions, manufacturers, startups and entrepreneurs. Prior to moving to Arizona, Karnatz was the business and tourism development consultant for the Nebraska Tourism Commission and previously worked as the economic development director of the city of Minden, Neb. Karnatz has a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
She currently resides in Gilbert.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy and collaboration.