Nachie Marquez was selected as the City of Chandler’s Assistant City Manager in March 2014. She joined Chandler as the first Communications and Public Affairs Director for the City in September 2000 and has more than 25 years of experience working in city government having worked for the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, prior to joining Chandler. Prior to coming to Chandler, she served as the Community Relations Manager for the City of Tempe, where she worked almost 12 years and was the Public Relations Representative for the City of Phoenix Police Department before that.
Nachie received a bachelor of arts degree in 1985 from Arizona State University (ASU) with a major in broadcast journalism, and went on to earn a master of arts degree in 1989 in vocational education from Northern Arizona University. In addition, Nachie has served as an adjunct faculty member at both Arizona State University and Chandler-Gilbert Community College, where she has taught communication and public relations courses. She also conducts national and international workshops and training on topics ranging from internal and external communications to media relations and citizen outreach efforts.
She is a member of both the International City/County Management Association and the Arizona City/County Management Association and a life member of the ASU Alumni Association, as well as serves on ASU’s President’s Minority Advisory Council and is a member of the International Hispanic Network.
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Joshua Wright was selected as the City of Chandler’s Assistant City Manager in May 2017. Wright has been the town manager of Wickenburg, Arizona, since 2011, and oversees six departments and the town clerk in that role. Prior to that, he worked at the Town of Marana for five years as assistant to the town manager and director of strategic initiatives.
Wright is a past president of the Arizona City/County Management Association and received the Associate’s Award for Excellence in Leadership in 2010. He also was named Economic Developer of the Year by the Arizona Association for Economic Development in 2011. He holds a Master in Public Administration and undergraduate degrees from the University of Arizona.
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City Manager's Office
Mail Stop 605
P.O. Box 4008
Chandler, AZ 85244-4008
City Manager's Office
175 S. Arizona Ave., 5th Floor
Chandler, AZ 85225
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