Valerie Churchwell, whose experience includes more than 25 years of public- and private-sector leadership roles, serves as the Small Business Engagement Manager for City of Phoenix Aviation Department.  In this role, Ms. Churchwell is responsible for development and implementation of educational programs and services designed to increase competitiveness, capacity, and awareness of small, disadvantaged, minority, women-owned business contracting, professional services and procurement opportunities at Sky Harbor International Airport and the Goodyear and Deer Valley General Aviation Airports.

Prior working for the City of Phoenix, Valerie served as the Director of Community Affairs for one of the largest general contractors in the country.  Valerie began her career as an electrical engineer in the nuclear aircraft and submarine industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from The University of Alabama.  She also holds a Certificate of Project Management from George Washington University.

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Phone – 602-273-2024

Valerie Churchwell

City of Phoenix Aviation Department