Featured Speaker

Jenn Daniels

Jenn Daniels is an expert in navigating the nuances and complexities of municipal government. She served in elected leadership for over a decade as a Council Member, Vice-Mayor and the Mayor of Gilbert, Arizona. Jenn led the Town to earn AAA bond ratings from all three rating agencies, opened three new parks, and transformed the Heritage District into a regional destination with some of the best restaurants in Arizona.

Jenn’s public and private sector experience spans a broad spectrum of responsibilities. She has a deep understanding of critical infrastructure, transportation planning and policy, and economic development strategies. Jenn is currently serving a six year term on the Arizona State Transportation Board and also serves as a board member for the Arizona Commerce Authority. Jenn is a Rodel Fellow, a Senior Housing Fellow for the Common Sense Institute, and in 2020, Jenn was named as an Arizona Capitol Times “Leader of the Year”.

Jenn’s true talent is her innate love of people and ability to organize anything. Her four kids keep getting older while she is unsuccessfully working on reverse-aging. She loves to hike, bake delicious treats, and be out and about in Arizona or wherever her travels take her with friends and family.