Meet Our Staff


Meet the Staff

Juan Ciscomani

Senior Advisor for Regional and International Affairs
Office of the Arizona Governor | Douglas A. Ducey

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Alec Esteban Thomson
Chief Operations Officer



Karin Jimenez
Director of External Affairs
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Lorena Rueda
Director of Internal Business Initiatives





Alix Skelpsa Ridgway
Director of Research & Communications





Rebeca Barela
Administrative Office Manager






baseline indicatorsWhere: Arizona-Sonora
What: Baseline Indicators Illuminate Economic Progress
Pillars: Advocacy, Trade
What Happened:The original concept of transborder cluster development in the Arizona-Sonora region was proposed in the Strategic Economic Development Vision at the 1993 AMC Plenary Session in Phoenix, Arizona. This groundbreaking approach of viewing Arizona and Sonora as a single economic region led directly to the creation of the Arizona-Sonora Regional Economic Indicators Report, an initiative of the AMC done in collaboration with The University of Arizona.