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Jacey West
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Jacey West

Jacey West

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Jacey is an Arizona native and comes to us from ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership where she has served as Marketing and Communication Coordinator since August 2019. Since graduating from ASU in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in communications, Jacey also has held various digital marketing positions in the Phoenix area. 

She is currently earning her Master’s degree at ASU for Digital Audience Strategies and plans on graduating in May 2022. When she’s not working or doing homework, Jacey likes to go hiking, camping and backpacking with her husband. They have a fluffy orange cat, she’s a hobby photographer and is passionate about outdoor conservation. 

How is CFA’s work important to you?

As an Arizona native, I see the work that the Center for the Future of Arizona is doing as essential. I love my home state and I want to see it improve for fellow Arizonans and future generations.  

What do you love about Arizona?

My favorite thing about Arizona is the diversity in landscape. I grew up camping and hiking all over the state and love that I am able to drive a maximum of four hours in any direction to experience saguaros, snow, infamous waterfalls, canyons, rivers and vast deserts.

What’s your story? What was your path to CFA?

After graduating with my degree in communications from Arizona State University, I dove headfirst into the world of digital marketing and never looked back. I have a lot of experience working with start-up companies and have managed digital marketing strategies for a variety of companies in various industries. I found my way back to ASU in 2019 and worked as the marketing and communications coordinator for a small school before I discovered CFA in 2021. I am currently getting my graduate degree in digital audience strategies at ASU and am looking forward to graduating in May 2022.  

How does your work impact CFA?

As a storyteller and marketer, my work will help share the efforts of everyone in CFA and hopefully reach more Arizonans who are interested in being a part of strengthening Arizona’s future.  

When did you first consider Arizona home to you?

I was born and raised in the Phoenix area so I have always considered Arizona home. I feel most at home when I am in nature, especially in Sedona and the Mogollion Rim.