Julie Neal

Economic Development
Title: Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: 623.222.3322

Julie Neal has a very diverse and engaging professional background from small business owner; to experience in the commercial property management and leasing industry; and currently serves as the manager of the City of Surprise incubator- the AZ TechCelerator. 

In 2009, Julie moved to Surprise, Arizona and joined the Surprise Economic Development Department, first as a volunteer assisting with the launch of the AZ TechCelerator and then hired to manage the facility in April 2010.

Julie's experience as a small business owner herself, starting her first company in high school, allows her to be a great resource in assisting local entrepreneurs with the business start up process. 

Julie has over 15 years of commercial property management and office leasing experience. She was the corporate sales and leasing manager for Janez Group in San Diego where she was in charge of the in-house office leasing. While in California she served on the Board of CREW San Diego, an association of commercial real estate professionals. Julie also has a California Real Estate License. 

Julie has a degree in Graphic Design. She lives in Surprise with her husband and son.

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