Downtown Manager

Posted on 07/18/2022


Daniel Sabillon brings vast experience and passion to the newly created role

Glendale, Ariz. – Following a highly competitive process that resulted in a nationwide candidate pool, the city of Glendale’s Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the selection of Daniel Sabillon as its first Downtown Manager.

In his role, Mr. Sabillon will lead development and redevelopment activities in Downtown Glendale. A significant portion of the role will be focused on continuing to develop and maintain relationships with merchants, landowners, residents, regional stakeholders, developers and other partners to help facilitate development and business attraction.

He has also been tasked with marketing and establishing an online presence for Downtown Glendale through local events and campaigns that will help regularly bring visitors to the area and establish it as the downtown for thousands in the surrounding area and beyond.

The addition of the position comes at a crucial time as the city of Glendale has begun revitalization efforts in Downtown Glendale including a major reinvestment in the downtown campus.

“Excited doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling of embarking on this journey with the city of Glendale,” said Sabillon. “I hold the downtown area in high regard because of its rich history and strong potential for economic growth. It was one of many reasons I chose to be a part of this community as a local business owner. Now I look to make an even bigger impact as the Downtown Manager.”

Sabillon holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science from Grand Canyon University where he served as Operations Manager for over a decade.

Daniel Sabillon will join the city of Glendale on August 1, 2022. 

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