Jeanine Jerkovic, CEcD is the Economic Development Director of the City of Surprise. As an economic development professional, Jeanine is most proud of starting up the West Valley’s first business incubator, the AZ TechCelerator, and recruiting Costco to the City of Surprise – which has helped launch an additional one million square feet of retail and commercial development along the Prasada Loop 303. Jeanine has a B.A. from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University and has an MSc from the London School of Economics in the UK. Jeanine and her husband Velko and their two children live in Surprise, Arizona.