Armando Esparza is an Arizona native; born in Yuma and raised in San Luis. Armando has years of experience in economic development and digital marketing. Professionally, he has worked at the Small Business Development Center at Arizona Western College, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Arizona Commerce Authority in the areas of research and strategy, marketing, rural economic development, and business development.
In addition to his professional experience, Armando has been a freelancer for more than 5 years. Previous clients have included small businesses, non-profits, economic development organizations, and tech startups. Armando’s areas of expertise include social media strategy, email marketing, video marketing, market research, graphic design, and community development.
In addition to his work with SBDC, Armando Esparza is a graduate student at Arizona State University working on his Master of Public Policy degree and is a Marvin Andrews Fellow in Urban Management. Armando graduated with a Bachelor’s in Urban Planning from Arizona State University.