City of Mesa Office of Economic Development Welcomes New Team Members Vince Orleck and Sky Stone

June 27, 2024 at 7:54 am

The City of Mesa Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the hiring of Vince Orleck as Project Manager and Sky Stone as Program Assistant. Both join the team as of June 2024, bringing with them a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to supporting Mesa's economic growth.

Vince Orleck will serve as Project Manager, responsible for the management, marketing, and facility oversight of Mesa Business Builder @ The Studios and LaunchPoint, Mesas Technology Incubator. Vince has been a prominent leader in the Greater Phoenix entrepreneurial community for nearly a decade. Prior to joining the City of Mesa, he was the Digital Communications Manager at ASU Knowledge Enterprise, where he played a key role in marketing efforts for the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute, ASU Economic Development, and other ASU initiatives.

Vince has also been an active ecosystem builder within the yesPHX community, an advisor for HUUB, a lead organizer for PHX Startup Week, and the president of Social Media Club PHX.

Sky Stone joins as a Program Assistant supporting Mesa Business Builder @ The Studios. With a BS in Digital Audiences from ASU and an AAS in film production from Scottsdale Community College, Sky brings her expertise in digital media and community service to her new role.

Sky has been with the city since 2021, initially working with the Housing Department on the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, and later as a House Manager at the Mesa Arts Center. Her experience includes aiding local entrepreneurs at the Scottsdale Civic Centers Digital Media Lab and teaching residents about technology.

We are thrilled to welcome Vince and Sky to our team, Mesa Economic Development Director Jaye ODonnell said. Their diverse backgrounds and passion for small business support and development will be invaluable as we continue to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in Mesa.

Vince may be reached at or 480-644-3356. Sky may be reached at or 480-644-4567.

About City of Mesa Office of Economic Development
Mesas Office of Economic Development (OED) works to enhance Mesas economy by promoting a culture of quality, supporting the creation of higher wage jobs, promoting direct investment, and increasing prosperity of our residents. OED focuses on four lines of service to accomplish its mission: business attraction, retention, and expansion; entrepreneurship and small business development; redevelopment and revitalization; and workforce development and talent attraction. OED is the primary point of contact for existing businesses and prospective businesses, site selectors, developers, and community stakeholders to obtain technical expertise and support services necessary to properly evaluate business opportunities in Mesa.