Tempe Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Team Members

David John Key, Marketing & Programs Manager 

In August 2021, David Key was welcomed as the new marketing and programs manager. 

The marketing and programs manager is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and maintenance of Chamber marketing and event campaigns with the strategy to engage, enhance and promote the Chamber’s membership base, programs, special events and overall brand. The marketing and programs manager oversees the Chamber’s communications with members and stakeholders via the Chamber’s social media accounts and newsletter, providing a clear and consistent voice around local and national policy updates and current happenings. This position provides support in the planning and execution of the Chamber’s signature events and programs. 

Kay graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with a degree in business management, with a focus in entrepreneurship. Upon graduating, he started touring the country as a musician and booking concerts around the Phoenix area. While working in the music business, he developed a strong passion for events and marketing. He has held roles that include tour manager, artist manager, talent buyer, festival manager and marketing director.

Paulette Pacioni, Member Relations

In August 2021, Paulette Pacioni was welcomed to the position of member relations.

Member relations is responsible for member retention and engagement, working with the members as a chamber concierge to help them best utilize their memberships. This positions is a liaison for Chamber committees and councils, also working in business development with the VP of business development.

Pacioni holds a bachelor’s degree in media communications and started her career in Buffalo, New York, as the marketing manager for WUTV. After too many winters of shoveling snow, she moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to work at KUTP as the promotion writer/producer. After “producing” two adorable children with her husband, Dan, the call of entrepreneurship took her away from television and into her own window-covering business, which eventually led her to chamber of commerce work. She started at the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce heading up the marketing department, then moved to the marketing manager position at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce and now has settled in at the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, where she enjoys business development and member retention and engagement. She enjoys creative projects and serving the business community. By the way, the two adorable kids are grown and are in full swing of “producing” interesting careers of their own.

Jenna Swink, Marketing Intern

In March, Jenna Swink was welcomed as the Tempe Chamber’s marketing intern. 

The marketing intern is responsible for assisting with the Chamber’s marketing and communications. The duties include assisting with the creation of social media content, press releases and member communications. This position also provides administrative support and assistance with events and special programs.

Swink is an Arizona native who recently graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in business communications. She has gained a lot of experience in the content creation and public relations field from her past internships and social media/events leadership roles within her sorority at ASU. 

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