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F.o.R.M.- Committee Meeting: Joan Kreuger- "The Right Place"

F.o.R.M.- Committee Meeting: Joan Kreuger- "The Right Place"

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (MST)


Future of Retail Mesa (F.o.R.M.)

The purpose of this Committee is to bring together our Chamber members that engage in retail sales, and give them an environment to share, learn and otherwise grow Mesa’s retail business footprint, and subsequently, tax revenue for the city, more jobs, etc.

Speaker: Joan Kreuger, First Vice President, NAI Horizon

Topic: The Right Place for your business. If you are looking to find a location for your new business, or find yourself having to look for a new location for your existing business, Joan will present of some best practices to make the search and acquisition process effective and fulfilling to the goals of your business.

About Joan:

Scope of Experience

Joan Krueger focuses on office, retail, light industrial, and land asset classes. She proudly works in the vibrant Southeast Valley of Metro Phoenix. However, she also relishes the opportunity to serve her clients anywhere they need within Arizona. Krueger has a reputation for being customer-centric, available, and responsive to her clients. She is passionate about using her knowledge and tenacity to help her customers pursue their real estate dreams. Krueger is active in the continued opportunity to contribute to the growth of her community through commercial real estate. Large or small transactions alike, Krueger uses problem-solving and creative thinking to support clients. At the same time, she is carefully considering the client's needs, assesses their options, and guides decisions that align with their vision.

Background & Experience

Krueger is a dynamic commercial real estate professional, taking part in the city council and instructing aspiring real estate professionals. Krueger joined NAI Horizon in 2018 after four years at Bliss Realty and Investments. Before that, she worked with RE/MAX Commercial and JHA Properties, leading the commercial efforts at both brokerages. Before entering commercial real estate, Krueger worked in the technology sector in international business development for more than 30 years. She gained a wealth of experience during four years on the Gilbert Town Council, including a year as Vice Mayor; and six years with the Gilbert Planning Commission. These experiences taught her about entitlements, one of her biggest passions, and residential and commercial development requirements and processes. Krueger is an Adjunct Professor at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, where she instructs aspiring real estate professionals.


A native of Wisconsin, Krueger earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Arizona State University. She also attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Professional Associations & Designations

A resident of Gilbert, Arizona, Krueger has served as a member of the Gilbert Sister Cities Board of Directors and the Fresh Start Women's Resource Center EV/Positive Paths Board of Directors. In addition, she has served in leadership positions as Chair of the Dignity Health East Valley Foundation Board, the First United Methodist Church of Gilbert Trustees Board, the Gilbert Historical Society Board, and the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She currently serves as the Mesa Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Chair.

Mesa Chamber of Commerce
165 N. Centennial Way Suite 208
Mesa, AZ 85201 United States

This event is virtual- attendees are sen Zoom information prior to the start of the meeting.

Event Contact
Bob Nelson
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (MST)
Chamber- Mesa Chamber Event
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