Young ProfessionalsFeaturing young professionals under 40.
While the Chadwick Family’s story began in Wyoming, they recently created a new beginning in Arizona: they opened a State Farm Insurance Agency in Prescott Valley on April 1, 2021. They chose this area because it truly embraces a small hometown feeling, yet still offers larger-city opportunities that allow their daughter, Kimber Elizabeth, to flourish and grow.
After living in three different cities over the course of her life, Dalaney Mason truly feels like she’s found her forever home in Prescott.
She feels so blessed that she is now able to have her dream job while also being able to support her family with it. Dalaney specializes in photographing couples, anywhere from maternity to weddings, and loves that she gets to document the most important milestones in their lives for them.
In 2020, at the height of the Pandemic, Vanessa was offered an opportunity to join the Founding Fathers Collective team. This position required her to learn quickly and adapt daily, culminating in the successful and highly anticipated opening as the Brand Lead for the largest self-serving tap wall in Arizona. She is very proud of her staff because without them she wouldn’t be able to do it.
Dr. Tiffany Longoria, and her husband Dr. Jerome Longoria, owners of Lifestyle Chiropractic in Prescott, hope to build a thriving practice and help their community. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Dr. Tiffany grew up in a (very) small town before moving back to Des Moines during high school. She graduated from Valley High School, where she played in the band, sang in the choir, and ran track.
Prescott Woman Magazine sat down with entrepreneurs Ella Franz and Bebel Medina to discuss their business—and their mission: to spread good vibes.
Stephanie Miller feels that she has truly found her home in the welcoming city of Prescott.
She grew up traveling the west coast from the state of Washington all the way down to the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. While living in Mexico, she embraced her Hispanic heritage, learning and embracing the importance of family, a strong work ethic, and hospitality.
Unlike most Prescott High School graduates that dream of moving to the big city, Katie Romo’s heart has always been in Prescott. She loves everything about Prescott, from the beautiful scenery to her friendly neighbors. Katie was born in San Diego, CA, and raised here in Prescott. She thanks her parents daily for choosing such a charming little town.
Janae Ottis has a passion for helping and caring for people in whatever they are going through. Born and raised in Turlock, California where cows moo and almond trees blossom, she graduated from the University of California, Merced, with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Freshly out of college, Janae worked as a Youth Advisor for the Summer Youth Employment Program, and this experience further instilled a desire to help counsel youth in their education and career goals.
Hailey Bettendorf is enjoying her fresh start in Prescott—even during this crazy, unpredictable year. After moving here from Spokane, Washington, in early December 2019, she took a job as a Sales and Marketing Support Specialist at The Daily Courier and joined Prescott Area Young Professionals, and she’s excited to see what the future brings.
Originally born in Mexico, Leslie Contreras migrated to The United States at a very young age with the determination to reach success. From a young age, her parents instilled in her the power of education and focused on making sure she had access to it.
Liberty Casarez, Community and Public Relations Director, Findlay Automotive Group Prescott Toyota and Buick/GMC
Liberty Casarez’s giving heart has served her well in her position as the Community and Public Relations Director for Findlay Automotive Group Prescott’s Toyota and Buick/GMC Dealerships. Her passion, determination, and commitment to making a difference in her community have been evidenced since she arrived in Prescott nearly a year ago.
Over the past fifteen years, the Wagners have been a part of the construction industry in Prescott and have watched firsthand the growth of this town. For the past five years, Courtney worked as the business manager for Wagner Flooring LLC, which she owned with her husband. In December 2018, she decided to change careers and became a Loan Originator and is now a Business Development Manager for the Riggs Team at Guild Mortgage, focusing on helping families purchase the homes she and her husband had been a part of the building throughout the years.