About Zoe Gisela Richmond
Zoe Richmond lives in a house full of boys - her husband, two boys and a boxer. She volunteers at Arizona Town Hall, where she serves as a member of the executive board. She is trying her hand at the "lucrative" industry of mommy-blogging. There are also frequent attempts at "cooking."
She was recently Public Affairs Director for Union Pacific for Arizona and New Mexico. As public affairs director she was a liaison for the railroad on community issues, monitored the state legislature and worked on special projects During her tenure she worked on major infrastructure projects, such as the Santa Teresa facility.
Previously, she was based in Sacramento where she served as media director for Union Pacific’s Western region. She managed media calls on a daily basis for eight western states. Richmond was also on the ground managing crisis communication during major derailments and other catastrophic train events.
She came into the railroad industry through her role as executive director for Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit focused on rail safety where she her initiatives focused on diverse communities.
Her first corporate position was at State Farms corporate office where she was one of the first Spanish-language spokespersons. During her time in Bloomington Illinois, she got her Masters in English from Illinois State University.
She got her bachelors degree from Northern Arizona University in journalism shortly after turning 19. Born and raised in Yuma Arizona, she now lives in fashionable Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix.