Claude Mattox, Vice President of Government & Community Relations

Claude Mattox has been a member of the Molera Alvarez team since 2012 after a successful twelve years of service on the Phoenix City Council. Claude brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Molera Alvarez team with thirty years of community and political involvement in Phoenix, the state of Arizona and at the national level. He is especially proud of his involvement in many major accomplishments during his City Council tenure, and he continues to serve the community to improve the quality of life in the Valley and the State of Arizona. Claude’s experience has helped him develop skills that directly benefit our clients, including, strong budgeting knowledge and the ability to work with diverse business, civic and community groups for a positive impact.

Phoenix City Council Experience

  • Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee (Chairman)
  • Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability Subcommittee (Past Chairman)
  • Finance, Efficiency and Innovation Subcommittee (Member)
  • Phoenix Audit Committee (Member)
  • Housing and Neighborhoods Subcommittee (Member)
  • Parks, Open Space and Environment Subcommittee (Member)
  • Arizona Municipal Water Users Association Board of Directors (President)
  • Arizona Cities and Towns’ Executive Committee (Member)
  • National League of Cities Energy, Environment, & Natural Resources (EENR) Steering and Policy Committee (Chairman)
  • Vice Mayor of Phoenix City Council (2002)

Professional History

  • Anasazi Book Store (Co-owner with Wife Sherri)
  • Mark Melton and Associates, Inc., Real Estate Sales and Investments (Vice President and Treasurer)
  • National Western Vistas Real Estate (Designated Broker)
  • Desert Sun Enterprises Community Relations (Principal)


  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Business Management) 1976
  • Harvard University, Kennedy School Senior Executive in State and Local Government Program, 2001

Current Community Involvement 

  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Member: Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water and Natural Resources Committee, Environment Committee, Real Estate & Community Committee)
  • Arizona Town Hall Board of Directors (Member)
  • Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (Member: Public Affairs Committee, Transportation Committee, Agriculture, Environment & Water Committee, Economic Development Committee)
  • Maryvale Revitalization Board of Directors (Immediate Past Chairman)
  • Phoenix Police Reserve Foundation Board of Directors (Member)
  • Phoenix Water/Waste Water Rate Advisory Committee (Chairman)
  • Yarnell (AZ) Water Improvement Association Board of Directors (President)


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