Ensemble Real Estate Solutions Employees Author ‘The Textbook of Urgent Care Management’ Chapter

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December 17, 2013 by in Uncategorized

Tracy Altemus, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Brokerage Services and Jamie Krahne, Regional Manager for Ensemble Real Estate Solutions recently collaborated on writing a chapter in “The Textbook of Urgent Care Management” by John Shufeldt M.D. J.D., MBA, FACEP. Altemus and Krahne provided their industry expertise for a chapter in the textbook titled “Building out an… Read More →

Author Shares 4 Tips for Marketing Your Book

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July 5, 2013 by in Featured | Marketing

If you want people to read your book, you have to be more than a talented storyteller or researcher – you will need plenty of persistence, says Darlene Quinn, a 75-year-old award-winning novelist whose passion for the written word trumped her lucrative position as a top executive at the legendary Bullocks Wilshire department stores. “Sometimes… Read More →

Helpful Book by Local Author, Nicole Zangara, Explores Female Friendships

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June 28, 2013 by in Connections | Lifestyle

“It’s all about validation,” Nicole Zangara said of her book, Surviving Female Friendships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Zangara, a Scottsdale resident, is passionate about the virtually unexplored topic of navigating female friendships. Her goal is to provide guidance but also to ensure women that they are not alone in their experiences and… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority gets new CEO

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The Arizona Commerce Authority — the state’s economic development organization — is finally getting a new CEO to replace Don Cardon. The ACA is charged with creating jobs and boosting the state’s economy. The Arizona Commerce Authority board voted unanimously Tuesday to have a board committee negotiate a contract with Sandra Watson, who was chief… Read More →

CenturyLink workers in Arizona authorize strike

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CenturyLink workers in 13 western states have voted to authorize a strike if union leaders can’t reach a new contract with the communications company. The workers at issue are in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, North Dakota, New Mexico, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Communications Workers of America announced… Read More →

Ex-Commerce Authority leader gets $60K bonus

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August 10, 2012 by in Business News | Economy

The former chief executive of the Arizona Commerce Authority will receive a $60,000 discretionary bonus after quitting with more than two years left on a three-year contract and returning to his private businesses. A spokesman for Gov. Jan Brewer told The Arizona Republic it’s his understanding that private funds will pay for Don Cardon’s bonus.… Read More →

Tucson Airport Authority Hires Director Of Operations

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Danette Bewley recently joined Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) as director of operations. “I entered the aviation industry at birth,” said Bewley, whose father was a Navy fighter pilot and commercial airline pilot for more than 35 years. A private pilot herself, Bewley’s 23-year airport management career has taken her around the nation. She recently served… Read More →

SRP Buys RECs From Navajo Tribal Utility Authority For Solar Investments

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Solar Investments

In an effort to support solar for more residents of the Navajo Nation, Salt River Project has agreed to purchase solar photovoltaic Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA), an enterprise of the Navajo Nation. The $220,000, five-year purchase agreement will be used to acquire additional off-grid systems for tribal residents.… Read More →

Joyce Anne Ware Longfellow Authors Book Inspired By Her Parents

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June 6, 2012 by in Healthcare

Tempe businesswoman Joyce Anne Ware Longfellow writes a book to inspire others to engage in conversations with their loved ones on the topic of death and dying. In Joyce Anne Ware Longfellow ’s family, death of a loved one was not something that was openly discussed. “In my family we didn’t talk about death. I… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Celebrates Its 1st Anniversary

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December 1, 2011 by in Job Creation

With the Arizona Commerce Authority celebrating its 1st year, jobs remain the focus as the state’s CRE industry reaps the benefits. In August, Tempe-based First Solar purchased 635 acres in Pinal County for $9.8M and announced plans to build a generating station on the property. The rapidly expanding, clean-energy company is still constructing its solar module… Read More →

Don Cardon: The Driving Force Behind The Arizona Commerce Authority

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A political appointee with a successful track record in the private sector, Don Cardon has become the face of the new and innovating Arizona Commerce Authority. While Gov. Jan Brewer is chair of the public/private economic development agency and sports mogul Jerry Colangelo serves as co-chair, it is Cardon, as president and CEO, who has… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Aims To Bolster The Business Environment

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September 30, 2011 by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Workforce

The new kid on Arizona’s economic development scene is poised to shake things up. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), a public/private entity, is not merely a name change, a rebranding of the Arizona Department of Commerce that over the years received its share of praise and an increasing level of criticism. And it’s not just… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Board Of Directors Comprised of Statewide Leaders

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February 28, 2011 by in Economy

The Arizona Commerce Authority aims to boost Arizona’s economy by creating jobs for Arizonans, attract and bring in new business, as well as show corporations Arizona is a better operating environment and a better place to collaborate and grow. The following ACA Board of Directors are leaders within their respective fields: Metro Phoenix Chair: Gov.… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Is Tasked With Re-Invigorating The State’s Economy

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January 27, 2011 by in Economy

As Arizona enters 2011, unemployment continues at about 9.5 percent, and according to one national ranking of commercial real estate site selectors, Arizona’s reputation as a business-friendly state continues to slide. That’s where the newly formed Arizona Commerce Authority comes in. “It’s not about re-branding, and it’s not about a committee,” says Don Cardon, ACA… Read More →

Cardon Named CEO, President Of State’s New Commerce Authority

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November 30, 2010 by in Economy

Don Cardon today was officially named CEO and President of the newly formed Arizona Commerce Authority by Gov. Jan Brewer at the ACA board meeting at the Arizona Capitol. Brewer named Cardon Director of the Arizona Department of Commerce in May 2009. On June 29, 2010, Brewer issued an Executive Order establishing the ACA and… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority: Team Effort in Arizona CRE

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November 1, 2010 by in Economic Development

If there’s one person who can help give Arizona the home-field advantage when it comes to attracting new businesses, new jobs and making the state more competitive in the global market, it’s Jerry Colangelo, the vice chairman of the Arizona Commerce Authority. Perhaps that’s why Gov. Jan Brewer picked the Valley businessman as vice chairman… Read More →

Newly Formed Arizona Commerce Authority Convenes Its Inaugural Board Meeting

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September 23, 2010 by in Blogs | Finance | Workforce

Vowing that “today the rubber hits the road,” Gov. Jan Brewer and Jerry Colangelo assembled and introduced 35 state leaders representing diverse backgrounds for the inaugural board meeting of the Arizona Commerce Authority. The private-sector board will work to align diverse assets and opportunities within the state to compete economically in both domestic and international… Read More →

Author Says Parents Should Unplug Their Kids From Electronics And Plug Them Into Nature

December 1, 2009 by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Green

Getting kids back in touch with nature is critical to raising healthy children, according to author and journalist Richard Louv. His most recent book, “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder,” focuses on the relationship between children and nature. Louv links the lack of nature in the lives of today’s electronically… Read More →

Love-It or Hate-It Brands Are Less Risky

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Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald’s? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what… Read More →

Arizona Science Center unearths ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian artifacts will be on view in Phoenix when Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science opens at Arizona Science Center on May 31. Lost Egypt is an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

Landscape Architects host 2014 Design Awards

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April 14, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events

The Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (AzASLA) hosted their annual Design Awards Gala at the Desert Botanical Garden on Saturday, March 29th. Speaking at the event was National Past President of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Tom Tavella, PLA, FASLA. The Gala brought together professional and student landscape architects to… Read More →

Brewer OKs tax cut law for manufacturers

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses. Brewer signed Senate Bill 1413 at a Capitol ceremony attended by a couple of… Read More →

Weil adds healthy options to UA hospital menu

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Dr. Andrew Weil has yet to open one of his True Food Kitchen restaurants in Tucson, but the Arizona Daily Star reports his dishes will now be available at a venue previously unknown for culinary prowess — the hospital. Weil, a Tucson author and nationally recognized founder of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative… Read More →