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Term used to describe an industry insider, someone who is familiar with other individuals and groups and is able to exert influence or make decisions. AZ Business Leaders is a major annual business-to-business publication that combines the who’s who of Arizona business community with their valuable leadership advice and knowledge.

Wells Fargo names Pam Green business banking manager

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Pam Green, a financial services veteran with more than 14 years of experience, has been named Business Banking manager for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the North Valley.  John Bush, Business Banking manager for the Northwest Markets, announced the appointment. Green joined Wells Fargo in 2001 as a business sales associate. She also has served… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Steptoe & Johnson

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Fourteen Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and three attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.  The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research. The following Steptoe attorneys were selected as 2015… Read More →

Intravest Title hires Jeff Sutherlin as director of business development

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Intravest Title Agency, Inc. has hired Jeff Sutherlin as Director of Business Development for the Southeast Valley. Sutherlin brings 13 years of real estate industry experience to Intravest Title and will play a key role as the company continues to expand throughout the Valley. Prior to his real estate career, Sutherlin spent seven years working… Read More →

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute adds new physician, researcher

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Garrett Riggs, PhD, MD, an experienced behavioral neurologist with more than 15 years of  practice and research experience, is the newest provider in the Stead Family Memory Center at Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, an internationally-known Alzheimer’s care and research center. Dr. Riggs joined Banner Alzheimer’s Institute on April 13. As a provider in the Stead… Read More →

Children’s Law Center honors Ballard Spahr’s William Hicks

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Ballard Spahr lawyer William A. Hicks III will be honored with the Adoption Sustaining Award of Excellence by the Children’s Law Center at today’s Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) of Maricopa County’s For Love of Justice Reception. Mr. Hicks is a longtime volunteer for the Children’s Law Center, where he dedicates his time to helping family… Read More →

Fennemore Craig announces leadership team

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announces the election of Steve Good as chair of the firm’s management committee, succeeding Tim Berg, who served in that capacity for 10 years. The shareholders of the firm also elected Sarah Strunk as chair of the firm’s board of directors and appointed Jay Kramer as a… Read More →

Valley Leadership announces 2015 CEO Advisory Circle

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Valley Leadership, the region’s premier leadership organization, announced its 2015 CEO Advisory Circle membership.  The CEO Advisory Circle will help Valley Leadership hone its focus on meeting future leadership needs in a fast-paced, ever-changing landscape. The nine 2015 CEO Circle leaders were selected from diverse industries for their expert perspective on leadership, and for their… Read More →

Banner Health adds 3 new board members

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Recently, Banner Health announced the addition of three new members of its Board of Directors. “Leadership matters, and our board is integral in helping guide our operations, especially as we operate in the current, complex environment of health care,” said Ronald J. Creasman, MD, board chairman. “I am  proud to welcome Steven W. Lynn, Steve… Read More →

TW Lewis Foundation hires executive director

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 T.W. Lewis Foundation is pleased to announce Stephanie Parra as its executive director, a new position for the organization. Parra brings valuable experience in education, social work and non-profit management to the Foundation, which supports a wide array of education and family-focused non-profits with a common goal of strengthening the community. As executive director, Parra will… Read More →

WGM adds senior director of sales

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WGM Associates, a leading information technology, consulting and security services firm, has added a veteran business development executive to market the firm’s cyber-security and technology solutions. Jason Van Arsdale brings more than 15 years of business development experience with a focus on information technologies to WGM as Senior Director of Sales. He will leverage his… Read More →

David L. Rose Joins Tiffany & Bosco

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced the addition of David L. Rose as shareholder. David is a seasoned family law attorney, with a robust trial and appellate practice.  His practice deals with all aspects of family relationships including divorce, child custody, division of community property, spousal support, actions involving domestic violence and… Read More →

4 from Sherman & Howard make Southwest Super Lawyers

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Sherman & Howard announced that four of its Arizona attorneys have been named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law, Bob Hackett in Business Litigation, Hope Leibsohn in Estate & Probate and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. John Alan Doran was also selected for a special recognition by the publication:… Read More →

Nautilus Insurance Group announces changes to management

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Scottsdale-based Nautilus Insurance Group, comprised of Nautilus Insurance Company (“Nautilus”) and Great Divide Insurance Company (“Great Divide”), member companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation, has announced two changes to the management team of the organization. Michael J. Kilgas, who has served as Senior Vice President of Claims, will move to a new role as Senior… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Executive Committee adds Brad Vynalek

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner Brad Vynalek has been appointed to the firm’s Executive Committee.   Executive Committee members are responsible for the management and administration of the firm. Vynalek will serve a four-year term.   “We are happy to welcome Brad to the firm’s leadership team,” said Quarles & Brady Chair Kimberly Leach… Read More →

Sandi Perez of Delta Dental of Arizona earns honor

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Sandi Perez, Delta Dental of Arizona Vice President of Communications & Community Benefit, has been selected as a 2015 Kids at Heart Award honoree by the Children’s Museum of Phoenix Board of Directors and gala committee. She will be honored at the upcoming Children’s Museum of Phoenix Havana Nights gala on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Each year the… Read More →