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About AZ Business Leaders

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.

Casino Del Sol retains CEO for three more years

Casino Del Sol

Casino Del Sol, an enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, has renewed Kimberly Van Amburg’s contract as chief executive officer for three more years, with plans to replace her with one of their own in 2020. Within these three years, Van Amburg will prepare Tribal members to move into executive management positions, including the CEO… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new board chair

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Board of Trustees voted to elect Maja Wessels as its new board chair during a meeting of the Trustees at Florida Southern College this past weekend. The announcement of Wessels’ new leadership position coincides with the Foundation’s efforts to greatly expand its reach and offerings. With extensive experience in corporate… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk partners named 2017 Women in the Law

Three partners at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk were named Women in the Law by Best Lawyers Spring Business Edition 2017.  Women in the Law are selected by their peers.  Best Lawyers methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their… Read More →

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix names dean

Guy Reed, MD, MS, a noted cardiologist, physician-scientist and health administrator, has been named dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.  The announcement was made today by Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, interim senior vice president, University of Arizona Health Sciences. Dr. Reed is the Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair… Read More →

Marie Sullivan resigns as AWEE president and CEO

After 20 years as president and CEO of Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) and with much reflection about the next phase of her life, Marie Sullivan has resigned to pursue new opportunities that leverage her experience as a nonprofit executive with extensive experience in workforce and economic development, and to advocate for women and… Read More →

Isagenix founders earn Bravo Award for Leadership

The founders of Isagenix, a global leader in health and wellness products and solutions, were recently recognized with the Bravo Award for Leadership at the eighth annual Direct Selling News (DSN) awards gala, which was held April 19 at the InterContinental in Dallas, Texas. The 2017 Bravo Awards honor individuals and companies for exceptional achievements… Read More →

27 Jones, Skelton & Hochuli attorneys named Super Lawyers

family law

Super Lawyers has selected twenty-seven attorneys from Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, to appear on the 2017 Arizona Super Lawyers and Arizona Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the honor of being listed as an… Read More →

14 Jaburg Wilk attorneys named 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers

family law

Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk has 14 attorneys named as either 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers or 2017 Rising Stars. The 2017 listing of Southwest Super Lawyers includes Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Lauren Garner, Kraig Marton, Nathan D. Meyer, Mitchell Reichman, Maria Crimi Speth and Lawrence Wilk.   To be considered for Rising Star recognition, attorneys are… Read More →

20 Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorneys make Super Lawyers list

legal law

Phoenix-based law firm, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, had 20 attorneys listed in the 2017 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers list, including six 2017 Southwest Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list. The Jennings… Read More →

Sherman & Howard lawyers recognized as Super Lawyers

Fennemore Craig

Sherman & Howard announced that three of its Arizona attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law and Robert Hackett and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. Named as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” are Matt Hesketh and Craig Morgan, both in the area of Business… Read More →

Association for Corporate Growth honors Brian Moll

Brian Moll has received the highest national honor from the Association for Corporate Growth. A prominent Valley attorney who has been one of the cornerstones of the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter (ACG) over the years is receiving a significant recognition from ACG Global. ACG has named Brian Moll, Partner at Quarles & Brady and… Read More →

Ballard Spahr’s Jeremy Poryes named Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney

Jeremy T. Poryes, a real estate lawyer with Ballard Spahr, has been honored as “Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney” for the month of April by the Volunteer Lawyers Program, a joint venture of Community Legal Services and the Maricopa County Bar Association. Through the program, attorneys provide pro bono representation, brief advocacy, or legal advice and… Read More →

Ballard Spahr attorneys named to Super Lawyers list

family law

Eleven attorneys from the Phoenix office of Ballard Spahr have been named to the 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers List. Another eight attorneys have been honored as 2017 Southwest Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorneys make Super Lawyers lists

Julia Koestner

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 17 of its Phoenix attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Arizona for 2017. Additionally, 14 Phoenix attorneys were named to the 2017 Southwest Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a… Read More →

22 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix attorneys named to Super Lawyers

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office had 17 attorneys named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named five Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. The 17 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list include: Brian H. Blaney Rebecca Lynne… Read More →