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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.

Quarles & Brady’s Susan Brichler Trujillo earns post

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Quarles & Brady LLP partner Susan Brichler Trujillo, office chair of the Health Law Practice Group, has been elected president on the board of local nonprofit. Community Legal Services is an Arizona nonprofit that provides legal assistance, advice, and representation to individuals below the federal poverty level. A longtime member of the board of directors, Trujillo most recently served as the organization’s… Read More →

Arizona Polymer Flooring announces new CFO

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Flooring and concrete coating systems manufacturer, Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF) appointed Shannon Warner as the firm’s chief financial officer. Warner’s experience in corporate financial planning makes her perfectly poised to help steer Arizona Polymer Flooring as it prepares for broader national growth. As CFO, her primary focus will be to manage the company’s financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, operational results… Read More →

Tempe Chamber announces new board of directors

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has confirmed five new members to its Board of Directors. Beginning their terms on July 1 will be: Tracy Bullock, Bullock Training & Development Tracy Bullock is the President of Bullock Training & Development, Inc., an authorized Sandler Training® center. She delivered strategic business development with Procter & Gamble for… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips’ Shayna Balch earns honor

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Fisher & Phillips LLP announced Tuesday that Super Lawyers Magazine has named Shayna Balch, partner, to its 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listing. This marks the fifth year in a row that the labor and employment attorney has received the unique accolade. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who… Read More →

Arizona Family Health Partnership elects board members

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The Arizona Family Health Partnership elected three members to two-year terms on its board of directors. The new members include: Jameela I. Norton, Project Manager with The University of Arizona ASPIRE Project, which focuses on the promotion of high quality youth development practices in out-of-school time settings, Jami J. Snyder of Phoenix, Chief Operating Officer… Read More →

Nicole Stanton earns Outstanding Achievement Award

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

Quarles & Brady LLP Managing Partner Nicole Stanton was honored by the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS with its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award during the organization’s 21st Annual Night for Life Gala, which took place on Saturday, May 14 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. “The Night for Life Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes an individual who… Read More →

Victoria Vaughn joins Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Victoria Vaughn has joined the firm. Her practice is focused in the areas of insurance defense, medical malpractice and professional liability. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Vaughn enjoyed a career as a registered nurse in the operating room. Her medical knowledge offers clients the benefit of… Read More →

State of Black Arizona honors Booker Evans, Jr.

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Booker T. Evans, Jr., recognized as a leader in the legal profession and for his lifelong commitment to diversity and community service, has been named a 2016 Community Luminary by the State of Black Arizona (SBAZ). Mr. Evans and nine others will be recognized April 28 at the Community Luminary Ceremony. “It is amazing to… Read More →

Nicole Stanton named Woman of the Year

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix Office Managing Partner Nicole Stanton has been named Woman of the Year by Arizona Summit Women’s Law Association.  Stanton was honored at the first-ever Arizona Summit Women’s Law Association’s Spring Luncheon on April 30. “I’m so humbled to received the Woman of… Read More →

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff engineer earns honor

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John Louis, a senior engineer in the Tempe, Arizona office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization, is the recipient of a 2016 Arizona Transportation Legacy Award. The Legacy Awards are presented annually by the Arizona chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The awards recognize outstanding individuals from government,… Read More →

Arizona Technology Council adds 3 new directors

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In a move that positions some of the most well-respected senior executives in Arizona alongside a bright young professional, the Arizona Technology Council announced Monday a series of board appointments. The Technology Council appointed Brad Jannenga, co-founder and former chairman, president & CTO of WebPT, David Woody, senior vice president, Technology Operations & Transformation, American Express and… Read More →

INOV8 Golf announces additions to advisory board

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INOV8 Golf founder and CEO, John Cioe, announced the addition of two key members to the company’s board of advisors. Tom Schneider and Jerry Hairston officially joined the organization mid-March and are some of the first members of the board, which will continue to strategically grow throughout 2016. “INOV8 Golf is about more than creating… Read More →

Kurt Peterson joins Andante Law Group

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Andante Law Group is pleased to announce that attorney Kurt A. Peterson has joined the firm as partner. Kurt has practiced in the areas of commercial finance, real estate and general business law for nearly 30 years. He also has a vibrant commercial banking and finance practice, in which he represents national, regional and community… Read More →

CopperPoint names new president and CEO

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CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company, a leading workers compensation insurance provider, announced that industry veteran Marc E. Schmittlein has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Schmittlein will join the company effective June 1, 2016. He will replace President and CEO Donald A. Smith, Jr. who previously announced his plans to retire effective July… Read More →

Westin La Paloma appoints sales, marketing director

Tucson Resorts: Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa appointed Julie Tainter as its director of sales and marketing. Tainter brings more than 30 years of experience, and she will collaborate with the resort’s sales, marketing, and public relations teams to drive sales and exceed revenue goals for the iconic 487 room desert property. Spearheading The Westin La Paloma Resort &… Read More →