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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Banner MD Anderson names medical director

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Matthew Callister, MD, recently was named the new medical director for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Callister has been serving in an interim role as medical director since July 2014.As medical director, Dr. Callister is responsible for clinical oversight at Banner MD Anderson, and serves as a pivotal link between the cancer center and… Read More →

JDA continues to be a leader in innovation

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JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced the formation of JDA Labs – a research and development group assembled to drive game-changing innovation. This global team will innovate new and existing products and deliver patents, best practices and entirely new products to the market. JDA Labs will drive research and innovation around three key areas: data… Read More →

REDW promotes Christina Roderick to principal

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REDW LLC, one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, is pleased to announce the promotion of Christina Roderick, CPA, to Principal in its Phoenix office. She leads REDW’s privately held business practice.“Christina’s promotion to Principal acknowledges her talent, hard work and commitment to both her co-workers and her clients,”… Read More →

UA Arthritis Center gets $6.1M grant

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Researchers at  the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA), supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The most common cause… Read More →

ACG will honor Arizona ‘Deal of the Year’

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The significant business (M&A) transactions that occurred in Arizona in 2014 are about to receive the recognition they deserve.It’s the “Deal of the Year,” an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), to recognize a company or private equity firm for their accomplishments regarding a merger, acquisition or capital market transaction.  The award… Read More →

CORE Institute expands into plastic surgery

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January 29, 2015 by in Featured | Healthcare

The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Andrew Blount, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He specializes in hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. “We found a great need to expand our specialties to now include plastic surgery to effectively care our patients in Arizona,” said… Read More →

Tucson Medical Center may join Mayo network

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Tucson Medical Center trying to become part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, according to the Arizona Daily Star. The Mayo Clinic Care Network includes about 34 hospitals across the United States that have joined the network to improve clinical care, said Judy Rich, CEO of TMC . “The goal is to share evidence-based medicine… Read More →

Banner Health, UA health merger approved

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The biggest healthcare deal of the year is official. The state Board of Regent approved the $1 billion merger of the University of Arizona’s health network into Banner Health, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that operates numerous hospitals and other health-care facilities. The regents’ decision was made at a Wednesday afternoon meeting in Tucson. The board voted last… Read More →

Cox offers free WiFi during Super Bowl

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January 28, 2015 by in Business News | Featured | Tech

Cox Communications will open up their more than 1,200 Valley wide hotspots to the public for free during the Super Bowl XLIX week and will be adding additional temporary hotspots to high traffic areas to help keep Valley residents and tourists connected. In addition to the existing Cox WiFi hotspots located throughout the Valley, in places like… Read More →

NB|AZ will air ‘Elevate AZ’ Super Bowl ad

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In an effort to promote Arizona and the businesses that impact its communities and citizens, National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the airing of its official “Elevate AZ” commercial during the broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX. The commercial is a key portion of NB|AZ’s “Elevate AZ” campaign and will feature three Arizona businesses and two… Read More →

Az Business Magazine January/February 2015

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Next generation of business leaders will shape the future This is one of my favorite issues of Az Business because we get to showcase many of the organizations and leaders that are creating a vibrant economy in Arizona. » This issue contains our annual Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) supplement, which highlights the incredible work… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority awards grants to innovators

Staying Innovative as a One Man Operation

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the six winning companies in its Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). These grant recipients represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact. The Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients are: ·       Iris PR Management – Phoenix, AZ (IT –… Read More →

All In hosts 3 days of Super Bowl parties

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The poker, fantasy sports and eSports experts at ALL IN Magazine are hosting three unique parties throughout Super Bowl weekend at one of the most elite private estates in Paradise Valley, AZ. The business objective is to solidify ALL IN as a premier brand and to deliver an experience that their fans appreciate. To accomplish… Read More →

Business customers rank SRP highest in West

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In a report issued by J.D. Power, Salt River Project ranks highest in customer satisfaction for business electric service among large electricity providers in the West Region for the second consecutive year — the fifth time in the last six years SRP has been ranked highest in the study. SRP’s overall customer satisfaction index is… Read More →

GPEC names Chris Camacho new CEO

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Board of Directors unanimously selected Chris Camacho as the organization’s fourth president and CEO during a special meeting today. Camacho has served as executive vice president of GPEC since joining the organization in 2008. He oversaw the organization’s top line performance measures, including domestic and international business development and… Read More →