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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Arizona Business Magazine has grown to encompass not just Arizona Business Magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Arizona Business Magazine is the state’s leading monthly 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.

Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors expands in Arizona

Managing Receivables and Increasing Cash Flow

Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors (BPWA), a comprehensive wealth advisory firm and national enterprise building partnership, recently welcomed four experienced advisors to its Scottsdale office. Brian Coughlan, MBA, Landen Lunsway, CFP®, Chris Palermo, CFA, CFP® and Andrew Reinhardt, CFP® officially joined the BPWA Arizona team as Partners and Managing Directors on Friday. The new team, which… Read More →

Creditsafe opens sales center in Phoenix

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Creditsafe, the world’s most-used supplier of company credit reports, announced today that it has opened a sales center in the greater-Phoenix area. The office will allow the fast-growing company to better serve customers in the western United States. Located at 1400 E. Southern Ave. in Tempe, the 9,500-square-foot office can accommodate up to 150 employees.… Read More →

GM Foundation donates $25,000 to Valley nonprofits

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The General Motors Foundation today made two donations to local organizations totaling $25,000 through its Plant City Grants program. Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer presented a $15,000 check to East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) and a $10,000 check to Make-A-Wish Arizona.  EVIT is a career and technical school offering more than… Read More →

2014 Arizona Forward: A Special Az Business Report

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10,000 reasons to care this year This is the season of giving. And you don’t have to look very far into Arizona’s business community to find individuals who will leave this world better than they found it. • Bob Parsons, the former CEO of GoDaddy and cover model for this issue of Az Business, has… Read More →

2014 Arizona Bankers Association: A Special Az Business Report

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10,000 reasons to care this year This is the season of giving. And you don’t have to look very far into Arizona’s business community to find individuals who will leave this world better than they found it. • Bob Parsons, the former CEO of GoDaddy and cover model for this issue of Az Business, has… Read More →

Az Business Magazine November/December 2014

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10,000 reasons to care this year This is the season of giving. And you don’t have to look very far into Arizona’s business community to find individuals who will leave this world better than they found it. • Bob Parsons, the former CEO of GoDaddy and cover model for this issue of Az Business, has… Read More →

Polsinelli named Law Firm of the Year in healthcare

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U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 Best Law Firms report, naming Polsinelli the “Law Firm of the Year in Health Care.” The designation is based on Polsinelli’s overall performance in health care, incorporating both client feedback and peer review, and reflective of the firm’s growing talent pool, complete range of healthcare legal… Read More →

UA’s Michele Norin among Premier 100 IT Leaders

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IDG’s Computerworld announced Michele Norin, Chief Information Officer at the University of Arizona, as a 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. “The Premier 100 awards program showcases the innovative… Read More →

Smith Paknejad PLC adds veteran litigator to roster

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Smith Paknejad PLC recently welcomed attorney J. Phillip Glasscock to the firm. He joins the firm as “Senior Counsel” offering a broad variety of business law and estate planning services to businesses, business owners, key executives, property owners, families and individuals in the state of Arizona. Glasscock brings his well-established business law and estate planning… Read More →

ASU revises royalty policy, more proceeds to researchers

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Arizona State University researchers with inventions licensed to existing companies or to form new startups will be entitled to a larger share of the proceeds under a new university policy developed by the Intellectual Property and Institutional Review Committee and approved by President Michael Crow. Under the previous policy, net licensing proceeds (after administrative and… Read More →

Phoenix Chamber seeks nominees for IMPACT Awards

Staying Innovative as a One Man Operation

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) seeks nominations for its 2015 IMPACT Awards, which honor the accomplishments of outstanding Valley businesses and the positive impact they’ve made on the Greater Phoenix business community. Nominations — which can come from anyone in the community — are open from now until January 9, 2015, and can… Read More →

John C. Lincoln Recertified as Primary Stroke Center

Neurologist Victor Zach, MD demonstrates the telerobot he uses to coordinate care for stroke patients at John C. Lincoln Hospitals. The telerobot spans the miles between patient and specialist.

John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital in North Phoenix has been recertified as a Primary Stroke Center by DNV Healthcare, an international certifying agency approved by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, according to hospital CEO John Harrington Jr. “Deer Valley Hospital demonstrated that its stroke care program follows national standards and guidelines… Read More →

Arizonans spend more on Cyber Monday than Black Friday

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Arizonans plan to spend more money shopping electronically on Cyber Monday ($556) than hitting the malls and super-stores on Black Friday, where they plan to spend $433, according to the BMO Harris Bank Holiday Report. The survey examined the buying intentions of consumers ahead of Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving; and Cyber Monday,… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner earns honor

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C. has been named the Small Business Honoree of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce’s 29th Annual Sterling Awards. The Scottsdale Chamber announced this year’s honorees at a ceremony Friday at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale. “The Sterling Awards are among the most credible of all business award competitions in the… Read More →

Fingerpaint acquires Valley’s Olson Communications

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Fingerpaint, a strategic marketing agency headquartered in Saratoga Springs, today announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based Olson Communications, a 13-year-old firm known for its work in the film, entertainment, real estate and hospitality industries. The acquisition will add public relations, content marketing and promotions to Fingerpaint’s scope of services, while also expanding its footprint to the… Read More →