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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.

Super Lawyers: Gallagher & Kennedy

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, 12 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.   Annually, only the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are selected by Southwest Super Lawyers… Read More →

Cox Arizona hosts tech recycling event

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On Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, from 10:00am-6:00pm,  Cox Arizona will be partnering with CBS 5 to help reduce hazardous waste caused by improperly dumping electronics and will be a hosting an E-Waste Recycling drive. Cox Arizona invites Phoenix residents to drop off their old and unwanted technology, including everything from batteries and computers, to… Read More →

BMO Harris Bank boosts credit to AZ business owners

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BMO Harris Bank is making an additional $2 billion in credit available to businesses in Arizona over the next three years. “We’re here to help, making more of our balance sheet available to businesses to support growth opportunities and help create new jobs,’ said Tim Bruckner, Arizona Commercial Banking Manager, BMO Harris Bank. “We have… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Gordon Silver

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Gordon Silver announced that Thomas J. Salerno, shareholder in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers.  Gordon Silver lawyer Teresa M. Pilatowicz, also in the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, was listed as a 2015 Rising Star. Thomas J. Salerno… Read More →

LifeLock gives back to its local communities

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LifeLock, Inc. launched its inaugural day of volunteerism, where, as part of their regular work schedule, employees leave their desks, roll up their sleeves and give back to local communities in a day of service. All of LifeLock’s 675+ employees are invited to join the event, called “Do-Gooder Day,” across office locations in Tempe, San Diego and… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced 41 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyersfor Arizona. In addition, 14 attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars, Super Lawyers. “The firm congratulates the 55 Fennemore Craig lawyers selected as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in recognition of their dedication to… Read More →

Inilex announces promotions, hires

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Inilex, the leading provider of telemetry solutions for vehicles, announced the promotion of three key executives and one new-hire to support the company’s growth goals and product innovation.  Brad Walls has been named the company’s new vice president of sales. In this expanded role, Walls is responsible for continuing to grow sales across all of… Read More →

Mesa Airlines celebrates company’s 100th regional jet

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Employees of Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines celebrated the arrival of the company’s 100th regional jet at its Phoenix hangar. The 76-seat E175, new from the Embraer factory in Brazil, was greeted by hundreds of Mesa employees, who enjoyed lunch and tours of the new aircraft. “Taking delivery of our 100th jet is truly a great moment… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Stinson Leonard Street

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Five attorneys from the Phoenix office of Stinson Leonard Street LLP were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers and five others were named Southwest Rising Stars. The attorneys selected as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: Carrie Francis, Employment & Labor Jeffrey Goulder, Business Litigation Michael Manning, Business Litigation Michael Parrish, Business Litigation Lonnie Williams Jr., Business Litigation… Read More →

Analysis shows costs of wage gap for Arizona women

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An analysis released for Equal Pay Day shows just how much damage the gender-based wage gap is doing to Arizona’s families and economy. Women employed full time in Arizona are paid just 84 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $7,263. This means that, collectively, Arizona women lose nearly $6 billion… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Burch & Cracchiolo

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. announced that 19 attorneys have been selected by Southwest Super Lawyers as top attorneys in Arizona for 2015. Fifteen attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and four have attained the title of Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Burch & Cracchiolo’s 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers include: • Daniel… Read More →

Plexus Worldwide ranked among top direct-selling firms

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Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller that was recently named No. 8 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, announced it was named No. 30 on the Direct Selling News (DSN) List of Top 50 Revenue-Generating Companies in Direct Selling within the United States, and No. 56 on its Global 100… Read More →

Shea Homes reports increase in new home sales

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New home sales are on the rise. During the first three months of this year, Shea Homes reports sales of 151 new homes, compared with 58 new homes sold during the same time period last year, a 160 percent increase. “We’re extremely pleased with the surge in new home sales,” said Ken Peterson, VP of… Read More →

Cox increases Internet speeds for Arizona residents

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Cox Communications announced that it has increased the speeds on two packages of Internet service for all Arizona customers. Cox High Speed Internet Essential will triple its speed from five megabits per second to 15 megabits per second. Cox High Speed Internet Starter will be five times faster, increasing from one megabit per second to… Read More →

BankWork$ partners With AWEE on career training

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Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) will partner with BankWork$™ to deepen its long-time work with adults from low-income and minority communities and those with barriers to employment. The partnership to prepare workers for careers in the financial services industry comes as BankWork$™ continues its $4-million national expansion to 15 cities by 2019. “AWEE is… Read More →