Author Archives: 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.

TuSimple will test autonomous truck technology in Tucson

TuSimple, an autonomous commercial vehicle technology company based in China, dedicated a new facility in Tucson today. TuSimple has leased 6,865 square feet of warehouse/office space at 2551 N. Dragoon Street, Suite 131 to engineer and test its Autonomous Trucking technology. The company also has research facilities in Beijing, China and San Diego, California. “TuSimple’s… Read More →

The 13 do’s and don’ts of business email etiquette

Predictable Time Off Helps Prevent Working Off The Clock

Email is one of those business tools that many of us take for granted and don’t think twice about.  But not practicing basic email etiquette could be hurting your reputation, causing colleagues and customers to perceive you in a negative way. You might be the company superstar, but failing to communicate properly via email could… Read More →

How does tolerance for incivility affect political participation?

The internet can be a Wild West where anything goes, especially when it comes to what people say to one another. Indeed, scrolling through an online comments section can provide a glimpse into how ruthless — sometimes downright mean — people can be. With incivility in American public and political discourse increasingly in the spotlight, Justin… Read More →

10 Ogletree Deakins attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers list

Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced that ten attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. The attorneys on the 2018 list were selected based on an exhaustive peer-review survey that examines the professional abilities, current practice, and experience… Read More →

51 Lewis Roca attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers list

family law

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP announced that eight Arizona attorneys are named Lawyer of the Year in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Lawyer of the Year awards are presented to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. A total of 51 the firm’s Arizona attorneys are included in the… Read More →

11 Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers list

Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, announced today that 11 of the firm’s 19 attorneys have been recognized for outstanding work in 16 separate practice areas by Best Lawyers®. Among the honorees, two have been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix, an honor given to only one attorney in the region practicing… Read More →

Gabriel’s Angels announces program expansion

Gabriel’s Angels, the only nonprofit organization in Arizona that delivers healing pet therapy to at-risk children, announces an innovative program expansion – Animals, Books, and Children (ABC). ABC utilizes Animal-Assisted Reading Activities to both increase literacy competencies, and work to improve the core behaviors of attachment, affiliation, confidence, empathy, respect, self-regulation, and tolerance that Gabriel’s Angels… Read More →

Nissan extends $10,000 Nissan LEAF incentive for SRP customers

Salt River Project announced that Nissan North America has extended its incentive program to offer SRP customers the opportunity to purchase a 2017 Nissan LEAF from a participating Maricopa County dealership at a discounted rate. The deal, which has been extended to Sept. 30, has resulted in record LEAF sales for Arizona. Arizona has been… Read More →

Clydesdales keep cool thanks to Phoenix Manufacturing

The USA Clydesdale Preservation Foundation (USACPF) just got a little cooler, thanks to a much-needed donation by Phoenix Manufacturing, the Valley’s leading builder and supplier of residential, commercial and industrial evaporative cooling products. When Phoenix Manufacturing heard of the USACPF’s fundraiser for swamp coolers, the company champed at the bit to provide the foundation with… Read More →

Clayton Nash Real Estate acquires Uptown Realty

Arizona-based Clayton Nash Real Estate has made yet another power move as the company continues to expand and disrupt the traditional residential real estate brokerage model. The company’s latest Arizona expansion initiative includes the absorption of well-known independent brokerage Uptown Realty. The agreement includes the transfer of the Uptown Realty agents as well as its… Read More →

Phoenix Rescue Mission opens Mission Possible Café

Mission Possible Café, located at 1516 West Van Buren Street, is the Phoenix Rescue Mission’s latest project—and it’s opening this fall. The new café will offer southwestern-inspired cuisine with an emphasis on Mexican grilled items. It will focus on strong customer service, as well as quality food at affordable prices. One of the key factors that… Read More →

22 Gust Rosenfeld attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers list

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Gust Rosenfeld announced that 22 of the firm’s attorneys, across 21 practice areas, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. In addition, Charles W. Wirken was recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2018 Franchise Law “Lawyer of the Year” award winner in Phoenix. The following Gust Rosenfeld attorneys… Read More →

Metro Phoenix companies go global with Export Explore Program

Avnet - Fortune Global 500

Six Greater Phoenix companies were awarded grants on Monday, August 14 in the inaugural Export Explore Program under the Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA). A dozen companies originally submitted to participate in the first pitch competition, to earn funding to help assist with export growth opportunities. The Export Explore program – made possible with the… Read More →

Applications open for ’50 Women Can Change the World’

Take The Lead Arizona, co-founded by Gloria Feldt, national expert on women’s leadership, announced an intensive leadership training program for women in Arizona working in the nonprofit sector: 50 Women Can Change the World. The program was launched in 2016 in the Arizona market and has plans for expansion in additional markets and sectors in… Read More →

Vitalyst Health Foundation seeks nonprofits for innovation grants

Vitalyst Health Foundation has opened the application process to Arizona nonprofits for the 2018 Innovation Grants. For four years, Vitalyst has been awarding Innovation Grants to fund projects that have a direct impact on building healthy communities around the state. The Vitalyst Innovation Grants will fund projects that address issues affecting community health and well-being;… Read More →