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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.

Chambers USA gives Dickinson Wright top rankings

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Dickinson Wright PLLC announced that Chambers USA, publisher of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession, has named Dickinson Wright’s General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate practices as “Top Ranked” practices in Arizona. Five attorneys from Dickinson Wright’s Phoenix office were named “Leaders in their Fields.” London-based publisher Chambers & Partners conducts research into the… Read More →

Foster financial clarity before wedding, expert warns

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With June coming up, wedding season is fast approaching.  Couples of all ages are working out the final details before they walk down the aisle. However, older or more financially settled people, who may be on a second (or third) marriage, may need to take a few additional steps to ensure the well-being of their… Read More →

ON Semiconductor becomes member of Thread Group

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ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficiency innovations, has become a member of the Thread Group – an industry organization dedicated to market education and product certification for Thread, a low-power, wireless mesh networking protocol designed to easily and securely connect hundreds of devices in the home. This move underlines the company’s commitment to implementing Internet of… Read More →

Quarles & Brady recognized in Chambers USA 2015

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 10 attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix office have been ranked in the 2015 edition of the esteemed Chambers USA directory. They are: • Joseph A. Drazek – Environment (including water rights)               • Steven P. Emerick – Corporate/M&A      • Diane Haller – Real Estate             • Don P. Martin – Litigation: General Commercial… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $500,000 to help revitalize Tucson

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced donations totaling $500,000 to seven local nonprofits to help strengthen and revitalize Tucson neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild to… Read More →

Booker expands tech operations to Scottsdale

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Booker, the leading platform for service commerce, announces plans to expand their operations to Scottsdale. With headquarters in New York City, and offices in Orange County, Calif. and Singapore, Booker’s decision to grow into Scottsdale at SkySong is a great addition to the companies who have already selected SkySong to grow. Booker’s platform allows services… Read More →

FirstBank expands with North Scottsdale branch

FirstBank opened a new branch at the corner ofScottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak on May 13th and will host aribbon cutting on May 28

FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with multiple banking locations throughout Arizona, announced the opening of its newest branch in north Scottsdale at 23399 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. E101, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.  The major cross streets are Scottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak.  The 4,000 square-foot location officially opened on May 13th and marks FirstBank’s 16th… Read More →

KB Home opens La Ventilla in Goodyear

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KB Home, one of the nation’s largest and most recognized homebuilders, is celebrating the grand opening of its La Ventilla community in Goodyear. KB Home will offer homebuyers the choice of five one- and two-story floor plans and the opportunity to live within minutes of the area’s major highways, downtown Phoenix and abundant outdoor recreation.… Read More →

Arizona ranks No. 22 for senior health

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Arizona ranked No. 22 for senior health this year, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities. Nationwide, the report shows positive trends for senior health, especially for those measures that look at whether seniors are getting the right care in… Read More →

Nonprofits can apply for $10K Cox Charities grants

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Cox Charities is asking  Arizona non-profits that focus on K-12 youth and education programs to submit proposals for grants valued at $10,000 or less. This year’s grant cycle will close June 3. The grant application can be found online at www.azfoundation.org/grants. In 2014, Cox Charities distributed nearly $715,000 to 91 youth and education-focused nonprofits across… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced that six attorneys with the firm were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their area of practice include Mark Barker, John “Jack” Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis. In addition, Joseph Brophy and Travis Pacheco were… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jaburg Wilk

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Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk has seven attorneys listed as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. The 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers magazine lists attorneys –Lawrence Wilk, Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Mitchell Reichman, Lauren Garner and Nathan D. Meyer as “Southwest Super Lawyers.” Laura Rogal is a “Southwest Rising Star.”  Recognition is limited to the top 5% of attorneys… Read More →

Sky Harbor offers Memorial Day travel tips

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Memorial Day weekend is the start of the busy summer travel season. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport anticipates Thursday, Friday and Monday as the busiest travel days with passenger traffic about 15-20 percent higher than an average day. America’s Friendliest Airport® offers you the following tips for your holiday travels: Use our best kept secret… Read More →

Chambers USA recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, and seven of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, an annual guide to the nation’s best attorneys and legal firms.  The 20-lawyer firm earned rankings in the Labor & Employment and Health Care practice areas, and individual attorneys were named Leaders… Read More →

Polsinelli earns top rankings in Chambers USA

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Chambers USA, a leading legal industry rankings organization, released its 2015 rankings for lawyers and practices. Polsinelli earned high placements by state, practice and attorney. Chambers rankings are based on information obtained from client interviews, submissions put forward by law firms and Chambers’ own database resources. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands… Read More →