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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.

Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network is now HonorHealth

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HonorHealth, both a name and a call to action, is the new name and brand for Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network. “At HonorHealth, we’re all about making healthy personal with a focus on our patients – when they’re healthy and when they’re not,” said CEO Tom Sadvary. “We’re honored to put them at the center of… Read More →

PetSmart shakes up senior leadership team

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PetSmart, Inc. today named six new leaders to its senior leadership team who, collectively, will be responsible for key growth areas of the Company, including customer experience, merchandise planning, strategy, initiatives, sourcing and real estate. The additions to the senior leadership team reflect the first major hires by PetSmart’s newly-installed President and CEO, Michael Massey.… Read More →

What retirement looks like for Arizona’s affluent

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BMO Private Bank today released a study examining what retirement looks like or will look like for high-net worth Arizonans (defined as those with investable assets of $1 million or more). The study is part of BMO Private Bank’s Changing Face of Wealth series examining trends among affluent Americans.   According to the study, a… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Care Network adds new leadership

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Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN), Arizona’s only pediatric-dedicated, physician-led, clinically integrated organization, has hired Chad Johnson as senior vice president and executive director. Johnson joins the team with nearly two decades of health care management experience. He most recently led a Minnesota pediatric health network to increased cost efficiencies and improved quality. “As the Phoenix Children’s… Read More →

Celebrity Fight Night raises $7 million

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On Saturday, March 28, 2015 stars and athletes from around the country converged at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona for Muhammad Ali’s 21st Anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night.   GRAMMY® Award winning superstar of country music Reba McEntire returned for her tenth year as emcee and celebrated her 60th birthday last night. A… Read More →

Dr. Nathan Moore Joins The CORE Institute

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The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Nathan Moore, DO, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee practicing at The CORE Institute’s West Phoenix location. “While undertaking my fellowship training at The CORE Institute I saw their  evidence-based excellence approach to helping each patient achieve their best possible… Read More →

O’Connor House becomes Sandra Day O’Connor Institute

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O’Connor House is now the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute.  O’Connor House, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to solving complex issues through civil discourse and collaborative action.  In recognition of the need to continue to expand and enhance its endeavors, the Board of Directors voted to change the name of the organization from O’Connor House to… Read More →

Bob Michaels receives Spirit of ABIL Award

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As an advocate for the disabled for more than 30 years whose passionate commitment to independent living has taken him from board rooms to the halls of Congress, Bob Michaels has lived on both sides of disability. When he served as Executive Director for Arizona Bridge for Independent Living (ABIL) from 1984 to 1991 and… Read More →

TankGirl Marketing hires Nicole Rodriguez

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TankGirl Marketing has welcomed to the team, Nicole Rodriguez. Nicole brings 10 years of experience providing graphic design, branding, and business development services to a wide variety of clients. An SMPS award-winning marketer, Nicole injects strategic marketing initiatives with creative humanity – crafting client-centric messaging with impactful design. She gives a fresh viewpoint from the… Read More →

East Valley Partnership hosts Statesperson’s Luncheon

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The East Valley Partnership, a business advocacy group dedicated to improve business and quality of life in the East Valley region of Greater Phoenix, is hosting the Statesperson’s Luncheon at noon on Monday, March 30 at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) located at 1601 W. Main Street in Mesa, Ariz. Attendees of the… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards honors Arizona’s best

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March 27, 2015 by in Featured | Nonprofit

Guitar artist, musician and luthier William Eaton of Sedona, Tucson arts advocate I. Michael Kasser and Arizona State University strings professor Dr. Margaret Schmidt captured the top individual awards at the 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. More than 600 arts supporters, artists, advocates and business leaders were on hand for… Read More →

Illusionist headlines 2015 AWEE After Dark

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Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions on Friday, April 10 from 5:0-10 p.m. at The Clayton on the… Read More →

UA grant will boost Native American healthcare workforce

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One of only two university programs selected for the grant nationwide, the Native American Research and Training Center(NARTC) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, was awarded a five-year, $975,000 Indians into Medicine (INMED) grant from the Indian Health Service.    “According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Arizona will suffer a shortage… Read More →

Vantage West introduces scholarship program

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Vantage West Credit Union, Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has introduced a new scholarship program as part of its continued commitment to financial readiness.  The program, which selects recipients based on a number of criteria, including academic merit, the quality and content of a written essay, and a student’s character as demonstrated by activities and volunteerism,… Read More →

R&R Partners selects 3 LaunchPad project winners

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The R&R Partners Phoenix office named three local businesses as winners of its inaugural “LaunchPad” project, which was developed by R&R to elevate up and coming Arizona businesses.  Arizona Distilling Company, Broken Plate Concepts, and State Bicycle Co. will each receive at least $25,000 in free marketing and/or public relations services from R&R, an integrated communications… Read More →