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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.

Humana looks to hire more than 170 in Phoenix

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Humana Inc., one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced plans to add more than 170 Telesales Specialists to its Direct Marketing Services (DMS) Telesales workforce in Phoenix. The jobs will support Humana’s Direct Marketing Services (DMS) call center at 2231 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. The company is hosting a Job Fair… Read More →

HonorHealth CEO, president both plan to retire

HonorHealth

After dedicating 30 years each to leadership in the healthcare industry and guiding the successful merger of two long-time Valley healthcare organizations into HonorHealth, Tom Sadvary, chief executive officer, and Rhonda Forsyth, president, will be retiring. Forsyth will retire from HonorHealth on Dec. 31. Sadvary’s last day as CEO is expected to be April 3,… Read More →

Arizona Federal Credit Union makes big changes

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

Arizona Federal Credit Union, a Phoenix-based financial cooperative, is shifting the focus of its retail delivery strategy based on a significant change in how members interact with the financial services the credit union offers. Similarly to most consumers, Arizona Federal members have increased their use of banking solutions that add convenience to their everyday lives,… Read More →

Perfect homes with a “Man Cave” for Dad

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Summer is upon us and one of the most special family holidays is a couple weeks away.  As we gear up to celebrate Father’s Day, Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty has five luxurious Arizona properties that would make the perfect gift for any dad, who wants an opportunity to unwind, relax, and decompress.   Photos courtesy of Russ Lyon… Read More →

10 class of Helios Scholars at TGen starts today

bioscience

Tiffanie Cappello Lee didn’t know what she wanted to study in college when, as a high school student, she applied to the Helios Scholars at TGen summer biomedical internship program. She had no background in cancer research, let alone biology, when she landed last summer in the lab of one of the nation’s most noted experts in… Read More →

Julia Koestner is named a Top 50 Pro Bono Attorney

Julia Koestner

Quarles & Brady LLP Phoenix office attorney Julia Koestner has been named a Top 50 Pro Bono Attorney by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (AZFLSE). Koestner was nominated by the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. She and the other honorees will be recognized at the Arizona State Bar Convention this month. Each year, AZFLSE recognizes 50 attorneys… Read More →

Kudelski Group will expand HQ to Phoenix

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Digital content distributor and security firm, Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), is opening its second global headquarters in Phoenix. This strategic decision brings several key business functions to the North American market and positions the company to capitalize on growth initiatives,while showcasing the high-quality innovation and engineering of its Swiss teams. The Kudelski Group’s technologies are used in a wide… Read More →

Banner and VA team up for veterans

Doctor, Vacancy

Healthcare provider Banner Health is partnering with the Phoenix VA Health Care System on a public/private partnership that plans to help expedite surgical care to thousands of veterans in the Phoenix area. It’s hoped the public/private partnership will help expedite care to Veterans requiring outpatient surgery by providing VA physicians an additional surgical facility in which to perform surgeries.… Read More →

The James Agency adds 3 hotel clients

The James Agency

The James Agency (TJA), a Scottsdale-based full-service advertising, public relations and digital firm, has been selected as the agency of record for Mountain Shadows, the highly anticipated $100 million luxury resort coming to Paradise Valley. TJA is also representing two new Marriott International lifestyle hotels, Moxy Tempe and AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown. “Since opening the doors of The James Agency, we’ve… Read More →

Attorneys at Arizona Greenberg Traurig earn honor

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Six attorneys and two Arizona practices from international law firm Greenberg Traurig where honored in the latest edition of Chambers USA. The Greenberg Traurig attorneys include: Brian H. Blaney — Corporate/M&A Rebecca Lynne Burnham — Real Estate Robert S. Kant — Corporate/M&A Leslie A. Klein — Labor & Employment Bruce E. Macdonough — Corporate/M&A Quinn… Read More →

VisionGate protocol shows promise, pulmonologists say

VisionGate

Two recent surveys conducted by an independent, third-party research group validated the market demand for VisionGate’s LuCED test as well as its recently licensed drug therapy, Iloprost, in the diagnosis and treatment of patients at risk of lung cancer. LuCED, represented as “Product X” in surveys among 100 pulmonologists, is a non-invasive test to aid… Read More →

New York-based Oscar Health expands into Tempe

The Circuit

Oscar, a New York-based health insurance company, is expanding its Oscar Concierge team into Tempe at The Circuit, an adaptive re-use development near the Loop 101 and Loop 202 freeways. Oscar is a new kind of health insurance company designed to put people first. Through a high-tech, data-driven approach, easy-to-understand language and a unique set… Read More →

TGen studies threat posed by fungus

bioscience

A fungal infection associated with a high percentage of deaths among HIV and other immune-compromised patients is more diverse than previously known and likely spread around the world by bats. A global assessment of the fungus Histoplasma by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) found that the pathogen is actually divided among six species, and that its spread and… Read More →

Thomas Title & Escrow office opens in Rivulon

Rivulon Building

Thomas Title & Escrow is opening its new offices on Monday, June 6 at a 3,000 square-foot space in Gilbert’s 250-acre Rivulon project at the northeast corner of South Loop 202 and Gilbert Road. Currently the team is opening escrows to be closed at this location. TT&E will be the only title and escrow agency in the Rivulon… Read More →

Tucson poised for major growth, economists predict

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Tucson’s economy is poised for significant growth over the next two years. That was a key message during Wednesday’s University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2016 Breakfast with the Economists event at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. More than 400 people attended the event to hear presenters George W. Hammond, Ph.D., director and research… Read More →