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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.

Why family feuds erupt after the will is read

Family business

The recently deceased don’t always ingratiate themselves with their survivors when it comes time to read the will. “People want to control things from the grave, not just throw a bunch of money in a beneficiary’s lap,” says family wealth guru John Pankauski, author of the new book, “Pankauski’s Trustee’s Guide: 10 Steps to Family… Read More →

UA Sarver Heart Center scientists earn NIH grant

Heart Health, WEB

The Gregorio Lab in the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Molecular and Cardiovascular Research Program (MCRP) was awarded $1.77 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a study called “Deciphering the Role of Lmod2 in Thin Filament Length Regulation and Dilated Cardiomyopathy” (NIH Grant 1R01HL123078). “This award demonstrates the value of Sarver… Read More →

NotMYkid unveils new donor giving tree

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Peggy Baze, notmykid board member and founder of Artful Giving, another local nonprofit recently partnered with Tony Gibson, a local artist and donor to create a beautiful Giving Tree at notMYkid’s corporate office in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The new mural is located at 5230 East Shea Blvd., Suite 100 Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Notmykid recognizes the importance… Read More →

ASU offers free media literacy course

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Arizona State University has launched its first-ever free online course titled “Media LIT: Overcoming Information Overload,” designed to help students understand, analyze and create media. The open, digitally-enabled course is the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program, and features guest speakers like New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, Wikipedia co-founder… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center earns accreditation

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, a leading provider of advanced vision care and surgery, has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited… Read More →

Coppersmith Brockelman adds 5 top attorneys

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, added five attorneys to its ranks in the last year, providing depth and expertise in the practice areas of complex litigation, employment, insurance and health care law. “One key to the firm’s success over the past 20 years has been the quality of our lawyers. Our clients… Read More →

New era begins at Olympian Labs Inc.

Vitamins for health

The new management team at Olympian Labs, Inc. is laser focused on developing the brand, providing stronger support for retail partners, and helping customers lead healthier lifestyles. In the past, the focus was simply to make the highest quality health supplements available. Less attention was paid on how to market the products or ways to… Read More →

UA surgeons perform dramatic midair rescue

Highbergers and Craig

Life stopped suddenly for Tucsonan Richard “Dick” Highberger at 40,000 feet, when a silent and devastating cardiac arrest left him not breathing and with no heartbeat during a flight over Texas. Within moments, however, three vascular surgeons with ties to the University of Arizona Department of Surgery were at his side, saving Highberger’s life in… Read More →

Taylor Morrison offering resort lifestyle at the Boulders

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On July 20, Taylor Morrison will unveil its newest collection of homes coming to the exclusive community known as the Boulders. Just north of Scottsdale, the Enclave on the Eighth collection will offer a quartet of floor plans to choose from with just 40 Pueblo-styled homes available. Prices will start in the high 500,000s. One of… Read More →

The Mollen Clinic joins Physician Group of Arizona

Dr. Mollen and team

Physician Group of Arizona, Inc., an organization comprised of primary and specialty care physicians, has announced the addition of The Mollen Clinic in Scottsdale. Dr. Art Mollen, president and founder of The Mollen Clinic and well-known osteopathic family medicine physician, is accompanied by physician assistant Monika Sajecki and will welcome Drs. Martin Mollen and Mel… Read More →

Educare Arizona names new directors

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The Educare Arizona Board of Directors has appointed two new members: Leela Brennan and Mitch Moore.  Brennan, an experienced communications professional, has had the opportunity to partner with some well-known brands and personalities, including GoDaddy and GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons. She is currently the Director of Marketing & Communications for Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG).  Brennan… Read More →

Visitors to The CORE Institute will witness a sea of R.E.D.

Employees of The CORE Institute in Gilbertwearing their RED Shirt Friday shirts from MORE Foundation

On Friday, July 10, visitors to any of The CORE Institute’s facilities or clinics will witness a sea of red—red shirts that is.  More than 287 employees have purchased R.E.D. shirts to wear on Friday, and other select Fridays, instead of their normal work clothes.  R.E.D. stands for Remember EveryoneDeployed. The R.E.D. Shirt Friday program… Read More →

Tempe among Top 10 Best Foodie Cities

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Foodie culture continues to marinate in U.S. cities, along with its various cousins the farm-to-table and craft-beer movements. Many cities are encouraging restaurant districts and boutique eating, and reaping the benefits. With this in mind, Livability.com has named the Top 10 Best Foodie Cities, 2015. These cities strongly support local farmers, showcase regional cuisine, and… Read More →

Polsinelli earns honor for women in leadership roles

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The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) announced that national law firm Polsinelli has achieved the 2015 WILEF Gold Standard Certification, which awards firms that promote women as business leaders in the legal field.  Polsinelli is one of only 44 firms recognized nationally for its emphasis on women in leadership. “It’s wonderful to see our… Read More →

Arizona Medical Association honors TGen’s Von Hoff

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Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, Distinguished Professor and Physician-In-Chief of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), will receive one of the top awards May 29 from the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA). Dr. Von Hoff will receive the 2015 Wallace A. Reed, M.D. Award, recognizing his accomplishments in advancing innovative cancer treatments, said Dr. Nathan Laufer,… Read More →