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.

AZ Big Media launches Az Business Angels

Tailoring Jobs

AZ Big Media, the team behind such publications as Az Business, AZRE, Ranking Arizona and Experience AZ, has unveiled its latest publication, Az Business Angels. “The mission of Az Business Angels is to help create an alliance that will give new hope to nonprofits and inspire businesses to make it their mission to connect, volunteer… Read More →

Stridewell — same-day spine clinic — opens in Scottsdale

Stridewell, a new health care concept, is aiming to transform the way that patients seek care for neck and back pain. Opened on June 26, Stridewell will help patients unravel the confusing web of generalists and specialists that provide care for spine issues. The need is undisputed: four out of every five Americans will face… Read More →

10 Chase branches in Valley among first to launch green efforts

Current today announced the second phase of an ongoing collaboration with JPMorgan Chase & Co. to install new energy management and digital technologies that will increase the energy efficiency of roughly 4,500 Chase branches across the U.S., furthering the bank’s long-term commitment to environmental sustainability. Current’s new AllSites energy management system will utilize sensors, software and… Read More →

Healthy Arizona Worksites Program honors Delta Dental

Southwest Human Development

Delta Dental of Arizona has established a culture of healthy living, keeping oral health, physical health and financial health as key components of its employee wellness initiatives. Now others are recognizing the state’s leading dental insurer for excellence in worksite wellness. The Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP) presented Delta Dental of Arizona with its Gold… Read More →

Celebrate Social Media Day in Phoenix Warehouse District on Friday

Social Media Day, created by Mashable.com eight years ago and celebrated on June 30 annually, is honored for the seventh year in downtown Phoenix. The event is split into an all-day and evening event starting at the Galvanize Phoenix offices in the Phoenix Warehouse District and Chase Field. During the day at Galvanize, the focus will be on education on social media best methods and practices from local industry leaders.… Read More →

Survivor gives preemies a fighting chance at St. Joseph’s

Cameron T. Haselhorst has fought for his life three times and won, beginning on the day he was born weighing a mere 2 pounds. With round-the-clock care in the nursery intensive care unit (NICU) at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Cameron thrived and, before long, he was able to join his parents… Read More →

UA startup FishTail Technologies targets student information systems

The University of Arizona has licensed a tool to integrate student information systems and learning management systems to UA startup FishTail Technologies. The software, which simplifies the use of the University’s complex D2L curriculum management system, resulted from the inventive work of a collaborative, multi-unit team from the UA Office of Instruction and Assessment, or OIA, and University… Read More →

Maracay Homes closes on $12.42 million land purchase

Land Advisors Organization recently brokered the $12,420,000 purchase by Maracay Homes of 216 finished homesites in Gilbert, Arizona. Ryan Semro and Bret Rinehart of Land Advisors Organization brokered the cash transaction between Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Groupe, and the seller, Annecy Recovery Acquisition, LLC. The East Valley is rapidly… Read More →

Singleton Mom’s offers support to children battling cancer

childrens hospital

Singleton Mom’s announced the expansion of their organization with the new children’s program Singleton Peds. Prior to this program the local non-profit helped single parents battling cancer by providing them with support for their day-to-day needs. Singleton Peds is an extension of Singleton Mom’s that will offer support and services to single parents that have children… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus donates 55,000 bottles of water

To help those in need of relief during triple-digit temperatures, Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center have collected more than 55,000 bottles of water for the homeless.  The water bottles were donated on June 16 to All Faith Community Services Food Bank which serves the West Valley. The water drive included the Abrazo… Read More →

How hot is too hot? What the heat does to you

How hot is too hot? You might not realize it, but you have a maximum operating temperature, according to a University of Arizona physician who knows an overheated person when she sees one. When you heat up, your body has ways to keep you at a temperature where your enzymes work optimally, says Dr. Jaiva Larsen, Banner… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor will offer nonstop flights to Frankfurt, Germany

As a result of tireless efforts by the Phoenix Mayor and Council, Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon offer nonstop flights between Phoenix and Frankfurt, Germany. Condor Airlines, part of the Thomas Cook Group, will fly on Mondays and Fridays from next May through September between Phoenix Sky Harbor and the Frankfurt Airport.  The Phoenix City… Read More →

Did University of Arizona scientists find undiscovered planetary body?

An unknown, unseen “planetary mass object” may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research done at the University of Arizona on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. This object would be different from — and much closer than — the so-called Planet Nine, a planet… Read More →

Most employees feel no stress relief upon returning from PTO

Stressful lady in office

With summer officially upon us, many employees are looking forward to their vacations, but paid time off (PTO) restrictions, lack of managerial support and stress upon returning can all affect that well-planned trip, according to a survey released today by leadership development and conversation experts at Fierce, Inc.  Fierce surveyed over a thousand full-time employees… Read More →

Susan G. Komen Arizona will cease operations effective July 31

Susan G. Komen Arizona announced today its decision to cease operations effective July 31, 2017. Consequently, the Phoenix Race for the Cure event, previously scheduled for October, has been canceled.  Local organizations that were selected for Komen grants in March will be funded through March 31, 2018.  In addition, despite the closure of the local… Read More →