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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.

David Benton joins NewLAWu.s. as affiliate attorney

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NewLAWu.s. announced that David H. Benton has joined with the firm as an affiliate attorney to practice in areas related to business, state, county and municipal issues, among others. NewLAWu.s. is a national law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality work and service delivered by exceptional attorneys who choose an alternative business model to… Read More →

Maracay Homes introduces new community in Chandler

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Maracay Homes is celebrating the opening of its latest residential community, Layton Lakes, with a neighborhood gathering from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 23. The gated community is Maracay’s second Chandler neighborhood to open this year.   Located on Layton Lakes Boulevard, east of Gilbert Road, the neighborhood lies within the Layton Lakes master-planned… Read More →

Scottsdale schools, TGen launch bioscience initiative

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The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Foundation is teaming with the Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to create an Excellence in Bioscience Teacher Initiative. Scheduled to take place in July 2015 at TGen, the new pilot program will benefit teachers and students within the Scottsdale Unified School District. The Excellence in Bioscience Teacher Initiative… Read More →

MJ Insurance celebrates 10th anniversary of Phoenix office

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MJ Insurance, a leading property-casualty and employee benefits agency and one of the largest privately-held insurance agencies in the nation, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of its Phoenix’s office. Headquartered in Indianapolis, MJ Insurance expanded to the Southwest opening its Phoenix office in 2005. MJ’s Phoenix office, strategically located in a centralized business district in… Read More →

HonorHealth hospitals recognized for stroke care

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HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center have received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.  Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality helps… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix shows cultural, developmental boom

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There’s a loud and steady drumbeat in Downtown Phoenix. It’s music from a concert or festival. It’s the clinking of glasses on restaurant patios. It’s the bustle of students trying to make it to class on time. It’s the “beep beep” of construction crews building new and renovating old. It’s the sound of progress. Downtown… Read More →

The CORE Institute holding job fair

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Arizona’s largest orthopedic and neurology practice, The CORE Institute powered by Excellence Headquarters, is holding a job fair on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm to fill open positions its Contact Center, Revenue Cycle Management and Clinic Operations. The job fair will be held at The CORE Institute’s headquarters facility at 18444… Read More →

UA program secures land-rights win in Belize

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The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the (UA) University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of of Law has achieved another groundbreaking legal victory, this time before the Caribbean Court of Justice. In a final resolution of the Maya land rights case before the highest court for Belize, the Caribbean Court of Justice… Read More →

STARS names Dave Henderson as new CEO

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Scottsdale Training & Rehabilitation Services (STARS) announced that its Board of Directors has named Dave Henderson as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of STARS, effective May 13, 2015. Dave succeeds long-time President and Chief Executive Officer Virginia Korte who retired from the organization effective as of December 31, 2014. “This is a very exciting announcement for the future… Read More →

Scottsdale-based China Mist refreshes branding

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Arizona-based China Mist Iced Tea, supplier of premium iced tea for the hotel, restaurant and foodservice industry, has rebranded to create a fun, playful image that will appeal to millennials and lead the way for new consumer-facing efforts.  “While most brands start out in retail, we started out in the foodservice business which has been… Read More →

Lennar wins HBACA Co-Home of the Year

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Lennar’s Crest floorplan, featured at Encore at Victory in the masterplanned Verrado community, recently won Co-Home of the Year in the Active Adult Community category during the HBACA Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence Awards (MAME). “We are so appreciative that our peers recognized our Crest floorplan with this honor,” said Alan Jones, Division President for… Read More →

APS donation lets Food Bank distribute perishable food

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The mission of the La Paz County Food Banks is to relieve hunger, increase self- reliance, and improve the quality of life for children and families throughout La Paz County. Now, they are able to deliver on this goal better than ever thanks to a $7,000 donation by APS, which funded the purchase of coolers… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins adds director of HR

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, a leading provider of advanced vision care and surgery, has appointed Jennifer Gibson director of human resources. Gibson is a 15-year veteran of human resources management in various industries including healthcare, manufacturing and employee leasing. Gibson joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center from Sunstate Equipment Co. She earned her undergraduate degree… Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →

Abbie Shindler joins Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner as partner

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner P.C. is pleased to announce Abbie Shindler has joined the firm’s Scottsdale office as partner. Ms. Shindler is an experienced estate planning and corporate law attorney who assists individuals and families with their various estate planning needs and provides small and medium-size businesses with transactional legal services. Ms. Shindler assists her clients with their… Read More →