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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.

Troon announces alliance with SunRidge Canyon Golf Club

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Troon will partner with SunRidge Canyon Golf Club, set in the dramatic surroundings of Fountain Hills. Golf at SunRidge Canyon is an adventure, where nature plays a profound role in establishing the layout among the ridges in Fountain Hills in some of the most picturesque and dramatic stretches of natural land in the Sonoran Desert. Nestled between… Read More →

NAU researchers show impact of drought on forests

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In forests around the world, drought leaves a legacy that endures even after the rains return. Three Northern Arizona University researchers contributed to a study published today in Science that showed surviving trees took an average of two to four years to recover and resume normal growth rates after droughts ended. The finding runs counter… Read More →

GPEC CEO will participate in White House Panel

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) President & CEO, Chris Camacho, will be speaking at the White House today during the 4th annual White House Forum on Economic Development, hosted by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and SelectUSA. More than 50 economic developers from around the nation will attend the one-day event, where they… Read More →

21st Annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic set for Nov. 6

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WHAT: The 21st annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers, and hosted by the Fresh Start Men’s Board, is one of Arizona’s largest non-celebrity charity golf tournaments in the Valley. The event has raised more than $2.5 million, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Golfers will… Read More →

BMO Harris Bank adds new features to mobile app

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BMO Harris Bank announced the latest enhancements to its mobile banking app with the introduction of Touch ID and Passcode – technologies which give customers fast access to the must-have mobile banking features in the app on their iPhone or Android smartphone. Touch ID is a seamless way for customers on iPhone to use their… Read More →

REDW will host Tribal Finance Conference in Scottsdale

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REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms and nationally recognized for its service to Tribes, announced it will host The 2015 Tribal Finance and Leadership Conference at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 12th and 13th. The annual event, now in its 6th consecutive year,… Read More →

Quarles & Brady named to ‘Best Law Firms for Women’

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced its recognition among the 50 Best Law Firms for Women 2015 by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers. This is the third consecutive year the firm, which has offices locally in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson, has been honored. For several years, Working Mother magazine has honored… Read More →

Arizona joins states using Uniform Mortgage Test

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The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has announced that the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (the Department) began using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content on July 15, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 47. The Department regulates non-bank mortgage lending in… Read More →

Chandler Price Corridor becomes hotspot for employers

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Within the PHX East Valley, lies Chandler, a city with a proven plan to create a preferred location for new and expanding businesses. Since the city’s inception in 1912, Chandler has strategically planned to be a welcoming destination for cutting-edge companies, innovative thinkers and lifestyle versatility, with proven success. Job growth in Chandler has increased… Read More →

45% of Arizona’s workers cannot earn a paid sick day

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A new fact sheet on Arizona’s workforce compiled by the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the impact of more than 934,000 workers in the state not being able to earn a single paid sick day. It focuses on the individuals and industries most affected by the lack of paid sick days, including children, restaurant workers… Read More →

SynDaver Labs hits goal through private funding

SynDaver Labs, a synthetic human manufacturer headquartered in Tampa with an advanced research facility located in Phoenix, Arizona, has successfully completed their initial round of funding through a private placement. SynDaver reached their target of $1 million through a private offering of common stock on July 10, prior to the cutoff on July 31. More… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital names medical directors

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has appointed medical directors for inpatient services provided at TMC for Children. Kevin Carter, MD, leads the pediatric hospitalist program, and Heather Hanley, MD, leads the pediatric intensive care unit. Dr. Carter, a board certified pediatric hospitalist, joined the Phoenix Children’s team in May. He brings experience and expertise gained while working… Read More →

Telemedicine startup eVisit quickly hits funding goal

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eVisit®, a physician-first telehealth software company based in Phoenix, AZ, has successfully filled their $1 million Seed Round of fundraising in under 7 months. Offering a telehealth solution that allows healthcare providers to treat their patients remotely via an online, secure, video chat platform, eVisit is quickly becoming a premier healthtech startup. The company has… Read More →

Lavidge COO will lead Intermarket Agency Network

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Alicia Wadas, chief operating officer of LAVIDGE, has been named president of the Intermarket Agency Network (IAN), a closed forum where prestigious and noncompetitive agencies connect to share ideas and business strategies. As president of IAN, Wadas will facilitate national business meetings as well as oversee the 15 elite agency affiliates of the organization and their activities.… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare awards $1.2M in bonuses for quality care

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Approximately $1.2 million in bonus payments went from UnitedHealthcare to 30 Arizona care providers named winners of the PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards.* The recipients achieved the highest adherence levels for key quality measures by successfully closing gaps in care when treating UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage members. They are among more than 4,000 care providers… Read More →