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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.

Banner Sun Health Research Institute adds staff members Siarhei Lenets

Banner Sun Health Research Institute, an international leader in the effort to find answers to aging disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, has added four expert physician providers and one nurse practitioner to its team: Ed Zamrini, MD, a neurologist, joined Banner Research as director of the memory center at the research institute in July. Dr.… Read More →

UA medical team earns accreditation from Pancreas Foundation

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The National Pancreas Foundation has recognized a multidisciplinary team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson for their ability to handle complex care of patients suffering from pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and related diseases by accrediting the hospital as one of 30 new NPF Centers nationally and the only one in Arizona. “We are honored… Read More →

New local series on AZPBS offers financial strategies

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One of the nation’s top financial experts is hosting a new Arizona PBS original series that empowers viewers to take control of their retirement planning. Joshua Mellberg, president and founder of J.D. Mellberg Financial, is hosting “Mastering Your Money,” premiering Sept. 13 at 11:30 a.m. on Arizona PBS. Mellberg is an award-winning financial strategist, who… Read More →

TGen, Riddell, ASU football study brain injuries

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Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, has began the third year of a study to advance concussion detection and treatment with the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program. Researchers are working to identify biomarkers released from… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus donates 24,000 bottles of water

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Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center donated more than 24,000 bottles of water to All Faith Community Services Food Bank. On Sept. 4, Abrazo West Campus Chief Executive Officer Stan Holm, Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck and Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord presented the donated water to Buckeye Councilman Craig Heustis who is president of… Read More →

Crowd honors Arizona’s Most Admired Companies


A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. “When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az Business magazine and our partner, BestCompaniesAZ, was to recognize those companies that excel in workplace culture, social responsibility,… Read More →

Valley United Cerebral Palsy receives $5.8M from Circle K


Through fundraising efforts at local stores and events throughout the state of Arizona, Circle K employees, customers and vendors generously helped raise a record $5.8 million for United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central and Southern Arizona, and Opportunity Village in Las Vegas. The 2014 fundraising surpassed the previous year’s total by $500,000, representing a nearly… Read More →

Cannabis Career Fair kicks off Southwest Cannabis Conference

Operations Manager of 3D Cannabis Center Christie Lunsford (cq) in Denver, Colorado, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. 

Photo by Matt Nager

The Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo (SWCCE) will host an all day career fair from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., October 26, at the Phoenix Event Center, 245 East Jackson Street, Phoenix, Arizona. The early networking event will take place one day prior to the inaugural SWCCE convention, catering to Arizona cannabis employers and employees.… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk provides water to Valley homeless

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Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk provided over 4,000 bottles of water to Phoenix Rescue Mission for their Code Red Summer Heat Relief project. During the summer when temperatures are in the triple digits, life on the streets goes from unbearable to deadly. Homeless individuals need water to survive summer on the streets. “The recent… Read More →

Cactus League has $809M economic impact on Arizona


Spring training baseball has become a driving force in Arizona’s economy according to a pair of studies released today by Governor Doug Ducey and members of the non-profit Cactus League Baseball Association. The studies, conducted earlier this year, estimate spring training teams and the ballparks they play in now annually generate more than $809 million… Read More →

Half of Arizonans don’t know how much they need to retire

Key Elements to Retirement Planning

BMO Harris Premier Services released the results of a study that examined retired and non-retired Arizonans’ views on retirement. According to the study, 47 percent do not know how much they will need to fund their ideal retirement lifestyle and 33 percent do not know when they will retire. The study also found that: The… Read More →

Magowitz Foundation gives $1 million for TGen


With a focus on supporting development of an early detection test for pancreatic cancer, the Seena Magowitz Foundation has presented $1 million to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, a world leader in research and drug development, leads TGen’s pancreatic cancer research efforts. Through the Seena Magowitz Golf Classic, a well-known and… Read More →

Complex litigation team joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber yanlev

A complex business litigation team has joined the litigation practice group at Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, one of the largest law firms in the western United States. The team, led by Dan W. Goldfine and Joshua Grabel, has extensive experience in complex business disputes, including class actions, RICO and antitrust across multiple industries ranging from insurance… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins offers CentraSight treatment

Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center is now offering the CentraSight treatment, the first-ever telescope implant surgical option for patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in older Americans. More than 15 million Americans are affected by some form of macular degeneration – an attack of the macula of the eye,… Read More →

Cullum Homes plans new development in Silverleaf


Cullum Homes, ranked the No. 1 custom home builder in the Valley, has announced plans for a new development in Silverleaf, the Valley’s most affluent private community located in North Scottsdale. The Village at Silverleaf is the newest offering in the prestigious Silverleaf community and exemplifies the ultimate in resort and club lifestyle. Comprised of 19… Read More →