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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Arizona Business Magazine has grown to encompass not just Arizona Business Magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Arizona Business Magazine is the state’s leading monthly 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.

GlobalTranz secures $40M in funding

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GlobalTranz, one of the fastest growing companies in the transportation management and logistics industry, announced the completion of $40 million in Series C funding by Providence Equity and Susquehanna Growth Equity. The investment in GlobalTranz was led by Mark Hastings of Providence Equity, who will be joining the Board of Directors of GlobalTranz. Mark is… Read More →

Susa joins DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy

Jim Susa

Attorney Jim Susa has joined the Tucson office of the law firm of DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. as a shareholder in the firm’s tax practice group. Susa is recognized by the State Bar of Arizona as a certified tax specialist, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Legal Specialization Board… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Massage Envy expands leadership team

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Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today it has added seven new executives to the company’s leadership team, including Debbie Gonzalez as Massage Envy Spa’s new chief brand officer. Gonzalez is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Massage Envy Spa… Read More →

MacMillan named AZ Cardinals’ celebrity chef

Chef Beau MacMillan & TNFL Founder Wayne Kostroski

Taste of the NFL, a 501c3 organization, announced the launch the national Kick Hunger Challenge®, an annual fundraising campaign that pits fans from all 32 NFL markets against each other for a friendly competition to raise money for food banks nationwide. The season-long fundraiser kicks off as part of September’s Hunger Action Month and culminates… Read More →

Mercury winning on court, in boardroom

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The Mercury, behind the record-setting defense of Brittney Griner and offense of Diana Taurasi and Candace DuPree, soared past the Chicago Sky 83-62 on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. The Mercury will try to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series when they host Chicago Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at… Read More →

Record rain wreaks havok in Phoenix

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Storms that flooded several Phoenix-area freeways and numerous local streets during the Monday morning commute set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix in a single day. The National Weather Service recorded 2.99 inches of rain by about 7 a.m., breaking the old record of 2.91 inches set in 1933. The Monday morning rainfall also… Read More →

The business of America’s marijuana revolution

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By all accounts, America’s emerging cannabis industry is shaping up to be the country’s biggest business experiment of the 21st century. But the mushrooming niche sector could quickly become an un-navigable morass of conflicting state and federal laws, with banks reluctant to touch the industry’s abundance of money and a patchwork of state and local… Read More →

Fresh Start teams up with ReAwaken

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Two of the Valley’s foremost organizations serving women—Fresh Start Women’s Foundation and ReAwaken—are joining forces in a collaborative effort to impact more women, from all levels, as they pursue their personal and professional goals and growth. “We are thrilled to partner with ReAwaken,” said Susan Berman, CEO of Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. “Their vision to… Read More →

Mead will lead Pension & Benefits Council

Chad Mead, Fennemore Craig

Fennemore Craig announced Chad Mead, a lawyer in the Phoenix office, has been named President – elect of the Phoenix Board of Directors for the Western Pension & Benefits Council. “We congratulate Chad on his appointment to serve the legal community as a leader influencing change and commitment to employee benefit initiatives,” said Tim Berg,… Read More →

UAMC to Discontinue Home Health Services

Health Resolutions to Make Before the New Year

University of Arizona Medical Center announced it will discontinue its home health services in the next 30 days. UAMC Home Health currently provides approximately 400 patients with intermittent nursing care in the home. Patients who require ongoing home health care will be transitioned to the care of other home health agencies in the community. UAMC’s… Read More →

CTCA Opening New Set of Clinical Trials

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear announced it will launch 12 additional industry-sponsored clinical trials from now through December 2014. New trials will include both Phases I and II studies seeking to provide treatment options for multiple cancer types, including pancreatic, lung, prostate, colorectal and bladder. “These… Read More →

Gendy joins The CORE Institute

Dr. George Gendy

The No. 1 ranked Phoenix-based orthopedic group, The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Dr. George Gendy, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction, to its clinical team. He will be practicing at The CORE Institute’s Peoria facility. “We are excited Dr. Gendy has become part of our provider footprint as we… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig attorneys earn recognition

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The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 27 Phoenix attorneys from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig. In addition, three Phoenix attorneys are recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area receives this recognition. The Greenberg attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” are: Jerry… Read More →

Stat Doctors Hires 3 Executives to Support Expansion

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Stat Doctors™, a leading eHealth solution providing 24/7/365 access to affordable quality care, added three senior-level executives to its growing staff to keep pace with the demand for convenient, high-quality telemedicine. · Dyan Bymark joins as vice president of marketing. She is responsible for planning and executing marketing plans to achieve growth targets. A veteran… Read More →

Passenger Numbers Increase at Sky Harbor

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Passenger traffic numbers at Phoenix Sky Harbor have increased yet again for the eighth month in a row. July numbers were 5.7% higher than last July. Year to date, numbers are up by 4% over 2013. In fact, passenger numbers have been rising every single month this year spanning from 3.0% to 5.7% increases. “We… Read More →