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Michael Gossie

About Michael Gossie

Michael Gossie is a competitive marathon runner, Ironman triathlete and award-winning journalist who has earned more than 50 awards for writing, editing and design. He studied economics at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y., and put his entrepreneurial spirit to work in 2007, using a 200-year-old family recipe to launch an Italian sauce company. He is most proud of being the founding president of the Steuben Arc Foundation in Upstate New York, which serves individuals with developmental disabilities, including his sister.

Mercury go for Western title tonight

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If you want to see the best sports show in town, check out the Phoenix Mercury tonight. The Phoenix Mercury will return home looking to close out the best-of-three WNBA Western Conference Finals in a decisive Game 3 on tonight at 7 p.m. at US Airways Center against the Minnesota Lynx. Tickets for today’s Game… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Creation Of Glendale CVB Has Been A Game Changer

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August 24, 2014 by in AZ Business Magazine

The last time Glendale hosted the Super Bowl, the Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau didn’t even exist. “The 2008 Super Bowl was the first time the City of Glendale took on such a mega event,” said Lorraine Pino, manager of the Glendale CVB. “The Super Bowl was the perfect opportunity to not only showcase the… Read More →

Ben & Jack’s: A Cut Above The Rest

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August 23, 2014 by in AZ Business Magazine

As a native New Yorker, dining at Ben & Jack’s made me miss home. Ben & Jack’s is a New York steakhouse that has been transported to Scottsdale. They aren’t trying to do the L.A. thing and masquerading the beef with sauces and garnish. The chefs at Ben & Jack’s get out of the way… Read More →

Medicaid Expansion Helps Hospitals’ Financial Health

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Now that the debate over Medicaid expansion and restoration is over and the issue has moved from the political arena to the medical arena, hospitals are already starting to see an impact. “Our self-pay has been declining since Medicaid expansion took effect,” said David Covert, chief operating officer, Western Division, IASIS Healthcare, and CEO for… Read More →

U-Lace helps kick-start your personal style

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Just in time for back to school, U-Lace give kids and adults a way to add a splash of color to their wardrobes. U-Laces are shoe laces that allow anyone to lace up their kicks (sneakers or shoes for the uninitiated) in a variety of patterns and colors. U-Lace offers elasticized shoelaces that can transform… Read More →

Registration opens for Sedona Marathon

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Register now for the 10th Annual Sedona Marathon, taking place on January 31, 2015. Sign-up with your family and friends before September 30, 2013 to save on registration with Early Bird pricing! The boutique destination race event is expected to host more than 2,600 runners/walkers who will participate in one of these breathtaking panoramic races:… Read More →

Goodnow Named To Lawyers of Color’s 2014 ‘Hot List’

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced James Goodnow, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual “Hot List”, which recognizes early-to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. “Fennemore Craig congratulates James Goodnow on… Read More →

Expert offers advice on estate planning

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Hope Leibsohn is an estate and tax planning attorney with Sherman & Howard. She has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of estate planning involving wills, trusts, charitable techniques, estate freezes, and other sophisticated wealth transfer strategies. Az Business got Leibsohn’s views on estate planning. Az Business: Who should have an estate… Read More →

Some of the best staycations for the holiday weekend

Perched on the third-floor pool deck at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is an oasis in the heart of Downtown Phoenix with sweeping views of the city skyline, fresh cocktails and seasonal menu items perfect for enjoying poolside.

You don’t need to go away for the holiday weekend when we have the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants right in our backyard. You can forget about the flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are… Read More →

Az Business Magazine July/August 2014

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THEY ARE WOMEN, HEAR THEM ROAR By most accounts, Arizona is a great state for women in business. While Arizona is ranked 15th among U.S. states and territories by population, it ranks 6th in terms of growth and economic clout among women-owned businesses, according to an American Express OPEN report. Arizona has about 137,600 women-owned… Read More →

Stanton Advances Efforts on Marriage Equality

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Mayor Greg Stanton and mayors from across the nation joined together to make a strong statement in favor of marriage equality. At the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Dallas this weekend, Stanton also led the effort to pass a Climate Protection Agreement and received the City Livability Award for Phoenix’s Veterans Court initiative. “We… Read More →

Cardinals will add Warner to Ring of Honor

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Kurt Warner, the quarterback who led the Arizona Cardinals to their only Super Bowl appearance, will become the 14th person inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor. Warner, with the Cardinals from 2005 through 2009, directed Arizona to NFC West titles in his final two seasons. The 2008 team advanced to the Super Bowl, losing… Read More →

Saletta offers Seminar on new Science of Sales

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Not many leaders are as charismatic, clever, or capable of giving sound sales advice to the public as Michael Saletta. In fact, Saletta is one of the most diverse speakers, trainers, and consultants in the world, having shared his knowledge and experience with companies as renowned as La-Z-boy, Revlon, Whole Foods and even the U.S.… Read More →

Arizona lands 13 companies on Fortune 1000 list

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Five Arizona-based companies made this year’s Fortune 500 list and another eight companies made the Fortune 1000 list. Texas, New York and California have the most Fortune 500 companies. Here are the Arizona companies that made the list and their rankings: Avnet Inc. (#117) Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (#143) Republic Services Inc. (#325)… Read More →