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Michael Gossie

About Michael Gossie

Michael Gossie is an 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 a competitive marathon runner, Ironman triathlete and 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.

Cramer-Krasselt Dominates 2014 ADDY Awards

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The local advertising industry celebrated its version of the Oscars last weekend and Cramer-Krasselt dominated the competition with 18 awards, including two gold, five silver and 11 bronze honors for a wide range of clients. Hosted by the Metro Phoenix Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, the annual ADDY Awards honor advertising excellence in print,… Read More →

Hill Group named Coldwell’s top team

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The Hill Group of Scottsdale, sales associates / representatives with Coldwell Banker North Scottsdale office, has been named the top producing team in home sales for 2013 in Arizona with a total sales volume of $36,115,530 for the year. The Hill Group was also named Top Overall Producers in 2013 in Arizona and received Coldwell… Read More →

TGen identifies key lung cancer enabler

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Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a protein, Mcl-1, that helps enable one of the most common and deadly types of cancer to survive radiation and drug treatments. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) makes up about 85 percent of the nearly 160,000 Americans expected to die this year from lung cancer,… Read More →

A Woman of Power

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Shirley Mays, dean of Arizona Summit Law School, has been named to the Lawyers Of Color’s Third Annual Power List, a comprehensive listing of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys. Since joining the school in August 2010, Mays’ priorities have been focused on the school’s mission of promoting diversity in the legal profession, serving underserved… Read More →

New Deans Named at Midwestern University

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Midwestern University.

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Midwestern University, announced new faculty members for the University as a result of Midwestern’s continuing growth. Thomas K. Graves, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM, was named Associate Dean for Clinical Education, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and Mitchell Emerson, Ph.D., has assumed the role of Interim Dean, College… Read More →

Shapiro Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic Expands

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Scottsdale-based plastic surgery practice Shapiro Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic is expanding with the addition of top dermatologist and board-certified anti-aging physician Helen Ross, M.D., FAAD. The latest addition to the award-winning plastic surgery facility and skin care clinic will debut a new concierge dermatology program offering unique and state-of-the-art treatment modalities for both skin… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Expands Insurance, Commercial Litigation Practices

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February 20, 2014 by in Featured | Legal

Adam M. Weiler and Aaron K. Haar have joined the Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk as attorneys to expand the Insurance and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Adam M. Weiler has worked in general insurance defense litigation for most of his career. He handles a variety of tort defense litigation with an extensive background including… Read More →

Honoring excellence in corporate counsel

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February 19, 2014 by in Events | Featured | Legal

Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. Az Business magazine is recognizing the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). The 30 finalists and winners were honored Thursday, January 16 during a… Read More →

G&K Elects Clark to the Firm’s Board of Directors

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Shannon L. Clark has been elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Clark joins current Board members Michael Kennedy, Dean Short, Kevin O’Malley and Tim Brown. “As the youngest member of the Board, Shannon will represent an important constituency of our shareholders and play a… Read More →

Lovitt & Touché Launches Private Healthcare Exchange

February 6, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Healthcare

Lovitt & Touché today announced the launch of ClearPath Prime, a newly designed private exchange that allows employers to manage the selection of employee healthcare benefits. An industry leading technology platform, ClearPath Prime is designed for employers to customize a menu of benefit options, allowing employees the flexibility of determining the plan that best suits… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

Waste Management Names Sustainability Challenge Winner

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January 30, 2014 by in Business News | Green | Sports

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that the Shell Houston Open has been named the winner of its inaugural Sustainability Challenge. In a contest that invited all PGA TOUR tournaments to detail their respective sustainable event initiatives, The Shell Houston Open received the highest ranking out of 24 tournament submissions for its cumulative score in… Read More →

MJ Insurance celebrates 50th anniversary

Michael Bill, CEO of MJ Insurance.

Fifty years ago – when gasoline was 30 cents a gallon and a loaf of bread cost 21 cents – Michael M. Bill and his partner, James B. Ritter, founded MJ Insurance. Five decades later, MJ Insurance is one of the top 100 independently-owned insurance agencies in the U.S. with clients in every U.S. state… Read More →

Generation Next: CEOs

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Justin Bayless always planned to be CEO of his father’s healthcare company. He just wasn’t prepared to take charge so soon. “The plan was for me to become CEO at age 30,” Bayless says, “but that was fast-tracked when my father had a nearly fatal heart attack.” In 2010, at the tender age of 26,… Read More →

Let's talk about sex, hormones and your health

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Get the scoop on love and libido! Dr. Angela DeRosa, D.O., M.B.A., C. P. E. will answer your questions about health, hormones and menopause. Plus, learn more about a blood test for early breast cancer detection. Mix and mingle while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres. Goodies and giveaways courtesy of Fascinations and an appearance by… Read More →