AZ Business Magazine Archives

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 →

Jennifer Anderson: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Jennifer Anderson, senior vice president and regional manager, Wells Fargo Greatest accomplishment: “Working my way up to lead Wells Fargo’s 200-person business banking group in Arizona. I began my career with Wells Fargo in 1997 as a credit analyst, so it was a proud accomplishment for me.” Childhood aspiration: “I wanted to be an equine/large animal veterinarian.  I… 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 →

Amy Abdo: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Amy Abdo, director, Fennemore Craig Abdo is a litigator focusing on business disputes, professional liability and employment litigation.  She is a member of Fennemore Craig’s five-person Management Committee and serves as Litigation Section Chair. Greatest accomplishment: “My first mentor – a brilliant and talented attorney – enthusiastically referred one of his top clients to me.” Childhood… 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 →

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation raises more than $120K

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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation’s tenth annual Golf4Smiles Tournament held May 8 at Grayhawk Golf Club, broke the previous fundraising record, raising a total of $120,042. The event is held by the Foundation to raise money to fight tooth decay in children, including providing for dental screenings, sealants, fluoride varnish applications, dental supply distribution and… Read More →

Ranking Arizona voting for 2016 ends tomorrow

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Everybody wants to be the best. In business, being the best can boost a company’s bottom line. Ranking Arizona lets Arizona companies prove they’re among the 10 best in their industries. Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business, which is published annually by AZ Big Media, is the result of largest business opinion poll taken in… Read More →

Ioanna Morfessis: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Ioanna Morfessis, founder, IO.INC As an economic development executive, including time as the founder of GPEC, Morfessis helped attract nearly $30 billion in private capital investment and created more than 200,000 new direct jobs. Greatest accomplishment: “Helping to improve the quality of life and economies in the communities I served.” Childhood aspiration: “I dreamed about being… Read More →

TriWest Healthcare Alliance adding 300 jobs in Tempe

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Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance held a leadership reception to celebrate the official opening of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance Administrative Service Center in Tempe. The opening of this facility is part of a company-wide workforce expansion and will bring 300 new jobs to Tempe, Ariz. As a partner to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), TriWest… Read More →