AZ Business Magazine Archives

Is your mobile app putting customers at risk?

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Mobile apps are becoming big business for businesses. Many bank customers now check their account balances or transfer funds through an app on their cell phones. Savvy retail shoppers can use a favorite store’s apps to learn about discounts, access coupons and find daily deals. “The apps for financial institutions and retailers are getting greater… Read More →

Bryan Cave attorney is State Bar Member of the Year

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Bryan Cave attorney Rodney Ott has been selected as one of this year’s Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. Ott was recognized on June 25 at the Foundation’s luncheon at the State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. The Foundation… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

Report: Arizona receives a C for manufacturing

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Arizona has received a C grade for its manufacturing industry and D in logistics, says new report from Ball State University. The 2015 Manufacturing and Logistics Report, prepared by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) for Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing initiative, shows how each state ranks among its peers in… Read More →

Technology, preparation can help prevent fraud

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Fraud can come in many forms, from counterfeit checks to stolen credit cards and trusted employees to savvy hackers. For businesses, fraudulent activity is always bad news. According to the Association for Financial Professionals’ (AFP) 2015 survey, 62 percent of companies were targets of payments fraud in 2014 with financial losses that ranged anywhere from… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk makes Laura Rogal a partner

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Jaburg Wilk has announced that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm. Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012. “We are extremely proud that Laura is an… Read More →

Banner Health finalizes Payson Regional merger

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Banner Health announced that the merger of Mogollon Health Alliance (MHA) into Banner has been consummated and a definitive agreement has been signed with Payson Hospital Corporation.  Banner will assume operation of the 44-bed Payson Regional Medical Center on August 1, 2015. No interruptions in services are anticipated during this transition. “We were anxious to… Read More →

Miller Russell Associates expands company

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Phoenix investment advisor and wealth manager, Miller Russell Associates, recently hired Will Froelich as a client advisor, Pamela Houser as a client administrator, and Cydney Rooks as an executive assistant. As a client advisor, Froelich works with client families on a variety of wealth management issues including investment advisory, financial planning, tax planning, and estate… Read More →

REDW Stanley Financial Advisors earns accolade

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REDW Stanley Financial Advisors LLC announced it has made the Financial Times magazine’s FT 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list. REDW Stanley is the only New Mexico-based firm included in the list, and one of just a few in Arizona. REDW Stanley is an SEC registered subsidiary of REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest… Read More →

NASA honors NAU for asteroid observations

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A team led by David Trilling, associate professor of astronomy at Northern Arizona University, has been selected to receive a NASA Group Achievement Award. According to NASA, the Spitzer Near Earth Asteroid Team is being recognized “for exemplary science implementation, analysis and execution of the Spitzer 2011 MD and 2009 BD near-Earth Asteroid Observations for… Read More →

Defense department honors Glendale, Snell & Wilmer

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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that two employers in Arizona have been awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The City of Glendale and Snell & Wilmer LLP, a law firm based in Phoenix, were two of 15 employers from across the… Read More →

Cox doubles internet speeds for Arizona customers

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Cox Communications has announced that customers who subscribe to Cox High Speed Internet Ultimate will benefit from even faster speeds beginning in September.  This latest surge in maximum download speeds from 150 Mbps to 300 Mbps is the most recent in a series of speed increases in Arizona. Earlier this year, the company made the… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus named Large Business of the Year

Stan Holm and Kelli Hernandez

Abrazo West Campus has been named Large Business of the Year by the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce. Stan Holm, Chief Executive Officer of Abrazo West Campus, accepted the award on the hospital‚s behalf during the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Dinner on June 19. The chamber honored businesses, individuals and organizations that… Read More →

Rosenstein Law Group distinguishes itself

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Rosenstein Law Group announced that one of its attorneys, Jefferson Simmons, has become a certified Criminal Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona.  This certification makes Rosenstein Law Group the only law firm in Maricopa County to have both a Certified DUI Defense Attorney and a Certified Criminal Law Specialist on its staff. “We’re… Read More →