Women In Business Archives

Illusionist headlines 2015 AWEE After Dark

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Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions on Friday, April 10 from 5:0-10 p.m. at The Clayton on the… Read More →

Avnet’s MaryAnn Miller makes Most Powerful Women in Tech list

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Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced that MaryAnn Miller, senior vice president, chief human resources officer and corporate communications, was named among the National Diversity Council’s 2015 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. The National Diversity Council’s list features the highest-ranking female executive leadership in America’s corporations. This is the second… Read More →

Former White House doctor will speak at healthcare awards

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Although she doesn’t, Dr. Connie Mariano could boast about her title as the first Filipino American in history to receive the rank of Navy Rear Admiral. However, when she reflects on her past, this “first” may not seem quite as significant as another first: “the first patient.” This is how Dr. Mariano, former White House… Read More →

Stephanie Teslar now bar ambassador for Kimpton

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Phoenix Mixologist Stephanie Teslar is shaking up the cocktail menus at three resorts throughout the state. Teslar will now serve as Arizona Bar Ambassador and Mixologist for all three Kimpton properties in the state including Phoenix’s Hotel Palomar (Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails, LUSTRE Rooftop Garden), Scottsdale’s FireSky Resort and Spa (Taggia Restaurant) and Amara… Read More →

Christine Nowaczyk earns national honor

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One of the leaders of both the Association for Corporate Growth’s Arizona Chapter and the Valley banking community is being recognized with a prestigious honor. ACG has named Christine Nowaczyk, Senior Vice President for Bank of Arizona and former President of ACG-Arizona, as a recipient of the 2015 Meritorious Service Award. The award is the highest honor ACG bestows on its members,… Read More →

Cramer-Krasselt earns top honors at Addy Awards

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It was one for the record books last Saturday, as Cramer-Krasselt swept four of the top five honors at the Phoenix Advertising Awards, the industry’s version of the Oscars. Among the wins: C-K’s Executive Vice President and General Manager Kristin Bloomquist was named the 2015 Ad Person of the Year; Ian Barry, the agency’s executive… Read More →

What employers need to know to prevent workplace violence

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Stories of workplace violence — from Mesa to Paris and just about every city in between — seem to be never ending. Which begs the question, “How can employers work to keep their workplaces safe?” While there are no ironclad solutions for preventing all workplace violence, employers and employees alike can take a number of… Read More →

Scarlett Lanson brings artistry and style to beadwork

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“What is your proudest accomplishment?” Scarlett Lanson, otherwise known as “The Bead Maven,” was asked. She pursed her lips, pondered for a moment, and took a sip of her tea. She has won two International Swarovski Crystal Design Competitions, was named the youngest Contributing Editor at Beadwork Magazine, and is featured in various magazines, and… Read More →

Tilted Kilt announces new VP of marketing

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Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a sports bar that pays homage to the old public houses of America, England, Scotland and Ireland, announced today that it has named Torie Lynch as Vice President of Marketing. Lynch has been working in Social Media and Marketing for Tilted Kilt Franchise Operations (TKFO) for the last seven years.    Prior to… Read More →

Banner Health announces executive leadership changes

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Banner Health announced a shift in hospital executive leadership in its Arizona East Region last week. These changes were effective on Monday, March 16. The transition began with the promotion of Todd Werner, former Chief Executive Officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, who was appointed to serve as President… Read More →

Karen Stepanski joins Baird as financial advisor

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Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added Karen Stepanski, CFP®, ADPA®, as Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor in its Scottsdale, Ariz., wealth management office. Stepanski brings more than 25 years of industry experience to Baird.   Stepanski began her career in the financial services industry… Read More →

AWEE opens Women’s Education & Entrepreneur Center

Fifth Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference

Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) has opened Maricopa County’s only women’s business center to develop, support and expand women-owned businesses for entrepreneurs with great ideas to well-established businesses in a range of industries and women facing economic or other barriers to starting a business. The Arizona Women’s Education and Entrepreneur Center (AWEEc), a program… Read More →

Squire Patton Boggs announces 40 promotions

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Squire Patton Boggs announced the promotion of 40 lawyers as partners and principals. The promotions are within most of the firm’s key practices and involve lawyers from 21 offices around the world. “I would like to congratulate all of our colleagues on their well-deserved promotions,” said Mark Ruehlmann, chair and global CEO of Squire Patton… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld adds Mina Cerimagic to firm

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Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that Mina Cerimagic will join the firm on March 12, 2015.  Cerimagic concentrates her practice on litigation, specifically in the area of real estate litigation. “We are fortunate to welcome Mina to Gust Rosenfeld.  Our firm is always looking for top talent, and Mina brings an impressive resume of honors and… Read More →