Az Business Leaders Archives

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute adds new physician, researcher

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Garrett Riggs, PhD, MD, an experienced behavioral neurologist with more than 15 years of  practice and research experience, is the newest provider in the Stead Family Memory Center at Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, an internationally-known Alzheimer’s care and research center. Dr. Riggs joined Banner Alzheimer’s Institute on April 13. As a provider in the Stead… Read More →

Children’s Law Center honors Ballard Spahr’s William Hicks

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Ballard Spahr lawyer William A. Hicks III will be honored with the Adoption Sustaining Award of Excellence by the Children’s Law Center at today’s Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) of Maricopa County’s For Love of Justice Reception. Mr. Hicks is a longtime volunteer for the Children’s Law Center, where he dedicates his time to helping family… Read More →

Fennemore Craig announces leadership team

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announces the election of Steve Good as chair of the firm’s management committee, succeeding Tim Berg, who served in that capacity for 10 years. The shareholders of the firm also elected Sarah Strunk as chair of the firm’s board of directors and appointed Jay Kramer as a… Read More →

Valley Leadership announces 2015 CEO Advisory Circle

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Valley Leadership, the region’s premier leadership organization, announced its 2015 CEO Advisory Circle membership.  The CEO Advisory Circle will help Valley Leadership hone its focus on meeting future leadership needs in a fast-paced, ever-changing landscape. The nine 2015 CEO Circle leaders were selected from diverse industries for their expert perspective on leadership, and for their… Read More →

Banner Health adds 3 new board members

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Recently, Banner Health announced the addition of three new members of its Board of Directors. “Leadership matters, and our board is integral in helping guide our operations, especially as we operate in the current, complex environment of health care,” said Ronald J. Creasman, MD, board chairman. “I am  proud to welcome Steven W. Lynn, Steve… Read More →

TW Lewis Foundation hires executive director

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 T.W. Lewis Foundation is pleased to announce Stephanie Parra as its executive director, a new position for the organization. Parra brings valuable experience in education, social work and non-profit management to the Foundation, which supports a wide array of education and family-focused non-profits with a common goal of strengthening the community. As executive director, Parra will… Read More →

WGM adds senior director of sales

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WGM Associates, a leading information technology, consulting and security services firm, has added a veteran business development executive to market the firm’s cyber-security and technology solutions. Jason Van Arsdale brings more than 15 years of business development experience with a focus on information technologies to WGM as Senior Director of Sales. He will leverage his… Read More →

PetSmart shakes up senior leadership team

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PetSmart, Inc. today named six new leaders to its senior leadership team who, collectively, will be responsible for key growth areas of the Company, including customer experience, merchandise planning, strategy, initiatives, sourcing and real estate. The additions to the senior leadership team reflect the first major hires by PetSmart’s newly-installed President and CEO, Michael Massey.… Read More →

David L. Rose Joins Tiffany & Bosco

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced the addition of David L. Rose as shareholder. David is a seasoned family law attorney, with a robust trial and appellate practice.  His practice deals with all aspects of family relationships including divorce, child custody, division of community property, spousal support, actions involving domestic violence and… Read More →

4 from Sherman & Howard make Southwest Super Lawyers

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Sherman & Howard announced that four of its Arizona attorneys have been named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law, Bob Hackett in Business Litigation, Hope Leibsohn in Estate & Probate and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. John Alan Doran was also selected for a special recognition by the publication:… Read More →

Polsinelli adds accomplished Valley attorney Paul Roshka

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National law firm Polsinelli has added Paul J. Roshka, a commercial litigator with extensive experience in prosecution and defense claims alleging violations of federal and state securities laws. Roshka represents clients before the SEC, the Arizona Securities Division and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA.) He has defended businesses and individuals in numerous disciplinary and enforcement… Read More →

Nautilus Insurance Group announces changes to management

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Scottsdale-based Nautilus Insurance Group, comprised of Nautilus Insurance Company (“Nautilus”) and Great Divide Insurance Company (“Great Divide”), member companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation, has announced two changes to the management team of the organization. Michael J. Kilgas, who has served as Senior Vice President of Claims, will move to a new role as Senior… Read More →

Robert G. Vaught joins Quarles & Brady

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Robert G. Vaught has joined the firm’s Phoenix office serving as of counsel in its Labor & Employment Practice Group. Vaught’s practice includes counseling employers on matters involving the ADEA, FMLA, ADA, OSHA, Title VII, hiring and discipline, complaint investigations, and wage and hour issues. He also… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Executive Committee adds Brad Vynalek

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner Brad Vynalek has been appointed to the firm’s Executive Committee.   Executive Committee members are responsible for the management and administration of the firm. Vynalek will serve a four-year term.   “We are happy to welcome Brad to the firm’s leadership team,” said Quarles & Brady Chair Kimberly Leach… Read More →