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AARP adds Alex Juarez as communications director

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AARP Arizona hired Alex A. Juarez as its Communications Director. Juarez will be responsible for developing and implementing AARP communications activities and assist in implementing initiatives and campaigns in the state. He will be working to maintain relationships with media outlets in the state and promote AARP’s activities and advocacy efforts through media and public relations… Read More →

Quarles & Brady’s Susan Brichler Trujillo earns post

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Quarles & Brady LLP partner Susan Brichler Trujillo, office chair of the Health Law Practice Group, has been elected president on the board of local nonprofit. Community Legal Services is an Arizona nonprofit that provides legal assistance, advice, and representation to individuals below the federal poverty level. A longtime member of the board of directors, Trujillo most recently served as the organization’s… Read More →

Arizona Polymer Flooring announces new CFO

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Flooring and concrete coating systems manufacturer, Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF) appointed Shannon Warner as the firm’s chief financial officer. Warner’s experience in corporate financial planning makes her perfectly poised to help steer Arizona Polymer Flooring as it prepares for broader national growth. As CFO, her primary focus will be to manage the company’s financial activities including budgeting, forecasting, operational results… Read More →

Cities West Publishing CEO Bill Phalen dies

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Cities West Publishing is saddened to announce its Chairman and CEO William “Bill” R. Phalen passed away on Thursday. He was 73. In 1998, Phalen founded Cities West Publishing Inc., which is the parent company of PHOENIX magazine and Phoenix Home & Garden. Under his guidance, Cities West Publishing has become one of the leading city and regional… Read More →

Tempe Chamber announces new board of directors

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has confirmed five new members to its Board of Directors. Beginning their terms on July 1 will be: Tracy Bullock, Bullock Training & Development Tracy Bullock is the President of Bullock Training & Development, Inc., an authorized Sandler Training® center. She delivered strategic business development with Procter & Gamble for… Read More →

Seed Spot director honored by president

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Committed to helping entrepreneurs locally, nationally and globally, SEED SPOT National Director of Expansion, C’pher Gresham was one of 125 individuals awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award by Winrock International and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Established in 2003, the award is available on an annual basis to individuals, groups, and families who have… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips’ Shayna Balch earns honor

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Fisher & Phillips LLP announced Tuesday that Super Lawyers Magazine has named Shayna Balch, partner, to its 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listing. This marks the fifth year in a row that the labor and employment attorney has received the unique accolade. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who… Read More →

Arizona Family Health Partnership elects board members

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The Arizona Family Health Partnership elected three members to two-year terms on its board of directors. The new members include: Jameela I. Norton, Project Manager with The University of Arizona ASPIRE Project, which focuses on the promotion of high quality youth development practices in out-of-school time settings, Jami J. Snyder of Phoenix, Chief Operating Officer… Read More →

Nicole Stanton earns Outstanding Achievement Award

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

Quarles & Brady LLP Managing Partner Nicole Stanton was honored by the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS with its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award during the organization’s 21st Annual Night for Life Gala, which took place on Saturday, May 14 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. “The Night for Life Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes an individual who… Read More →

Victoria Vaughn joins Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Victoria Vaughn has joined the firm. Her practice is focused in the areas of insurance defense, medical malpractice and professional liability. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Vaughn enjoyed a career as a registered nurse in the operating room. Her medical knowledge offers clients the benefit of… Read More →

State of Black Arizona honors Booker Evans, Jr.

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Booker T. Evans, Jr., recognized as a leader in the legal profession and for his lifelong commitment to diversity and community service, has been named a 2016 Community Luminary by the State of Black Arizona (SBAZ). Mr. Evans and nine others will be recognized April 28 at the Community Luminary Ceremony. “It is amazing to… Read More →

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus earns top safety score

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Abrazo Community Health Network’s Abrazo Arrowhead Campus received an “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2016 Safety Score, demonstrating the hospitals’ commitment to deliver safe, high-quality patient care. The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information they can use to make healthcare decisions for themselves or a loved… Read More →

Nicole Stanton named Woman of the Year

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix Office Managing Partner Nicole Stanton has been named Woman of the Year by Arizona Summit Women’s Law Association.  Stanton was honored at the first-ever Arizona Summit Women’s Law Association’s Spring Luncheon on April 30. “I’m so humbled to received the Woman of… Read More →

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff engineer earns honor

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John Louis, a senior engineer in the Tempe, Arizona office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization, is the recipient of a 2016 Arizona Transportation Legacy Award. The Legacy Awards are presented annually by the Arizona chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The awards recognize outstanding individuals from government,… Read More →