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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 →

CopperPoint names new president and CEO

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CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company, a leading workers compensation insurance provider, announced that industry veteran Marc E. Schmittlein has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Schmittlein will join the company effective June 1, 2016. He will replace President and CEO Donald A. Smith, Jr. who previously announced his plans to retire effective July… Read More →

Tempe names Business Woman of the Year finalists

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists for the 21st annual Business Woman of the Year award. The recipient will be announced at the Tempe Chamber Women in Business Conference on May 25. The award recognizes an individual’s excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. The award honors those who… Read More →

Phoenix Final Four names co-chairs of volunteer board

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The 2017 Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee (PLOC) named Debbie Johnson, director of the Arizona Office of Tourism, and Dan Lewis, president and CEO of Native Insight, as co-chairs of its volunteer board. Johnson and Lewis will provide leadership and oversight for the Phoenix Local Organizing Committee, which is collaborating with the NCAA to host… Read More →

Stephen Bullington inducted to American College of Trial Lawyers

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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli Partner Stephen Bullington has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), which is one of the premier legal associations in North America. Founded in 1950, ACTL is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College… Read More →

Shane Olafson appointed to AAWL board of directors

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Attorney Shane Olafson of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP has been appointed to the board of directors for the Arizona Animal Welfare League and SPCA (AAWL). Olafson represents clients in intellectual property procurement and enforcement, Internet and domain name disputes, and issues relating to data privacy/cybersecurity and eDiscovery. He has achieved the highest possible rating… Read More →

Jonathan Frutkin will speak at Crowdfunding Conference

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Jonathan Frutkin, principal at The Frutkin Law Firm’s was selected as a panelist for the fourth annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference. The conference, to be held March 3 and 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., is a gathering of the industry’s established leaders. Frutkin’s practice focuses on business and corporate law, and… Read More →

Stand for Children Arizona hires CBS5 anchor

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Former morning anchor and chief journalist at KPHO/CBS5, Patrick McReynolds joined education nonprofit group, Stand for Children Arizona, as its marketing and communications director. “Patrick’s 24-year career has focused on storytelling around the globe, and we’re excited to have him on the team,” said Executive Director Rebcca Gau. “His passion for education and children make… Read More →

Tucson Museum of Art names new CEO

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The Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy M. Mikolajczak as CEO after an extensive national search. Mikolajczak will lead the 91-year-old Museum, which comprises four acres of modern and historic exhibition spaces. The Museum boasts a permanent collection containing more than 9,000 objects, and focuses… Read More →

Govig & Associates SVP retires after 32 years

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Privately-held, award winning executive search firm, Govig & Associates, hired Jennifer Meyer, a top executive search practice leader with nearly 20 years of experience, as division manager. Meyer will succeed Bobbi Moss, who will be retiring with Govig & Associates after 32 years. In her new role, Meyer will support a team of recruiters in strategy and execution to grow… Read More →

ASBA adds 3 members to board of directors

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The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) added three new members to its board of directors for the upcoming year: Kerry Stratford, The Caliber Group, Kristi Gauthier, Clark Hill and Patrick Lopez, MPG Automotive. Stratford is the President of Caliber Group, a strategic brand marketing, interactive and public relations firm based in Arizona with offices in both… Read More →

AzLTA names David Drennon as new EVP

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The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association and Valley Hotel and Resort Association are pleased to announce David Drennon as the new executive vice president. Drennon brings extensive industry knowledge from his most recent role as vice president, strategic initiatives at the Arizona Commerce Authority, where he worked to promote Arizona’s tourism and business assets, climate… Read More →

Alec Clark becomes president of Plexus Worldwide

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Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide, a direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller, announced that effective February 1, 2016, Alec Clark’s title changed to President of Plexus Worldwide and Cindy Latham will join the executive team as chief marketing officer (CMO). Clark, who has more than 24 years leadership experience in the network marketing industry, first joined Plexus as CMO in 2011 and became a co-owner in… Read More →

Colliers International adds associate vice president

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The Colliers International Phoenix office announced the appointment of Associate Vice President Nick Ault, who specializes in retail and restaurant real estate services with a focus on tenant representation. Ault will partner with Daniel Ortega, vice president, a highly-regarded retail specialist. The team represents local, regional and national tenants, buyers and sellers in the leasing,… Read More →