Leaders in the news Archives

BMO Harris Bank Names New Arizona President

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BMO Harris Bank today announced the appointment of Steven Zandpour as Regional President for Arizona.  Zandpour will be responsible for overseeing a network of 50 BMO Harris locations, and driving growth to deliver the breadth of BMO Harris’ retail banking, small business banking and premier services across the state. Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, Head of U.S. Retail… Read More →

Sprouts COO Named Retailer of the Year

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Since joining Sprouts Farmers Market as Chief Operating Officer, Jim Nielsen has been a driving force at the company, leading all merchandising initiatives for the healthy grocery store chain along with operations now spanning ten states and close to 200 stores. As the company more than doubled in size between 2011 and 2013, Nielsen was… Read More →

JDA Software Names Baljit Dail CEO

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JDA Software Group, Inc., the world’s leading supply chain and retail solutions provider, today announced that Baljit (Bal) Dail, a senior technology executive and JDA’s Chairman of the Board, has been named JDA chief executive officer after assuming the CEO position on an interim basis in May 2014. “The potential for JDA now, and into… Read More →

W. P. Carey School Announces Hall of Fame Members

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Two technology mavens and a prominent professor focused on improving our health care will be honored for their accomplishments this month. The three alums will be inducted into the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame at Arizona State University on Oct. 30. Previous inductees come from such diverse organizations as the… Read More →

Keating Joins NewLAWu.s. as Member Attorney

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NewLAWu.s., an innovative, national law firm with a high quality, cost-effective business model, announced that Kristina R. Keating has joined the firm as a member attorney, to practice in Arizona. Keating has practiced with NewLAWu.s. as an affiliate attorney since its inception within the real estate and business law and transactions groups. Before joining NewLAWu.s.,… Read More →

Jewish Community Foundation announces new board

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The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix elected nine new board members, including for the first-time, two members from its B’nai Tzedek Youth Philanthropy Board. New board members, elected for a three year term are: community volunteer Francine Coles; Bradley Dimond, CPA and partner with Henry & Horne, L.L.P.; Lory Fischler, senior associate with Leadership… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Adds 4 New Phoenix Partners

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that four of its Phoenix associate attorneys have been admitted as partners as a result of excellent performance and the promise of generating strong future value for the firm and its clients. The new partners are: Michael Catlett, who practices in the Litigation & Dispute… Read More →

Talking Stick adds new director of slots

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Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona, enterprises of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), announced the addition of Trenni Martinez as the new director of slots. Martinez, a native of Kansas, brings with him more than two decades of casino gaming experience. “The position requires someone who is well-versed in operations management and has… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs Foundation Hires New Executive Director

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Foundation has announced the hiring of Kathy Kramer as their new Executive Director. Kramer brings more than 30 years of experience as a development officer with a focus on fundraising in health and human service settings including management, board relationships and strategic planning. Having grown up in… Read More →

Mooney leads State Bar’s Tax Law Section

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that shareholder Kelly C. Mooney has been elected as chair of the Tax Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona for 2014-2015. The Tax Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona provides leadership for tax attorneys and other tax professionals by furthering their education in… Read More →

Phoenix attorney will lead Hispanic Bar

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Attorney Freddy Saavedra, who practices Social Security Disability Law at the Law Offices of Stephanie Lake, P.C., in Phoenix, has been elected to the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) as President for Region XIV, covering all of Arizona and Nevada. His role with HNBA is to help grow the membership and also connect to the… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members

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The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →

REDW promotes 2 more in Phoenix office

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REDWLLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, announced that Jose Escalante and Myrond Muskett were each promoted to Senior Accountant in the Firm’s Audit & Consulting Department. “REDW prides itself on recognizing and retaining our talented staff at all levels, which is why we’re… Read More →

Long-time Cox leader Rizley announces retirement

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Cox Communications Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve Rizley will retire at the end of the year. During his 34-year career at Cox in Phoenix, Rizley motivated and galvanized those around him, and created unique relationships with his employees, customers and the Southwest community through his many years of service to area non-profits. Rizley… Read More →