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Quarles & Brady adds 3 new Phoenix partners

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Twelve of Quarles & Brady LLP’s associate attorneys have been admitted as partners as a result of superb performance and the promise of furthering the future for the firm and its clients. The new partners are in the firm’s Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Phoenix and Tampa offices. The new Phoenix partners are: Rowan P. Smith, who… Read More →

Gila River Casinos names Joseph A. Magliarditi as CEO


Gila River Gaming Enterprises, the leader in high energy gaming entertainment in the Phoenix Valley, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Joseph A. Magliarditi as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The Gila River Casinos Board of Directors unanimously selected Magliarditi. Magliarditi has over twenty years of experience leading complex gaming organizations and… Read More →

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus names chief operating officer

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus has named Stephen Garner as Chief Operating Officer. His primary focus is to lead the day-to-day business operations of Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, 18701 N. 67th Ave., and maintain its strong reputation in safety, quality and outcomes. “We are very excited to congratulate Stephen on his promotion,’’ said Frank Molinaro, Abrazo Arrowhead Campus… Read More →

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce hires new CEO

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The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has hired a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mark Hiegel, a longtime Scottsdale resident and business executive, takes the reins from Rick Kidder who left in June for a similar position in New England. Most recently, Hiegel served as director of marketing and business development for Greenberg Traurig, an international law… Read More →

Bob Parsons opens 2nd GO AZ motorcycle dealership

Go AZ Motorcycle

GO AZ Motorcycles has officially opened the doors to its second location at the southeast corner of Loop 101 and Bell Road. Filling a gap in the market, GO AZ is the only dealership in the area featuring exclusively European lines with BMW, Ducati and Triumph brands. The 15,000 square-foot site includes two levels of… Read More →

GPEC Board of Directors named for 2015-2016

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) announces eight new members to join the Board of Directors for the 2016 fiscal year. The new members were approved by the full Board of Director’s at this morning’s Annual Meeting. The GPEC Board is led by Chairman Don Smith, President and CEO of CopperPoint Mutual, with Chris Zaharis,… Read More →

Dawn Gabel joins Quarles & Brady’s Tax Law Practice Group


The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that Dawn Gabel has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as a partner in its Tax Law Practice Group. Gabel focuses her practice on sales and use tax advice and litigation, property tax advice and litigation, and multistate income tax advice and litigation. She represents clients across a broad range of industries, including… Read More →

Steven Spalding, MD, joins Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Steven Spalding, MD, has joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital as Chief Clinical Integration and Medical Officer (CCIMO). In this role, Dr. Spalding will provide strategic direction in partnership with the leadership of Phoenix Children’s, the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and the Phoenix Children’s Care Network in the development and execution of a comprehensive, system-wide strategy to… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorney named to Children’s Action Alliance board


The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Cathleen T. Yu, an attorney in the firm’s Phoenix office has been appointed to the board of directors for Children’s Action Alliance (CAA). Children’s Action Alliance is an independent voice for Arizona children and families at the state capitol and the community.  Through research, publications, media campaigns, and advocacy, Children’s… Read More →

Polsinelli’s John Barwell join Valley Leadership’s 37th class

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John F. Barwell, a trial attorney with the national law firm Polsinelli, was selected to join Valley Leadership Institute’s 37th class.  After a competitive application and interview process, Barwell was chosen from among a variety of industries ranging from business and politics to nonprofit organizations.  The nine-month program brings about 50 Phoenix-area business and civic… Read More →

Sharon J. Oscar joins Burch & Cracchiolo

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., has announcesd that Sharon J. Oscar has joined the firm. Oscar practices in the areas of commercial real estate law and equine law. Oscar’s real estate practice spans over 30 years and focuses on the sale, acquisition, leasing and property management of all types of commercial properties, including shopping centers, retail,… Read More →

The Boulders hires new general manager


Howard Harris has been appointed general manager of The Boulders Resort & Spa in Carefree, Arizona. He is responsible for overseeing all operations at this luxury hideaway property that has earned a reputation as one of America’s top golf resorts and a celebrated destination. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be back here in Arizona,” said Harris.… Read More →

Best Lawyers honors Gordon & Rees’ John Condrey

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The Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees announced that John Condrey is once again honored in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 for his Construction Law expertise. Each year, Best Lawyers compiles the list of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review evaluations in which 79,000 leading attorneys cast over six million votes to evaluate the legal abilities of other lawyers in… Read More →

Greg Miller will lead new Destination Hotels property in Phoenix

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Destination Hotels announced the promotion of Greg Miller to vice president, managing director of the newest independent luxury lifestyle hotel in Phoenix set to open in December. A hospitality veteran for 34 years, Miller will be instrumental in launching Phoenix’s soon-to-be most engaging, creative and elegant urban hotel. The former Ritz-Carlton Phoenix will reopen after a… Read More →