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Jaburg Wilk Insurance Law Group continues to grow

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The law firm of Jaburg Wilk has announced that Matthew T. Anderson joined the firm as a Partner. He concentrates his practice on the defense of retailers, restaurants, and hospitality entities, and health care matters.  He also handles high-exposure litigation involving catastrophic injury, product liability, wrongful death, and professional liability. Anderson’s clients include national hotel… Read More →

Dr. Clifford Jones joins The CORE Institute

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The CORE Institute, powered by Excellence Headquarters®, will be adding the nationally acclaimed orthopedic trauma surgeon Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS, who specializes in Trauma, Bone Health and Osteoporosis, adult and pediatric fracture care, infections, osteomyelitis, amputations, nonunions, malunions, pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures, spine problems, and foot and ankle trauma. He will care… Read More →

Chandler-based Gold Canyon announces new CEO

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Gold Canyon, a leading candle and home decor direct sales company, has appointed Thomas F. Kelly as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kelly brings more than three decades of direct sales organization leadership to this position and has been tapped for his unique ability to drive revenue growth and profitability while sustaining high levels of motivation… Read More →

NB|AZ promotes Mark Young to president and CEO

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), the state’s largest community bank announced today that Mark Young, Executive Director of Commercial Real Estate, has been appointed President and CEO of National Bank of Arizona, and a new member of Zions Bancorporation’s Executive Management Committee. An experienced consumer, commercial and real estate banking professional, Young arrived in Arizona… Read More →

Karrin Taylor joins board of notMYkid

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Scottsdale-based notMYkid (pronounced: Not My Kid), a  nationally focused non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating youth, families and communities with knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior, announced Karrin Taylor has joined its Board of Directors.  “We’re thrilled that Ms. Taylor has joined the Board of Directors for notMYkid and that… Read More →

CBIZ promotes new Tucson market leader

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CBIZ, Inc. today announced the promotion of Eric Rustand to market leader for Tucson for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc. Rustand, who is licensed in nearly 20 states, has been with CBIZ for 13 years, holding various positions as a senior benefits consultant, vice president of business development and vice president and sales manager.… Read More →

BMO Private Bank hires regional director of investments

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BMO Private Bank announces the hiring of Jason Lattin as Regional Director of Investments, Western U.S. Lattin brings 18 years of industry experience and will oversee the development and delivery of investment management and advisory services to high net worth individuals, families and organizations, including endowments and foundations, throughout the Western U.S. In addition to… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorney helps lead Special Olympics

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed Chair of the Grants, Corporate Sponsorships and In-Kind Donations Committee for the Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) Development Team. In this role, Funkhouser will focus on cultivating current relationships, as well… Read More →

Peggy Baze joins board of notMYkid

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Scottsdale-based notMYkid, a  nationally focused non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating youth, families and communities with knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior, proudly announced that prominent artist and former Circle Roads Companies Executive Peggy Baze has joined its Board of Directors.  “We’re thrilled that Ms. Baze has joined the Board of Directors… Read More →

CBIZ hires new Phoenix market leader

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CBIZ, Inc. today announced the hiring of Will Spong as market leader for Phoenix for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc. Spong comes to CBIZ with 14 years of professional experience and the professional designation of Group Benefits Disability Specialist (GBDS). Before joining CBIZ, Spong was a senior sales consultant at Hartford Life Insurance Co.… Read More →

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon elects John C. Norling

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that John C. Norling has been elected Managing Attorney. Norling succeeds J. Scott Rhodes, who stepped down from the position after six years to focus on his thriving legal ethics and professional responsibility practice. Rhodes will also resume the position as the firm’s General… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms appoints new executive chef

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T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa has hired Todd Allison as executive chef. Bringing more than 10 years of luxury culinary experience to Royal Palms Resort and Spa, a Destination Hotel, Chef Allison previously served as Executive Chef at The Inn at Rancho Sante Fe in San Diego. Allison also worked as Executive Chef… Read More →

Sam Fox honored as UA Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, was recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17 during a luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. Some 450 guests attended the event, including Governor Doug Ducey, UA President Ann Weaver Hart, UA philanthropic supporters Karl and Stevie Eller and… Read More →

Black Chamber honors Leonardo Loo

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner and Business Law Practice Group chair Leonardo Loo was honored with the 2015 Chairperson’s Award by the Black Chamber of Arizona (formerly the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce) at its 17th Annual Awards Banquet, which was held March 13, 2015,… Read More →