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Wendi A. Sorensen named partner at Burch & Cracchiolo

Wendi Sorensen

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., announced that Wendi A. Sorensen has been named a partner with the Firm. She is a certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law and currently serves on the Arizona State Bar committee that confers certification status in this practice area. Sorensen brings thirty years of… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk attorney appointed to SARRC

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Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk Managing Partner Gary Jaburg has been appointed Vice Chair of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC), effective January 1, 2015. Gary joined SARRC after attending its annual breakfast seven years ago, where he discovered the large impact SARRC makes on those affected with autism. He has been… Read More →

Gregory A. Rosenthal named partner at Burch & Cracchiolo

Greg Rosenthal

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., announced that Gregory A. Rosenthal has been named a partner with the Firm. He is an AV® Preeminent peer review rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell whose practice focuses on civil litigation matters, representing clients in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligence, premises liability and… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite adds 6 new shareholders

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that four associates and two of counsel attorneys have been elected Shareholders. New Phoenix Shareholders: Molly A. Booker is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Booker represents clients in various business disputes in federal and state courts in many aspects of pretrial litigation. She handles matters involving breach… Read More →

Discount Tire’s Halle wins Horatio Alger Award

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Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Bruce T. Halle, founder and chairman of the board, Discount Tire, has been selected for membership in the prestigious organization.  Halle joins 11 other accomplished… Read More →

Aimee Runyon named CEO for 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, announced Aimee J. Runyon as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Runyon has 22 years of experience in nonprofit management, most recently serving as the 1st Executive Director… Read More →

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon adds Paul J. Valentine

Paul J. Valentine

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that Paul J. Valentine has joined the firm as an associate in the Tax Law department. “The varied experience Paul has earned in the tax field over the past four years makes him an excellent addition to the tax group,” stated Rich Smith, Chair of… Read More →

ACDHH hires news information and referral coordinator

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The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) announced Noneshi Anderson as the organization’s information and referral coordinator. In her role, Anderson will serve as the first point-of-contact with the public, manage the social media outlets as well as provide information about services and resources available through ACDHH along with other… Read More →

Mark Hong initiated into American College of Surgeons

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Dr. Mark Hong of Affiliated Urologists was among 1,640 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s 2014 annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco, Calif., last month. This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into… Read More →

Cox Arizona announces multiple employee promotions

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Cox Communications has announced that three Phoenix-area employees, Zabrina Mogro, Scott Martin and Scott Magee Jr., have been promoted and will each be taking on new responsibilities as field supervisors. With more than a combined 30 years of experience at Cox Arizona, each of the new field supervisors will be responsible for leading a team… Read More →

PCA Skin appoints new CEO to augment growth plans

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Scottsdale-based PCA SKIN, a leader in professional skin health and available in more than 7,000 medical and aesthetic practices globally, announced Michael Larrain as CEO effective Jan. 5, 2015. Larrain joins PCA SKIN after more than two decades as a leader with top beauty, health and wellness brands, including L’Oreal, SkinCeuticals and Dermalogica. Larrain’s background… Read More →

Adlhoch elected to NATAS awards committee

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter (NATAS) announced Emmy-winning Phoenix Suns executive producer Bob Adlhoch, who is a long-time member of both NATAS’ local board of governors and executive committee as well as the chapter’s past-president and national past trustee, has been elected to a two-year term on the… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Dustin Jones to real estate team

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National law firm Polsinelli has added Dustin Jones, a zoning and land use attorney who represents developers in obtaining land use permits in complex commercial real estate deals. Jones brings to the firm an unusual combination of academic knowledge and practical legal experience. Jones serves as a full-time faculty member in Cornell University’s Department of… Read More →

Golich named Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital administrator

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IASIS Healthcare recently promoted Jacob Golich to Administrator of Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, a leading community hospital that provides comprehensive health care services including emergency care, orthopedics, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, women’s services, pain management and wound care in a caring atmosphere. In his new role, Golich oversees the day-to-day operations of… Read More →