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Arizona Oncology adds gynecologic oncologists

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Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, welcomes four additional gynecologic oncologists to the practice. This exciting expansion will enhance its gynecologic oncology program, offering the largest, most comprehensive state-of-the-art gynecologic oncology program in the region. The four new… Read More →

True Food Kitchen hires former Starbucks executive as CEO

True Food Kitchen
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Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) has hired former Starbucks executive Christine Barone as chief executive officer of True Food Kitchen, one of Sam Fox’s restaurant concepts inspired by the principles of Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory food pyramid. Christine will work closely with Sam in FRC’s home office in Phoenix to transition True Food Kitchen into a stand-alone company under Centerbridge Partners’… Read More →

Salad and Go parent company names new CEO

Salad and Go
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And Go Concepts and Salad and Go, the gourmet salad drive-thru with a mission to make drive-thru fast food better and healthier for all consumers, appointment Bobby Shaw as its CEO. Recently recognized by Fast Casual in its annual Top 100 report as a Top 25 Executive, Shaw will help And Go Concepts and its flagship Salad and Go… Read More →

Stephanie Quincy will chair Quarles & Brady Labor & Employment Group

Julia Koestner
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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP named Phoenix partner Stephanie Quincy as the chair of the Phoenix office’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. The firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group is listed in “The Go-To Law Firms of the World’s Leading Companies” – a Fortune Magazine supplement – and is highly ranked, both on office and individual attorney levels, in Chambers USA.… Read More →

Meet Tempe Business Woman of the Year recipients at luncheon

Business Woman of the Year

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce’s most recent Business Woman of the Year Award recipient Denise Hart joins prior recipients Jodi Polanski and Margaret Hunnicutt at an educational and inspiring luncheon. These notable women will have a conversation about what it takes to succeed in life and business and answer questions about their achievements and experiences. The event takes place on Sept.… Read More →

Goldwater Institute will expand its leadership team

Eric Forshee

The Goldwater Institute is expanding its leadership team with Victor Riches assuming the new role of president & COO. Long-serving current President & CEO Darcy Olsen will remain in place as the Institute’s CEO. “The Goldwater Institute has grown from a small locally-focused organization into a 30-person organization with a coast-to-coast impact, thousands of supporters… Read More →

Quarles & Brady partner appointed to State Bar’s Executive Council


Quarles & Brady LLP Phoenix office Partner Cathleen T. Yu has been elected to the Executive Council of the State Bar of Arizona Business Law Section. In her role, Yu will work to promote the objectives of the State Bar of Arizona within the area of business law; simplify and improve the application of justice in the field;… Read More →

Rosie’s House CEO earns spot in arts program

Rosie's House

Becky Ballard, CEO at Rosie’s House, a music academy for children, has been selected as the only Arizona representative for the fourth and final class of National Arts Strategies’ Chief Executive Program. The Chief Executive Program: Community and Culture brings together an international cohort of 50 CEOs who are working to lead change in their organizations, communities in the cultural… Read More →

Frutkin Law Firm announces Harvey Frutkin’s retirement

Julia Koestner

The Frutkin Law Firm has announced the retirement of Harvey Frutkin from the practice of law. Harvey worked with a focus on estate planning, taxation and corporate law for more than 40 years, primarily in Cleveland, Ohio. While a partner at Cavitch, Familo, Durkin & Frutkin, Harvey participated on the board of directors and as… Read More →

Desert Botanical Garden announces new trustees

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Desert Botanical Garden appointed several local leaders to the Garden’s Board of Trustees, which include: John Burnside, an attorney with the Phoenix-based law firm Snell & Wilmer LLP, has been appointed to the Desert Botanical Garden Board of Trustees. He is rejoining the board of trustees following six years of service from 2009 to 2015. His… Read More →

Cardon Children’s Medical Center names new CEO

Cardon Children’s Medical Center

Justin Bradshaw recently was named chief executive officer for Cardon Children’s Medical Center. In this critical role, Bradshaw will work to develop and expand comprehensive pediatric services at the hospital. He will also lead, along with dyad partner Dr. David Moromisato, Banner Health’s pediatric service line in Arizona. Bradshaw comes to Banner from Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, or… Read More →

First Place elects board officers, new board member

nonprofit board member

First Place AZ, a local non-profit working to ensure that housing options for people with autism and other special abilities are as bountiful as they are for anyone else, elected its new Board officers and a new Board member. First Place is advancing new residential options for adults with autism and related disorders, and is underway on… Read More →

Banner Health CEO named ‘Most Influential’ by Modern Healthcare

Banner Health CEO

Banner Health CEO Peter S. Fine was recognized in Modern Healthcare’s 2016 “Most Influential People in Healthcare.” Fine, Banner’s president and CEO, is listed at No. 25 on the 2016 list. In 2015, Fine was No. 27 and in 2014 he was No. 51. Fine first appeared on the list in 2011 as No. 85. Released Monday by Modern Healthcare, a… Read More →

33 Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’

family law

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 33 attorneys have been named to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  More than 50 percent of the law firm’s shareholders are recognized, 15 of whom have been included for 10 or more years.  The firm also gained three new additions to the… Read More →