Az Business Leaders Archives

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

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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

Desert Botanical Garden

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

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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 →

ACA names director of the Office of Economic Opportunity

Debra Schooler

The Arizona Commerce Authority Thursday selected Paul Shannon as its director of the Office of Economic Opportunity. The office will serve as an analytics and strategy team under the Arizona Commerce Authority that will continually analyze how Arizona stacks up against other states, identify ways to drive down regulatory and tax burdens and provide real-time data so… Read More →

LaneTerralever announces 3 senior management promotions

Content Marketing

 Three members of the management team at Phoenix-based full-service advertising and marketing agency LaneTerralever have earned promotions at the senior management level. Company president Chris Johnson and CEO Beau Lane announce that David Foster will now serve as chief operating officer, Jennifer Ennesser is now senior director of account services and Amy Raymer now fulfilling… Read More →

Phoenix Quarles & Brady attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers

Coppersmith Brockelman

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 30 of its Phoenix attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. The following Phoenix Quarles & Brady attorneys distinguished for excellence were named in their respective practice areas designated by Best Lawyers: • Brian… Read More →

11 Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, announced today that 11 of the firm’s 21 attorneys have been recognized across 16 separate practice areas as 2017 “Best Lawyers®” by The Best Lawyers in America©.  Among the honorees, nearly half have been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix, an honor reserved for only one… Read More →

8 Ogletree Deakins attorneys earn ‘Best Lawyers’ honors

Fennemore Craig

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced that eight attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. The attorneys on the 2017 list were selected based on an exhaustive peer-review survey that examines… Read More →