Az Business Leaders Archives

Barb Rechterman – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Barb Rechterman – Chief Marketing Officer, GoDaddy Rechterman oversees all facets of corporate marketing, including making GoDaddy’s edgy and viral Super Bowl spots. Greatest accomplishment: “We’ve gone from a company no one knew existed, to a brand with ‘household name’ recognition in the U.S., to a global powerhouse doing business in 42 markets around the… Read More →

Stephanie J. Quincy – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Meet Stephanie J. Quincy, one of our 2014 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.

Martha C. Patrick – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Martha C. Patrick – Shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo Certified as a tax specialist, Best Lawyers in America has named Patrick the 2014 Phoenix tax “Lawyer of the Year.” Patrick represents clients in tax controversies. Greatest accomplishment: “Successfully resolving my clients’ issues with the IRS. Nothing could be greater or provide more satisfaction.” Surprising fact: “When I… Read More →

Marcia L. Mintz – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Marcia L. Mintz – President, John C. Lincoln Health Foundation Mintz leads the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation and community benefit for Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network. She has more than 20 years of international and national experience in creating community and business partnerships through development and philanthropy. Greatest accomplishment: “Knowing that my work is contributing… Read More →

UA College of Public Health adds Halpern

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health welcomes new faculty member Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH, an associate professor and chair of the public health policy and management section. Dr. Halpern has more than 20 years of experience in health services research and policy analysis, including evaluating patterns of medical… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Attorneys earn recognition


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced 59 lawyers in the firm’s Phoenix office were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). Of the 59 attorneys recognized, five attorneys were also named The Best Lawyers in America 2015©… Read More →

Ann Meyers-Drysdale – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Ann Meyers-Drysdale – Vice President, Phoenix Mercury A pioneer in women’s athletics, Meyers-Drysdale was one of the first women to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Greatest accomplishment: “Being a part of the Phoenix Mercury and their two WNBA Championships; and my tryout with the Indiana Pacers.” Surprising fact: “I was… Read More →

Shirley Mays – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Shirley Mays – Dean, Arizona Summit Law School Mays’ priorities are focused on the school’s mission of promoting diversity in the legal profession, serving under-served communities, developing innovative curriculum tailored to meet student needs and preparing students for success in their legal career.  Surprising fact: “I am blessed to have the opportunity to raise my… Read More →

Teresa Mandelin – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Teresa Mandelin – CEO, Southwestern Business Financing Corporation Mandelin has specialized in SBA lending since 1992. She is believed to be the first Native American woman to preside over a certified development company in the U.S.  Greatest Accomplishment: “Being named president and CEO of Southwestern Business Financing Corp in October 2013.” Surprising fact: “According to… Read More →

Sherry Lund – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Sherry Lund – Principal Scientist, Celebration Stem Cell Centre After having her eyes opened to the advancement of stem cell transplant medicine, Lund helped found Celebration Stem Cell Centre to provide the highest quality of viable stem cells for transplant and regenerative medicine and increase awareness of the healing effects of stem cells. Greatest Accomplishment:… Read More →

Jessica Langbaum – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Jessica Langbaum – Principal Scientist, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Langbaum is actively involved in research activities at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute focusing on the earliest evidence of Alzheimer’s and on the design and conduct of Alzheimer’s prevention trials. Greatest Accomplishment: “Playing a pivotal role in securing two unprecedented grants from the NIH totaling over $48 million.” Surprising… Read More →

Arizona State Parks hires new operations chief

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Arizona State Parks officials have announced the hiring of a new chief of operations. Jay Ream, deputy director of parks and development, says Kelly Moffitt will start in his new position on Aug. 16. Moffitt previously served as the state parks Region II manager. He will now oversee the agency’s operations division, including 30 state… Read More →

Deb Krmpotic – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Deb Krmpotic – CEO, Banner Estrella Medical Center Krmpotic began her healthcare career as a candy striper at the age of 14. She joined Banner Health 28 years ago as an oncology nurse. In 1993 she assumed CEO positions in rural North and South Dakota before returning to the Valley in 2000. Surprising fact: “On… Read More →

Karen Kravitz – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Karen Kravitz – President and Head of Conceptology, Commotion Promotions Kravitz’ leadership and vision have helped Commotion Promotions earn a spot on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list — which honors the fastest-growing private companies in America — for three consecutive years. Greatest accomplishment: “Celebrating 30 years of being in business and working with a talented,… Read More →