Az Business Leaders Archives

Kim Sabow Joins American Hotel & Lodging Association board


Kim Sabow, president and CEO of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association (AzLTA) has joined the Board of Directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).  Sabow accepted the appointment to AHLA’s Board, which represents leaders from all sectors of the lodging industry, including brands, owners and REITS, management companies, independents, and state associations. Meeting… Read More →

Arizona Commission on the Arts deputy director elected to board


The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, is pleased to announce that the agency’s deputy director, Jaime Dempsey, has been elected to serve on the board of directors for Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), a national association of public and private arts and culture funders. Dempsey’s addition to the… Read More →

Founders Award goes to Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorney


Greater Tucson Leadership picked S.L. “Si” Schorr, senior partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, as its recipient of the 64th annual Founders Award recognizing long-term achievements in the community. Last year’s awardee, Bishop Gerald Kicanas, will present the award at a gala event at Loews Ventana Canyon on Feb. 11, 2017. The Founders Award is bestowed to an… Read More →

Attorney Jeffrey Herman improves holidays for foster children

Holiday Tree Auction

Attorney Jeffrey Herman spearheads holiday toy donation drive for Arizona Helping Hands. Attorney Jeffrey Herman‘s firm, the Law Office of Jeffrey Herman PLC, will be hosting a holiday toy donation drive from November 16 to December 6 to benefit Arizona Helping Hands. New and unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Law Office of Jeffrey Herman, 7272… Read More →

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff named a ‘Giant of Cancer Care’


Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Physician-In-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), has been selected as a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care. The award was announced today during the 34th annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium in New York. Dr. Von Hoff, a world-renowned expert in pancreatic cancer, was honored for his work in… Read More →

Children’s Action Alliance honors Nicole Stanton

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

Quarles & Brady LLP Phoenix Office Managing Partner Nicole Stanton has been honored by the Children’s Action Alliance with its 2016 Horace Steele Child Advocacy Award for her courage, commitment and resolve in improving the lives and life chances of Arizona’s children and families. Stanton accepted the honor during the organization’s 18th Annual “Through the… Read More →

Lonnie Williams, Jr. named managing partner of Stinson Leonard Street


Lonnie Williams, Jr. has been elevated to the role of managing partner of Stinson Leonard Street’s Phoenix office. He succeeds Michael Manning, who served as managing partner for 27 years and remains a partner in the firm’s business litigation practice group. As managing partner, Williams will lead the office’s strategic planning and communication efforts as well as… Read More →

Suzette S. Doody joins Tiffany & Bosco

Maria Speth

Suzette S. Doody joins the law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. as a shareholder. Doody’s commercial litigation practice includes representation of individuals, businesses and contractors, primarily in the area of construction defects, complex litigation, general liability, professional malpractice, personal injury, product liability and premises liability. Doody received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the… Read More →

Belinda Rosthenhausler joins Clear Title Agency of Arizona

Eric Forshee

Belinda Rosthenhausler has joined Carol Rieger’s team at Clear Title Agency of Arizona as the assistant vice president of Commercial Sales. Her focus will be centered on the continued market growth of the commercial title division, with a strategic emphasis on marketing and new account acquisitions. Rosthenhausler will also be responsible for building relationships with… Read More →

Leadership profile: J. Paul Rhodes of Vestar

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J. Paul Rhodes Executive vice president Vestar Rhodes, a founding principal of Vestar, oversees construction for its operations.Rhodes has been responsible for the construction of more than 95 shopping centers, in excess of 21.5 million square feet. He graduated from ASU with a degree in civil engineering.Rhodes is a founding member of Executive Council 70,… Read More →

PRSA honors Abbie S. Fink for distinguished service


The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented the Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to Abbie S. Fink of HMA Public Relations in Phoenix. The award was presented at the PRSA 2016 International Conference during the Monday Networking Luncheon in Indianapolis. The award is named in honor of the late and legendary Patrick Jackson, APR,… Read More →

Az Business Leaders 2017 Digital Magazine

Az Business Leaders

What makes a great leader? The dictionary — that heavy thing we used before we could Google things — defines leader as “the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.” But the definition and expectations of a leader can change from moment to moment and from circumstance to circumstance. Case in point:… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy attorney named to foundation board


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that Shareholder Kevin Neal has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for Maricopa Health Foundation (MHF), a nonprofit organization supporting Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS), Arizona’s only public health care system. As a member of the Board, Mr. Neal will support the Foundation’s… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new philanthropy officer


The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced the appointment of Rachel Oesterle as its new Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer. In this position, Oesterle will set and oversee strategy to secure vital philanthropic support for the Foundation and the achievement of its mission: to preserve Wright’s two homes, Taliesin and Taliesin West, for future generations… Read More →