Women In Business Archives

Susan Brichler Trujillo: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Susan Brichler-Trujillo

Susan Brichler Trujillo, partner, Quarles & Brady Trujillo serves as chair of the Quarles & Brady Phoenix Health Law Group. Her practice focuses on health law, litigation and dispute resolution. Advice: “Understand people – and how to effectively manage human relationships. Also know that empathy plays a huge role in effective leadership.” Surprising fact: “I have a giant –… Read More →

Sharon Bondurant: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Sharon Bondurant

Sharon Bondurant, founder and CEO, Tech Finders Bondurant started the tech recruiting firm from her spare bedroom 18 years ago and has built it into a $4 million+ firm that finds exceptional talent for Arizona companies. Surprising fact: “I was really shy and insecure growing up. My biggest regret: being too scared to try out for seventh-grade cheer.… Read More →

Kimberly Anderson-Matich: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Kimberyly Anderson-Matich

Kimberly Anderson-Matich, CEO, Anderson Security Agency Anderson-Matich’s foresight allowed her company to introduce the state’s first privately-owned emergency command unit, which is a multi-purpose vehicle used for on-site training, human resources, emergency and strike situations. Advice: “I have always tried to surround myself with really great people, people whom I admire and respect. I also strive for constant self-improvement,… Read More →

Clare H. Abel: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Clare H. Abel

Clare H. Abel, shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Abel is certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Real Estate Specialist. She concentrates in the areas of real estate, zoning and condemnation law and administrative law, specifically liquor licensing matters. Advice: “Find a way that works for you, and only you, to balance career… Read More →

Nicole Stanton followed her passion, and it paid off

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

Az Business magazine recently highlighted Arizona’s most influential women in 2016 in its July/August issue. Given that the most recent issue of Az Business is dedicated to the most influential women in Arizona, it’s appropriate to hear from one of the state’s best and brightest female leaders, Nicole Stanton who is managing partner at Quarles &… Read More →

11 women graduate from NAWBO mentor program

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Eleven women business owners and their mentors met recently to celebrate the completion of their nine-month National Association of Women Business Owners — NAWBO Phoenix Chapter Business Mentoring Program. “When we tallied all of the figures from this year, the economic impact was quite substantial,” says Program Director Paula Wittekind of CDQ Learning for Results.… Read More →

Nicholle Harris is president-elect of Arizona Black Bar

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The Arizona Black Bar has announced that Gust Rosenfeld partner Nicholle Harris will serve as President-Elect for the 2016-2017 year. The Arizona Black Bar (ABB), formerly known as the Hayzel B. Daniels Bar Association, was founded in 1971.  ABB has a statewide membership of attorneys, judges, paralegals, law students and community members who work tirelessly… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected to Arizona mining board

Fennemore Craig

Fennemore Craig Phoenix office director Dawn Meidinger was elected to the Board of Directors for the Arizona Mining Association. “We encourage our colleagues to become actively involved in the industries we serve,” said Sarah Strunk, chair of the board of directors of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Dawn on her recent appointment to Arizona Mining Association’s board of directors,… Read More →

Polsinelli honored for emphasis on women in leadership

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For the second year in a row, national firm Polsinelli received “Gold Standard Certification” from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for incorporating women into the highest levels of firm leadership. With eligibility limited to U.S. firms with 300 or more attorneys, only 31 firms nationwide achieved this recognition, down from 44 in 2015 and… Read More →

SweetLeaf earns 2016 Women’s Choice Award

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Female consumer advocate group WomenCertified Inc. is honoring tea sweetener SweetLeaf with the Women’s Choice Award. SweetLeaf received excellent survey scores, with the vast majority of customers rating the experience and overall quality of SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener as “extremely satisfied.” “The Women’s Choice Award’s mission is to identify which brands are most recommended by women,” said Delia Passi, CEO and founder.… Read More →

Women of color who own Arizona businesses are on the rise

Co-Hoots founder Jenny Poon and Anita Blanco, director of diversity recruitment and engagement at Stanford University at the Women of Color STEM Entreprenurship Conference to encourage women of color to own businesses. (Photo by David Marino Jr./Cronkite News)

Jenny Poon is a serial entrepreneur. She runs the business collaborative Co+Hoots, where owners of small businesses, from tea suppliers to software design, share space, ideas and conversation. She created Eeko Studio, a graphic design and marketing agency that recently worked on the branding concept for the Grid Bikes bike sharing program in Phoenix. Poon, the daughter of Chinese-Vietnamese… Read More →

Tempe Chamber honors Denise Hart

Business Woman of the Year

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has named Denise Hart as the 2016 Business Woman of the Year. She was honored at the 21st Annual Women in Business Conference on May 25 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Tempe. “I was deeply honored to be nominated for Tempe Business Woman of the Year among so many… Read More →

Abrazo names Tami Biggs as director of business development

Tami Biggs

Tami Biggs, RN, BSN is the new Market Cardiovascular Service Line Director of Business Development for Abrazo Community Health Network. “Tami will be instrumental in developing various cardiovascular sub service lines and interdisciplinary cooperation across all Abrazo hospitals as we propel Abrazo’s legacy of excellence in cardiovascular care to an even higher level in Arizona… Read More →

Businesses may be forced to reveal pay practices

The gender gap

The federal government announced its intent to gather additional pay information from larger employers, forcing all businesses with more than 100 workers to provide detailed information about their pay practices in an effort to address gender discrimination. If the president’s plan moves forward as expected, employers will be subject to a heightened pay transparency standard… Read More →