Women In Business Archives

Aspire is a finalist for Most Innovative Company

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Aspire was named a Finalist in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category in the 12th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. Aspire has earned Bronze or Silver recognition in this category each year since 2006. The Stevie… Read More →

Dawn Rogers will lead 2017 Phoenix Final Four

Dawn Rogers

Longtime collegiate athletics administrator Dawn Rogers has been named Executive Director and CEO of the 2017 Phoenix NCAA Basketball Final Four. Rogers, former Senior Associate Athletic Director at Arizona State University, was selected by the Phoenix Local Organizing Committee (PLOC), which will work with the NCAA to execute the Final Four, set for April 1 and… Read More →

NewLAWu.s. adds Najia Haddock as member attorney

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NewLAWu.s. announced that Najia M. Haddock has joined the firm as an attorney to practice in the areas of employment/labor, business law and commercial litigation. She also serves as General Counsel to corporations large and small. NewLAWu.s. is a national law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality work and service delivered by exceptional attorneys… Read More →

Banner Health’s Becky Kuhn will be honored by ASU

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Becky Kuhn, Banner Health’s executive vice president for community delivery, will be recognized by the Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation (CONHI) at the eighth annual “Dream, Discover, Deliver” event on Oct. 22 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. The event honors outstanding leaders and organizations that have made significant contributions to… Read More →

Quarles & Brady earns diversity leadership award

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that its Phoenix office has been honored by the Arizona Diversity Council with the first-ever Corporate DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Award for its outstanding accomplishments in the promotion and advancement of diversity through inclusion and strong leadership. The firm was honored with individual and fellow business award… Read More →

FirstBank launches ‘Elevator Pitch’ contest in Arizona

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FirstBank, which has multiple banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, announced a new competition for businesses in Arizona. The competition, called the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” will kick off on Tuesday, October 12 and, only a few weeks later, award one winner with $20,000, courtesy of the bank. Contest participants will be… Read More →

Arizona Forward calls for focus on forest health

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Arizona Forward is releasing its newest primer today – “Threats to Forest Health Put Arizona at Risk.” It urges statewide attention for treatment and restoration to prevent the devastating fires that have scarred our state’s landscape, tarnished watersheds, depressed the economy and threatened the quality of life for residents throughout the Grand Canyon State.  The… Read More →

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown announces key staff

Hilton Garden Inn

As the restoration of the historic Professional Building nears completion and the building’s owner, Minneapolis-based CSM Corporation, prepares to reopen the site as the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown, CSM has hired two key staff members to manage hotel operations and sales and marketing efforts. Michelle Davis has been named general manager and Afsaneh Torres… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital adds VP of professional practice

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Phoenix Children’s welcomes Connie Ford as the Vice President of Professional Practice. In this position, Connie’s areas of responsibility will encompass education, and clinical and professional practice of nursing outcomes and research. Connie will collaborate with organizational nursing leaders to help develop and sustain an environment that promotes excellence in nursing practices. “We are extremely… Read More →

Women own more than half of Hispanic-owned businesses

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The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will release its fifth annual edition of the DATOS Tucson report at a morning conference Oct. 6. The report provides an overview of the state of the Hispanic market in Southern Arizona, as well as statewide and nationally. The conference takes place 9:30 to 11:00 p.m. at Tucson Hilton… Read More →

March of Dimes honors Abrazo’s Tiffiny Strever

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Abrazo West Campus Trauma Manager Tiffiny Strever has been named March of Dimes Distinguished Nurse of the Year. Strever, a 30-year nursing veteran, oversees the Level 1 Trauma Center at Abrazo West Campus (formerly West Valley Hospital), 13677 W. McDowell Road in Goodyear. It is the only Level 1 Trauma Center serving western Maricopa County.… Read More →

Gordon & Rees’ Jamie Mayrose joins Phoenix Theatre board

Phoenix Theatre

Jamie Mayrose of Gordon & Rees was recently named to the board of the Phoenix Theatre. “I’m thrilled to bring my love of the theater and my legal skills to the Board of Directors at Phoenix Theatre,” said Mayrose. “This organization is such an important part of the community, and I look forward to working… Read More →

W.J. Maloney named Western Contractor of the Year

W.J. Maloney Plumbing

W.J. Maloney Plumbing has been selected as the first-ever Reeves Journal Western Contractor of the Year and will be featured in the publication’s September issue. Reeves Journal is the oldest publication in the plumbing industry, founded in 1920. The monthly publication serves the Western United States’ plumbing, heating and cooling (P-H-C) industry by delivering information that is topical,… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber adds four associates in Phoenix

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP has announced that Nicholas Bauman, Justin Graham, Lindsey Herzik and Lindsey Herzog have joined the firm’s Phoenix office as associates. Bauman is an associate in the litigation practice group. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at the Arizona Supreme Court as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert M. Brutinel. During law school, he served asarticles editor for… Read More →