Women In Business Archives

ACG Arizona will spotlight prominent women

“A Celebration of Leadership” will be the theme at the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter Breakfast on September 13, with a spotlight on some of the Valley’s most prominent women in leadership positions. “A Celebration of Leadership,” featuring the Women in Leadership Panel, will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort Grand Ballroom. The event’s keynote presentation… Read More →

Roopali Desai: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Roopali Desai

Roopali Desai, partner, Coppersmith Brockelman Desai is among the state’s top election and government law attorneys, as well as a sought-after commercial litigator. Advice: “Even if you are not sure of yourself or have doubts about your abilities, take a risk because you will inevitably surprise yourself and those around you, and it will lead to… Read More →

Kami Cothrun: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Kami Cothrun

Kami Cothrun, founder, Pieceful Solutions Cothrun is the founder of Pieceful Solutions schools, which opened in 2008 to offer children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays a comprehensive program from kindergarten through 12th grade. Advice: “Never give up. I’m a believer in the saying, ‘Where there is a will, there is a way.’ No matter what… Read More →

Christina Burroughs: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Christina Burroughs

Christina Burroughs, managing partner at MRA Associates Burroughs leads the private client practice at MRA Associates. Delivering excellence with passion, the team serves families’ best interests through sophisticated wealth planning. Advice: “Align yourself with an organization whose unwavering objective is to serve clients’ interests above everything else. Pay attention to those who have gone before, and help… Read More →

Margery Brown: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Margery Brown, chief operating officer, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Brown is COO of GPEC and executive director of the Partnership for Economic Innovation, the organization responsible for positioning Greater Phoenix as a global hub for innovation. Brown serves as the chairman of the board for the Arizona Health Facilities Authority, and is on the boards… Read More →

Susan Brichler Trujillo: Most Influential Women in Arizona

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, 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

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, 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

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

NAWBO

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

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

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 →