Women In Business Archives

HMA promotes Shelby Ray to account executive

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HMA Public Relations, promoted Shelby Ray to account executive, and she will now be responsible for the management of client accounts. In her role, Ray will develop and implement public relations strategies for the firm and its clientele in the government, non-profit, healthcare, restaurant industries and professional services industries. She specializes in digital communications, content marketing, social media management,… Read More →

Mary Contreras earns Woman of the Year honor

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Women of Scottsdale announced the 2015 Woman of the Year, Mary Contreras, who is a community volunteer and leader, giving time and resources to a number of charities. She is a founding member of East Valley Women, a member of Central Phoenix Women, the Chandler and Tempe Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman of the Women in… Read More →

Bruce Arians’ wife relaunches business website

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The ZONE, which provides both conscious and subconscious healing and focus by removing outside distractions and adding positive stimuli, launched its website to highlight three primary service offerings: Grief Release, Child Behavior Modification and Sports Performance. The ZONE is co-founded by Christine Arians, wife of Arizona Cardinals football coach Bruce Arians and grief specialist Barbara… Read More →

Valley behavioral health organization rebrands itself

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Youth Evaluation and Treatment Centers rebranded to Open Hearts Family Wellness during a community event at the Heard Museum. Open Hearts’ new President and CEO Arjelia Gomez announced the new rebranding of the 42-year-old health and wellness organization along with the board of directors and staff leadership at the event. “Last fall we embarked on… Read More →

AzLTA and VHRA hire director of business development

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The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association and Valley Hotel and Resort Association announced Laura Cherry as its new Director of Business Development. Cherry with an industry background having worked with Arizona-based Best Western Hotels and Resorts where she worked to enhance the company’s global brand with member hotels, developers and investors. In her work with Best Western, Cherry helped… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld names Nicholle Harris partner

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Gust Rosenfeld PLC elected Nicholle Harris to partner. Harris joined the law firm in 2012 after serving as assistant attorney general with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She practices in the area of public law providing general legal services to municipalities and other public bodies across the state. “During our ninety-five year history, Gust Rosenfeld distinguished… Read More →

AAED will discuss economic impact of Final Four

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Dawn Rogers, executive director and CEO of the Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee, will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) March luncheon.  It will be held on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Rogers will discuss how Arizona earned… Read More →

Maria Speth will speak on legal innovation

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Jaburg Wilk shareholder Maria Crimi Speth along with other panelists will address innovative trends in the legal industry and explore the issues around ethical challenges to the use of social media and legal technology at Legal Innovation: Trends & Ethics From Different Perspectives, a legal event hosted by Evolve Law. The event is Thursday, February 18th 2016 from… Read More →

35 women leaders picked for SheLEADS development

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Thirty-five women business leaders and influencers have been selected to participate in Arizona Women’s Education & Employment’s (AWEE) inaugural SheLEADS, a professional leadership development and skills training network for high impact women to define and achieve career goals. Representing industries that include banking, education, construction, law, human resources, nonprofits, municipalities and sports, among others, participants… Read More →

Women entrepreneurs’ boot camp coming May 7

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Local entrepreneurial women will be able to get powerful, world-class insights and cutting-edge strategies at the 12th Annual Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter. “The May 7, full-day conference includes two keynote presentations, nine workshops and resources from 50 sponsors and exhibitors, all… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Digital Air Strike ranked No. 1

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Scottsdale-based social media and digital engagement company, Digital Air Strike, topped the list on Phoenix Business Journal’s annual Book of Lists for Social Media Marketing Firms. This was the second time the company was listed in the number one spot. It debuted at number one spot in last year’s Book of Lists for Interactive Marketing Firms.… Read More →

WESTMARC hires president and CEO

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WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, announced that Sintra Hoffman will be joining the organization as president and CEO, succeeding Richard Hubbard. Hoffman comes to WESTMARC from ADOT where she has been a policy advisor to the director and leadership team and an assistant director on public affairs and local government outreach.  She has also served as deputy city… Read More →

Littler Mendelson names Kristy Peters shareholder

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Kristy Peters, an attorney in the Phoenix office of Littler, an employment and labor law practice representing management, has been made a shareholder, which went into effect Jan. 1. The firm promoted a total of 15 new attorneys to shareholder across its U.S. offices. “Kristy is an exceptional attorney and has demonstrated outstanding leadership, hard… Read More →

Kellie Zimmet is new director for Central Phoenix Women

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Kellie Zimmet, co-founder and senior partner at the consulting firm Elevate Human Potential will take over as the new director for Central Phoenix Women, an established women’s organization in the Valley led by JoAnn Holland. Over the past two years Central Phoenix Women experienced double digit growth. Members include women in banking, law, marketing, commercial… Read More →