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Andy Landeen joins Ryley Carlock

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite added attorney Andrea (Andy) Landeen to the firm’s Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy, Lending and Commercial Litigation practice groups, where she will continue her practice of representing lenders and other creditors in pre- and post-judgment litigation. “We’re very excited about what Andy brings to the firm as well as our creditors’ rights… Read More →

Emotional Women: Creating a Source of Power

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October 4, 2013 by in Featured | Women In Business

Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” “Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power,” says Leela Francis, author of “Woman’s Way Home,” which includes techniques and tools from her Vividly Woman Embodied Leader… Read More →

W. P. Carey School Honors Top Business Leaders

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Three top business leaders will be honored for their innovation and achievements, when they are inducted into the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame this month. They include the head of a famed jewelry company, a high-profile business founder from China, and a corporate leader at one of Arizona’s biggest companies.… Read More →

Arizona attorneys open new Phoenix firm

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A new law firm, Bergin, Frakes, Smalley & Oberholtzer (BFSO), recently opened its offices in the heart of Phoenix’s Camelback Corridor, with a focus on real estate, litigation and government relations services. Although the law firm itself is new, BFSO’s partners are longtime Arizona lawyers and colleagues who have handled cases for a wide spectrum… Read More →

UA Seeking People for Breast Cancer-Vegetable Study

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University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are seeking participants in Maricopa County for a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the health-promoting effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen in women at risk of developing breast cancer or those previously treated for early-stage breast cancer. Since receiving a $3… Read More →

Scottsdale Healthcare hires new Chief Clinical Officer

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Joanne Clavelle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE has joined the executive leadership team at Scottsdale Healthcare as senior vice president and chief clinical officer. Clavelle joins Scottsdale Healthcare after serving as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. Scottsdale Healthcare’s culture – its friendly staff,… Read More →

Mariano transitions from White House to children’s health

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Although she doesn’t, Dr. Connie Mariano could boast about her title as the first Filipino American in history to receive the rank of Navy Rear Admiral. However, when she reflects on her past, this “first” may not seem quite as significant as another first: “the first patient.” This is how Dr. Mariano, former White House… Read More →

Melissa Ho Named to Lawyers of Color Hot List

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, is among 100 exceptional minority attorneys under the age of forty named to the Western Regional “Lawyers of Color Inaugural Hot List”. The honorees represent some of the most promising and accomplished minority legal talent in the western United States. “It… Read More →

Banner Desert Welcomes Neurosurgeon

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Dr. Nevra King, a neurosurgeon, has joined Banner Desert Medical Center. King comes to Phoenix from the United States Air Force where she served as Director of Neurotrauma and staff neurosurgeon at Wilfred Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. King was born and raised in Turkey where she… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Expands Phoenix Labor Practice

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September 23, 2013 by in Events | Featured | Legal | Women In Business

The Phoenix office of the international law firm, Greenberg Traurig, has expanded its Labor and Employment Practice, adding two seasoned shareholders to serve client demand. Three accomplished employment attorneys, all listed in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America, and two experienced associates, now comprise the firm’s growing Phoenix practice group. The group will… Read More →

Movement Disorder Neurologist Joins Banner

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Sara Dhanani, MD, a movement disorders neurologist, has joined Banner Sun Health Research Institute. Dr. Dhanani works with patients with Parkinson’s, tremors and other movement conditions. Most recently, Dhanani served a movement disorders fellowship at Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center at Barrow Neurological Clinic in Phoenix. She earned her medical degree from Dow Medical College in… Read More →

G&K Attorney Joins Board of Children's Museum

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm announced today that Andrea L. Stone has joined the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Children’s Museum Board of Directors is a professionally diverse group of community leaders who understand and value early childhood education. The mission of the Museum is… Read More →

G&K Attorney Joins Board of Children’s Museum

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm announced today that Andrea L. Stone has joined the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Children’s Museum Board of Directors is a professionally diverse group of community leaders who understand and value early childhood education. The mission of the Museum is… Read More →

How Financial Professionals Can Better Cater to Women

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September 19, 2013 by in Banking | Featured | Women In Business

Historically, women have been viewed as secondary decision makers in financial situations – a sorely outdated posture that’s quickly evolving at most financial institutions. However, the insight alone isn’t sufficient enough to attract and retain more female clients. Many financial professionals are still struggling with their approach to working with and catering to women. What… Read More →

New president joins Everest College Phoenix

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Everest College Phoenix announced that Maria Walters has been appointed as president of the Phoenix campus. Walters, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has extensive experience as a leader, educator and certified interpreter. In her new position, Walters has responsibility for overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Elects First Female Chair

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September 16, 2013 by in Featured | Legal | Women In Business

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP and its chairman John W. Daniels Jr. today announced that Kimberly Leach Johnson has been selected as the firm’s next chairperson. Her term begins on October 1, 2013. Fredrick G. Lautz has been re-appointed as the firm’s managing partner. “There are many outstanding partners at Quarles… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Elects First Female Chair

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September 16, 2013 by in Featured | Legal | Women In Business

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP and its chairman John W. Daniels Jr. today announced that Kimberly Leach Johnson has been selected as the firm’s next chairperson. Her term begins on October 1, 2013. Fredrick G. Lautz has been re-appointed as the firm’s managing partner. “There are many outstanding partners at Quarles… Read More →

Colnatec Partners with German firm for testing

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Colnatec LLC, the Gilbert-based manufacturer of the only temperature-controlled sensors for thickness measurement of thin film devices, and Novaled, a world class provider of OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technologies and materials, will work together in a joint research and development project to test the performance of the world’s first heated quartz crystal microbalance (QCM)… Read More →

Mercury announce WBNA playoff schedule

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Mark your calendars, it’s time to BEAT L.A. The Phoenix Mercury announced the club’s schedule for the opening round of the 2013 WNBA Playoffs, which will begin a week from today, Thursday, Sept. 19th, in a nationally-televised matchup with the Los Angeles Sparks. The Mercury’s best-of-three first-round series against Los Angeles begins at STAPLES Center… Read More →

Squire Sanders’ Walsh named to board

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Cheyenne Walsh of Squire Sanders was named to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s (GPCC), Valley Young Professionals, (VYP) Board of Directors. The 2013-2014 VYP Board will utilize their personal and professional relationships to help promote both the work of the VYP as well as the Chamber.

Squire Sanders' Walsh named to board

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Cheyenne Walsh of Squire Sanders was named to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s (GPCC), Valley Young Professionals, (VYP) Board of Directors. The 2013-2014 VYP Board will utilize their personal and professional relationships to help promote both the work of the VYP as well as the Chamber.

Grant Thornton promotes Hummel to managing director

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Grant Thornton LLP promoted Marla Hummel to Audit managing director in the firm’s Phoenix office effective Aug. 1. Across the firm, Grant Thornton promoted 20 professionals to managing director. Managing directors are the highest-level employee position in the firm and are important members of the firm’s leadership team. “Marla has demonstrated great value to our… Read More →

UA Nursing Doctoral Student Earns Award

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Kati Wijdenes, BSN, RN, a student pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree online through the University of Arizona College of Nursing, is one of only six students nationwide to be awarded the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship by the U.S. Air Force to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). On Aug.… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo Partners Named ‘Lawyers of the Year’

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. announced that two of its senior partners have been named Phoenix “’Lawyer of the Year” 2014 in their respective practice areas by US News Best Lawyers in America. Managing partner and firm president, Edwin C. “Ed” Bull has been selected in Phoenix Land Use & Zoning Law and Martha C. Patrick… Read More →