Women In Business Archives

Leadership spotlight: Mara G. Aspinall

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Mara G. Aspinall President and CEO Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. ventana.roche.com Aspinall founded the European Personalized Medicine Association and advised the Obama and Bush administrations on diagnostics and genomics. Biggest challenge: “My college and postgrad majors were in business, yet I‘ve made my career in biotech where a strong science background is an distinct advantage.… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Susan Anable

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Susan Anable Vice president of public affairs for the Southwest Region Cox Communications cox.com The ASU graduate grew up in Wyoming and worked for the Arizona Senate Research Staff before joining Cox Communications in 2001. She has been instrumental in creating legislation and regulatory policy that enables Cox to fairly compete and succeed, including passage… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Rhonda Anderson

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Rhonda Anderson CEO Cardon Children’s Hospital bannerhealth.com Anderson played an integral role in the planning and development of the child- and family-centered facility which opened in 2009. Anderson’s healthcare leadership experiences include serving as a nurse, educator, chief nursing officer, COO and executive vice president. She also serves on national healthcare reform committees. Biggest challenge:… Read More →

Pima Community College gets interim director

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The retired president of a New Mexico community college has been named the interim director of a two-year college campus in Arizona. Former Santa Fe Community College President Sheila Ortega said she starts her job at Pima Community College on Monday. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that Ortega will be paid $173,000 a year… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Kelley Ahrens

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Kelley Ahrens Vice president CBRE cbre.com Ahrens is a Vice President of CBRE’s Healthcare Services Group working with healthcare systems, physicians and institutional investors creating strategic business plans to protect asset and operational value.  With her over 15 years commercial real estate experience, she is actively involved in all aspects of a transaction cycle.  She… Read More →

SBFC Announces New Leadership

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Southwestern Business Financing Corporation (SBFC) – Arizona’s leading SBA 504 lender –  announced that the Board has appointed Teresa Mandelin as President and CEO of SBFC. Mandelin has more than 20 years of banking experience, having specialized in SBA lending since 1992. For the past 10 years as SBFC’s SVP of Commercial Loans, she has… Read More →

SARRC Appoints McDannel as Development Director

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The Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has hired Maureen M. McDannel as its development director. McDannel brings experience in overseeing development strategies, cultivating relationships with donors and managing special events. She previously served as the senior director of development at the Arizona Science Center where she managed a portfolio of major donors and… Read More →

Parsons Acquires Scottsdale-based Martz Agency

Go Daddy founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend time on other ventures.

Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Bob Parsons today announced the acquisition of Martz Agency by MP Agency, L.L.C., an organization owned by Parsons. The award-winning Scottsdale based marketing and public relations firm, which will be renamed Martz Parsons, will bring creative firepower to Parsons’ growing portfolio of businesses. Parsons has said that by looking at and… Read More →

Ingold elected to Humane Society board

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Burch & Cracchiolo partner Susanne E. “Susie” Ingold has been elected to the board of directors of The Arizona Humane Society. She has been committed to AHS since 2005 and been a member of the “Compassion with Fashion” annual fundraising luncheon committee since 2010. Ingold has practiced at Burch & Cracchiolo for fifteen years concentrating… Read More →

Harper wins national economic development award

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council today announced that Plaza Companies President and CEO Sharon Harper has won a citizen leadership award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Citizen Leadership Award, part of the IEDC’s annual award series, is presented to a community or business leader who has been involved in economic development for… Read More →

Leveraging visual storytelling tools can boost business

Kristin Bloomquist is executive vice president and general manager of the Phoenix office of independent marketing and communications agency Cramer-Krasselt.

According to the old adage, a picture is worth 1,000 words. But what about a six-second video? Or an impeccably curated pinboard? A host of new photo and video-sharing platforms—and the evolving universe of digital devices that enable them—are opening up new opportunities for marketers to engage consumers. But like many forms of “new media”… Read More →

W.P. Carey dean wants the world to know about school

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Amy Hillman, a renowned management professor and noted researcher, replaced Robert Mittelstaedt as dean of Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business in March and became the school’s first female dean. Az Business sat down with the leader of the W. P. Carey School, ranked in the top 30 among the best graduate business… Read More →

Women's cancer unit dedicated at Thomspon Peak Hospital

Medical Director Mike Janicek, MD, Clinical Manager Sherry Razo and VP/Administrator Kim Post cut the ribbon the dedicate the Women’s Health and Healing Unit at Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital.

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital dedicated its new Women’s Health and Healing Unit with a ribbon cutting and celebration for staff. Located on the hospital’s third floor, it provides a comforting environment to support the needs of women receiving treatment for gynecologic cancers including ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer. Nursing staff are specially trained in… Read More →

Women’s cancer unit dedicated at Thomspon Peak Hospital

Medical Director Mike Janicek, MD, Clinical Manager Sherry Razo and VP/Administrator Kim Post cut the ribbon the dedicate the Women’s Health and Healing Unit at Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital.

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital dedicated its new Women’s Health and Healing Unit with a ribbon cutting and celebration for staff. Located on the hospital’s third floor, it provides a comforting environment to support the needs of women receiving treatment for gynecologic cancers including ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer. Nursing staff are specially trained in… Read More →