Women In Business Archives

Leadership spotlight: Pamela Conboy

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Pamela Conboy Lead regional president Wells Fargo wellsfargo.com Conboy has 34 years of leadership experience in retail, business banking and learning and sales development. She manages 4,200 team members, 340 stores and $24.4 billion in deposits. She sits on numerous boards, including the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Valley of the Sun United Way and… Read More →

America's Taco Shop Expands Throughout the Valley

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America’s Taco Shop® is growing in the Phoenix market with the opening of three new locations: Camelback and 16th Street, Kyrene and Elliot and Ray and the 101. The newest locations highlight an updated look with a sleek red and blue color scheme and urban metal accents and mark the latest movement in an already… Read More →

America’s Taco Shop Expands Throughout the Valley

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America’s Taco Shop® is growing in the Phoenix market with the opening of three new locations: Camelback and 16th Street, Kyrene and Elliot and Ray and the 101. The newest locations highlight an updated look with a sleek red and blue color scheme and urban metal accents and mark the latest movement in an already… Read More →

Massage Envy adds to leadership team

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Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today they’ve added to their executive team with a new chief operating officer and new general counsel. As Massage Envy Spa’s new chief operating officer, Joe Luongo is responsible for the company’s day-to-day franchisor operations and leads… Read More →

Science Center CEO will lead international organization

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Arizona Science Center president and CEO Chevy Humphrey has been elected board chair of the executive committee for the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). ASTC is an international organization that represents science centers and museums in 45 different countries. The 600-member organization serves to advance public understanding of and engagement with science among diverse audiences.… Read More →

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 →