Women In Business Archives

Midwestern Appoints New Director of Development

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Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and CEO of Midwestern University, announced a new director on the University’s Glendale Campus. Staci Glass has been named Director of Development and Alumni Relations for the Glendale Campus. Ms. Glass brings nearly two decades of administrative, planning, fund-raising, and event management experience to Midwestern. Most recently, Ms. Glass served… Read More →

Stanton, Gallego Work to Close Gender Pay Gap

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Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Kate Gallego announced Tuesday a new effort to ensure that City of Phoenix contractors – those paid with taxpayer dollars – practice equal pay for equal work among men and women. This morning, on National Equal Pay Day, Stanton asked Gallego to lead an effort over the next few months… Read More →

New East Valley Women’s Professional Group Launches

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The Phoenix-metro-based Women of Scottsdale and Central Phoenix Women groups proudly announce the launch of a third, localized chapter, East Valley Women being added to serve women business professionals who live or work in Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler. East Valley Women will meet on the third Tuesday of every month from 7:30am to 9am… Read More →

Humana Transforms To Better Serve Employers

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Arizona health insurance agents and employers will see a new Humana when they engage with the health and well-being company in 2014. Humana announced a transformed leadership, market development and sales structure with the intent of furthering the company’s commitment to partner with agents and employers to create healthier, more productive workforces. “The health care… Read More →

Glendale adds economic development talent

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The City of Glendale Office of Economic Development has a new talented team member to tout: Kristen Stephenson has joined the city as an Economic Development Specialist. Stephenson spent 12 years with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), where she provided crucial economic and competitive analyses, including tax policy, incentive analysis and economic impact modeling… Read More →

Wiest launches AZ Dental Bank

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Candace Hunter Wiest, president & CEO of West Valley Bancorp., Inc. announced the launch of AZ Dental Bank. This specialty group of WVNB premiered at the Western Regional Dental Convention in Phoenix this week. According to Wiest, “Our Bank has a significant number of shareholders and Directors in the medical and dental industries. They believe… Read More →

$1.8 million in grants available to women

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The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, such as advanced manufacturing, transportation, energy, construction and information technology. “Helping women get the job skills they need to… Read More →

Zanes Wins National RADICAL Entrepreneur Award

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Leading Southern Arizona injury law firm Zanes Law announced that non-attorney co-founder Claudia Zanes has won the Doreen Rainey RADICAL Entrepreneur Award, for being “bold and courageous enough to depart from the usual, expected or ordinary to take charge of her professional and personal lives.” Zanes was given the award March 23 at the 6th… Read More →

Sky Harbor Honored at World Airport Awards

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The SkyTrax’s World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence, recently named Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as one of the World’s Best Airports serving 40-50 million passengers in 2014. Phoenix Sky Harbor ranked seventh in the world and joins the ranks of other international airports such as Incheon International Airport in South Korea… Read More →

Kindness defines Sorority Secrets founder

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Often times when one thinks of a great business mogul, words like “cutthroat” and “cunning” pop into their heads. But what about an accomplished business person who has made their success by going down a different path? Ali Matthews, vice president of 224 Apparel and co-founder of The Sorority Secrets, has not emerged as a… Read More →

Sinema will stay in Arizona’s 9th District

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won’t jump from her current district to the one being vacated by retiring Rep. Ed Pastor. Sinema announced on her campaign Facebook page Thursday that she intends to seek re-election in her current 9th Congressional District that covers Tempe and other southeast Phoenix areas. The announcement comes a week after… Read More →

Top-producerMcCarver joins Walt Danley Realty

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Scottsdale-based Walt Danley Realty, the premier luxury real estate firm and Arizona’s exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, welcomes top-producer Leslie McCarver to its roster of outstanding agents. As a former corporate attorney and business executive, McCarver brings her unique skill set and extensive experience to the Danley organization. “Leslie and I have a… Read More →

Jager Elected to Fresh Start Foundation Board

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, announced Michelle Jager, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, was elected to the Auxiliary Board for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. In her practice, Jager assists healthcare providers in defending against medical negligence lawsuits. She also assists small and large companies in the areas of personal injury,… Read More →

Wells Fargo Names Armstrong Business Banking Manager

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Wells Fargo today announced that Keri Armstrong has been named Business Banking manager overseeing Wells Fargo Business Banking in the Mesa and Yuma and Arizona Agricultural Banking. Todd Gerber, Area Business Banking manager for Arizona announced the appointment. “As the nation’s leading business lender, Wells Fargo is committed to satisfying all of the financial services… Read More →