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Bob Michaels receives Spirit of ABIL Award

Bob Michaels

As an advocate for the disabled for more than 30 years whose passionate commitment to independent living has taken him from board rooms to the halls of Congress, Bob Michaels has lived on both sides of disability. When he served as Executive Director for Arizona Bridge for Independent Living (ABIL) from 1984 to 1991 and… Read More →

Parga Named Chairman of the Board for Chicanos Por La Causa

Rodolfo “Rudy” Parga Jr. was named chairman of the Board of Directors of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
by in Business News

Rodolfo “Rudy” Parga Jr. was named chairman of the Board of Directors of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. Parga, a managing shareholder at Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, had previously served as vice chair of the organization. “Rudy has been one of the driving forces behind successful initiatives that have helped Chicanos Por La Causa become… Read More →

Speaker: Sonja Bochart ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Sonja Bochart, SmithGroup Sonja Bochart, a green design advocate, has more than 15 years of experience as an interior designer and is an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council and the International Living Building Institute.As an associate at SmithGroup, she actively promotes holistic design approaches and healthy work environments for commercial design projects… Read More →

Arizona Bankers Association Continues To Advocate For The Banking Industry

Tanya Wheeler is president and CEO of the Arizona Bankers Association.
by in AZ Business Magazine | Finance | Politics

One thing that hasn’t changed at the Arizona Bankers Association since it was founded 105 years ago is its dedication as an advocate for the banking industry. The cornerstone of the association has always been advocacy of bank-related issues with elected officials, state legislators, members of Congress and regulators at the state and federal levels.… Read More →