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Az Business names 2017 Industry Leaders of Arizona

Industry Leaders of Arizona

On Thursday evening, business leaders from across Arizona gathered at the Camelback Golf Club for the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards. “Henry Kissinger once said the task of being a leader is figuring out how to get from where you are to where you have never been,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “Tonight,… Read More →

2017 finalists named for Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Twenty-one finalists have been named in seven categories for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards are presented by Arizona Citizens for the Arts in partnership with the Office… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards… Read More →

20 influential Millennials working in Arizona

Influential millennials
by in AZ Business Magazine

Can you guess the average tenure of Millennial employees? Two years. That doesn’t instill much confidence for human resources executives who are trying to create a stable workforce, especially when you take this into account: More than one-in-three American workers today are Millennials (adults ages 18 to 36). And in 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X… Read More →

10 things to watch in banking in 2017

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Banking

Banks put a tremendous number of man hours and pour a staggering amount of resources in analytics so they can better understand, navigate and predict their risk environment. But there are some things that just cannot be predicted and banking leaders have to sit back and take a wait-and-see attitude. Technology, politics, interest rates and… Read More →

25 philanthropic companies in Arizona

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Giving back isn’t just the right thing to do for the communities a business serves, it also might be the best thing for its bottom line. According to the 2015 Giving in Numbers report, a study that examined the corporate philanthropic endeavors of 271 of the world’s largest companies from 2012-2014, the impact of societal… Read More →

Jim Lundy, founding CEO Of Alliance Bank of Arizona, will retire

Jim Lundy

Founding CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona, James H. Lundy (Jim), will retire on March 31, 2017, according to Western Alliance Bank. Don H. Garner, also a member of the organization’s original management team, becomes the new CEO of Alliance Bank of Arizona, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Lundy helped build a start-up bank in 2003 into the fourth… Read More →

Western Alliance Bank moves up to No. 4 in Arizona deposits

Enterprise Bank

Western Alliance Bank, including its Arizona banking division, Alliance Bank of Arizona, has moved up to No. 4 in deposits across the state of Arizona from its 6th position last year, according to newly released data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  The bank is part of top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Western Alliance Bank also… Read More →

‘At Work In Arizona: The First 100 Years’ exhibit opens

Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge under construction. (Photo courtesy of "At Work in Arizona")
by in Experience AZ Magazine

“At Work In Arizona: The First 100 Years” opens Nov. 1 at the AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park showcasing a collection of historical photographs of Arizona commerce that are rarely made available for public viewing.  The “At Work In Arizona” The First 100 Years” exhibit sponsored by Alliance Bank of Arizona will feature a collection… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Kate Maynard Hickman: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Kate Maynard Hickman

Kate Maynard Hickman, senior vice president, Alliance Bank of Arizona One of Alliance’s most seasoned bankers, Hickman currently leads treasury management sales, focusing on the nonprofit and political sectors, while serving on the boards of Ryan House and the Arizona Technology Council. Advice: “Don’t be afraid to start ground level and move around within the organization until… Read More →

Alliance Bank of Arizona expands East Valley presence

Alliance Bank of Arizona

Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, the state’s largest headquartered bank and now fourth largest in Maricopa county in terms of market share, is set to break ground on a new banking office on the southeast corner of Market Street and Pecos Road in Gilbert later this month. As the go-to business banking… Read More →

Meet us at the AZRE Forum

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

As the summer months continue to bring the heat, AZRE magazine is doing the same with its commercial real estate mid-year update and forecast on Thursday, July 21 at the Camby from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The AZRE Forum will bring a panel of Arizona’s top commercial real estate experts, yielding in-depth discussions of economics, development… Read More →

Interest rates create uncertainty in CRE financing

Construction Projects, AZRE Magazine March/April 2011

Looking at the commercial real estate financing industry is like looking at statistics: There can be several different interpretations. If you look at the numbers from 2015, commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $503.8 billion in loans, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Those numbers were 26 percent higher than 2014.… Read More →