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Jennifer Linder, M.D. – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jennifer Linder

Jennifer Linder, M.D. – Chief scientific officer, PCA Skin Linder, a board-certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic skin surgeon, guides all product development and clinical trials for PCA Skin, ThinkGlobal’s 2013 Exporter of the Year in the Health & Beauty category. She is one of the foremost U.S. experts in the use of the… Read More →

Michelle Lind – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Michelle Lind

Michelle Lind – CEO, Arizona Association of Realtors Lind oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the largest trade association in Arizona. Prior to becoming CEO, Lind served as the primary legal advisor to the association and was integral in the development of AAR’s contract forms. Lind began her legal career at Jennings, Strouss… Read More →

Sharon Lechter – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sharon Lecher

Sharon Lechter – Founder and CEO, Pay Your Family First Lechter, winner of National Bank of Arizona’s fourth annual Women’s Financial Group (WFG) Woman of the Year Award. is a local businesswoman, investor and financial literary activist whose philanthropic work has helped establish, educate and train professional women in the Valley. She also is the… Read More →

Jeri Jones – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jeri Jones

Jeri Jones – CEO, UnitedHealthcare Jones has been with UnitedHealthcare for more than a decade and currently oversees employer and individual markets for Arizona, Utah and Idaho. Prior to taking this role, Jones was chief of staff for the West Region of UnitedHealthcare, responsible for strategy and execution of the regional vision and business plan.… Read More →

Wendy Jameson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Wendy Jameson

Wendy Jameson – Co-founder and CEO, Colnatec Jameson, who earned a 2011 White House “Champion of Change” award, has developed and launched multiple technology companies as both a consultant and founder. This includes a multinational consulting organization, her self-owned company, Potentiate, and Colnatec. Colnatec is the only company in the world designing and developing state… Read More →

Jodi Jerich – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jodi Jerich

Jodi Jerich – Executive director, Arizona Corporation Commission As executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission, Jerich oversees a state agency that has 300 employees and a $27 million budget. She came to the commission after serving about three years as director of the Arizona Residential Utility Consumer Office, a state agency that advocates for… Read More →

Amy Hillman – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Amy Hillman - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Amy Hillman – Dean, W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University Hillman, a world-renowned management expert, popular teacher and noted researcher, took over as dean of the W. P. Carey School on March 1. Hillman is the first-ever female dean of the school, which has undergraduate, full-time MBA, part-time MBA and online… Read More →

Lynne Herndon – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Lynne Herndon - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Lynne Herndon – Phoenix city president, BBVA Compass Bank Herndon, who has worked in the banking industry for roughly 25 years, oversees the business lending activities in Phoenix for commercial lending and commercial real estate lending, including treasury management and deposits. Total loans outstanding under management are $950 million. Herndon also serves as the 2012-2013… Read More →

Sheryl Hildebrand – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sheryl Hildebrand - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Sheryl Hildebrand – Partner, Deloitte Hildebrand is Deloitte’s Phoenix leader for its Enterprise Risk Advisory Services practice. She previously held similar roles in Silicon Valley and Seattle. Hildebrand leads a team of 40 professionals providing internal audit, IT auditing, enterprise risk management and finance process improvement services. Surprising fact: “On sunny weekends, you can find… Read More →

Kathy Hancock – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Kathy Hancock - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Kathy Hancock – Executive director, Fennemore Craig Hancock manages Fennemore’s administration across its offices in Arizona, Colorado and Nevada. Her experience includes complex government relations and issues management projects for business and industry, including mines, energy companies, development companies and manufacturers. Surprising fact: “I asked my husband and he said, ‘You’re a pretty straight shooter.… Read More →

Beth Harmon-Vaughan – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Beth Harmon-Vaughan - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Beth Harmon-Vaughan – Managing principal, Gensler With more than 30 year’s experience, Harmon-Vaughan leads design teams in innovation and service for Gensler in Phoenix. Her body of work, encompassing almost every type of commercial and institutional project, is continually recognized for design excellence. As managing principal, Harmon-Vaughan oversees project design development, management and overall strategy.… Read More →

Nicole France Stanton – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Nicole France Stanton - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Nicole France Stanton – Partner, Quarles & Brady    The primary focus of France Stanton’s practice is defending professionals such as lawyers, accountants, insurance brokers and others in malpractice actions, earning a spot in The Best Lawyers in America in 2011 and 2013. In 2012, she created the award-winning Stop Bullying AZ to bring awareness… Read More →

Diane Enos – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Diane Enos - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Diane Enos – President,  Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Enos is the second woman elected as president of the SRPMIC. She is dedicated to promoting education for the SRPMIC people and creating new opportunities that allow the traditional O’odham (Pima) and Piipaash (Maricopa) lifestyle to flourish within the community. Enos is the first member of… Read More →

Christine Espinoza – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Christine Espinoza - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Christine Espinoza – Founder and CEO, Platform Scottsdale Espinoza has been selling residential real estate since 1997 and currently works with HomeSmart Elite Group. In 2012, she started a women’s group called Platform Scottsdale. This group welcomes everyone from the stay-at-home mom to the business owner and serves to connect, promote and inspire local women.… Read More →