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Seth Shenfeld joins Slater Hanifan Group

Seth Shenfeld, Courtesy of Small Giants
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Slater Hanifan Group announced that Seth Shenfeld has recently joined the firm as the business development manager for the Phoenix office. In this role, the 15-year veteran of business development will dedicate time to maintaining the firm’s business development focus, conduct market research and develop new opportunities for the growing firm. Patrick Lowry, Director of… Read More →

Arizona Lottery Breaks Sales Records


The Arizona Lottery reports a record-breaking $724 million in sales, a 4.5 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, and the highest amount in the Arizona Lottery’s 33-year history. Lottery beneficiaries received more than $175 million in net funding during the year. As a result of revenues for beneficiaries increasing 33 percent over the past… Read More →

InnovationHub@GoodyearAz hosts series of workshops


When: Friday, May 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. What: Business Development and Sales Workshop Where: The InnovationHub@GoodyearAZ at the Goodyear Branch of the Maricopa County Library District, 14455 W. Van Buren Street, Suite C-101. The InnovationHub@GoodyearAz will host a Business Development and Sales Workshop, providing an overview of how to establish business relationships and… Read More →

Insight Forms Group to Facilitate American-Chinese Business

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Tim and Eric Crown, Arizona brothers who founded Insight Enterprises, have formed a partnership with Robert Parker, the former Insight Vice President of Financial Services.  Insight Enterprises is a Fortune 500 computer services company with sales in excess of $5 billion in 2012.  Together they formed the Crown Parker Advisory Group, a successful business development… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Hires Legal Marketing Professional

Whitney Murray

Fennemore Craig, a full-service law firm based in Phoenix, is expanding its marketing team hiring Whitney Murray. As Marketing Manager, Murray will oversee the firm’s advertising and public relations efforts for Fennemore Craig’s offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Denver, Las Vegas, Reno and Nogales. Relocating from Boston, Murray led marketing and new business efforts for Prince… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona Hires New Business Banking Manager

by in Business News | Economy | Finance | Small Biz

National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the hire of new business banking manager, Ward Hickey. Hickey has more than 25 years of experience in the Arizona banking industry, specializing in entrepreneurship, business development and small business administration (SBA) lending. “I am thrilled to join the NB|AZ team,” Hickey said. “I’m looking forward to expanding the… Read More →

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Named Manager Of Real Estate And Business Development

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
by in Business News | Economy | Travel

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has named Michael Merk as its new Manager of Real Estate and Business Development — responsible for airport property management, terminal advertising and concessions, leasing, and real estate development. “The expansion of our Business Development team further strengthens our ability to promote available assets and expand the economic impact of the Airport,”… Read More →

Valley Partnership: President's Message

Valley Partnership - 25Years

25 Years of Commitment Beginning at the end of 2011, I was charged with the responsibility of reviewing the 25-year history of Valley Partnership in anticipation of the yearlong celebration of our Silver Anniversary. The only records kept by a small organization with a historically small staff were the binders of corporate minutes (required by… Read More →

Clinical Research Advantage Earns Vaccine Industry Excellence Award

clinical research advantage - vaccines

Tempe-based Clinical Research Advantage, a community-based network of clinical trial sites, has been named Best Clinical Trial Site Network by the World Vaccine Congress. The award was announced at the 2012 Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards in Washington, D.C. on April 11th. The VIE Awards celebrate the leaders, innovators and pioneers in the vaccine industry. Clinical… Read More →

QR Code – Encoding And Promoting

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Local businesses generate leads, experience immediate results with effective QR code strategies In just six months in 2010, from July through December, the use of QR codes (abbreviated from Quick Response Codes) increased twelvefold. And in 2011, ScanLife’s mobile barcode trend report documented that, worldwide, scans increased by 440 percent. QR codes were created in… Read More →

Businesses Tasked With Retaining Key Talent In Months Ahead

In & Out Box, Ready for Recovery - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Anne C. Ruddy, president of WorldatWork, an Arizona-based professional association of human resources practitioners, has extensive experience leading and managing large organizations at the highest level. A talent innovator, she uses her organization and its staff of 130 as a laboratory to test new practices and transfer new ideas to its membership regarding human capital.… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Alternative Energy, USAEnergyGuide & More

USA Energy Guide
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

I’m always on the lookout for developments in the local sustainability industry. USAEnergyGuide was started by three Arizona entrepreneurs passionate about the environment. Realizing that rebate and tax incentives are hard for consumers to navigate, they jumped at the opportunity to create a site that would be simple and user-friendly. Originally only for Arizona residents,… Read More →

Green News Roundup-Green Expo Conference & More

by in Blogs | Green

The Southwest Build-it-Green Expo & Conference was a great success in numerous ways. You might be wondering why, so let’s go over a few reasons. One-Stop-Shopping: The BIG Conference showcased a wide variety of options for people looking to move their business, organization, or home in more sustainable perspective. Instead of having to hunt for… Read More →

Baker Scottsdale Enters The Arizona Market With A Diverse Selection Of Quality Home Products

Baker Scottsdale

The Netherlands — a place of supreme diversity — is home to the Dutch, a people known for their spirit of exploration. Like the inquisitive and adventurous people from this area, Siebe Baker was no different. Baker embarked on his own pilgrimage when he immigrated to the U.S. and started his own company in 1890.… Read More →