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Ann Weaver Hart – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Ann Weaver Hart

Ann Weaver Hart – President, University of Arizona Hart, the 21st president of the University of Arizona, came to Tucson from Temple University, where she served as president from July 2006 until she assumed the presidency of the UA in July 2012. Her research focuses on leadership succession and development, work redesign and organizational behavior… Read More →

Sandra Watson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sandra Watson

Sandra Watson – President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority Watson has more than 20 years of economic development leadership and experience. She and her teams have attracted hundreds of companies to Arizona that have invested billions of dollars in capital and created more than 65,000 quality jobs. Surprising fact: “My career in economic development began… Read More →

Brenda Thomson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Brenda Thomson

Brenda Thomson – Executive director, Arizona Humanities Council Thomson, who joined the Arizona Humanities Council in 2010, has a background in executive management, fundraising, human resources, public speaking, community relations, and strategic planning. The Yale Law School graduate was director of The Center for Law Leadership and Management at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of… Read More →

Patricia Tate – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Patricia Tate

Patricia Tate – Vice president and CFO, Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona Tate joined Casino Arizona in 2004 as its finance controller, responsible for financial statement presentation and treasury administration. Her current role as the CFO and vice president includes all her previous responsibilities, along with management of the cage, count, finance, purchasing, compliance,… Read More →

Valerie Spicer – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Valerie Spicer

Valerie Spicer – Executive director, Arizona Indian Gaming Association Spicer brings 26 years of gaming experience to AIGA, which represents 19 Tribes. Most recently she was CEO of Gaming Strategies Group, where she promoted business development with tribal enterprises, governments and consulted tribal and individually owned businesses. Spicer has been named as a Great Woman… Read More →

Lori Singleton – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Lori Singleton

Lori Singleton – Manager of Sustainability Initiatives and Technologies, SRP Singleton has been with SRP for 35 years and is responsible for developing and implementing solar and sustainability programs, and wireline and wireless telecom solutions for customers. Under her direction, SRP has provided incentives to more than 12,000 customers who have installed solar energy systems… Read More →

Adrienne Scheck, Ph.D – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Adrienne Scheck

Adrienne Scheck, Ph.D – Principal investigator, Barrow Neurological Institute In 2012, Scheck and her research team effectively treated malignant gliomas, an aggressive and deadly brain tumor, using a combination of metabolic alteration (through diet) and radiation therapy. This research is moving into clinical trials and has the potential to help treat other cancers. Surprising fact:… Read More →

Jordan Rose – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jordan Rose

Jordan Rose – Owner, Rose Law Group In 2000, Rose founded Rose Law Group, a fullservice law firm that that is known for its work in real estate, litigation, family, tax, estate planning, intellectual property and environmental issues. Rose Law Group is currently the largest law firm owned by a woman in the Southwestern United… Read More →

Kristen Rosati – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Kristen Rosati

Kristen Rosati – Shareholder, Polsinselli Rosati is a national thought-leader in electronic health information, emerging health technologies and clinical research. Rosati counsels clients on HIPAA compliance, electronic health records implementation, health information exchange, data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives, and clinical research compliance and clinical trials contracting. She is president-elect of the American… Read More →

Sen. Michele Reagan – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sen. Michelle Reagan

Sen. Michele Reagan – Chair of the Economic Development and Jobs Creation Committee, Arizona State Senate Reagan was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, where she served for six years and was chair of the House Commerce Committee, the youngest female to hold the position. She is currently completing her second term… Read More →

Laura Robertson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Laura Robertson

Laura Robertson – CEO, Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital Robertson began her nursing career at Banner Health in 1988 at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. A cardiac nurse with nearly 20 years experience, she has served in a variety of staff and management positions, including Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit director. In 2010,… Read More →

Judy Rich – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Judy Rich

Judy Rich – President and CEO, TMC Healthcare Rich has held roles in healthcare that range from staff nurse to CEO. Rich joined TMC HealthCare nearly 10 years ago and was COO for Tucson Medical Center until 2006 before she was named president and CEO of the 650-bed nonprofit hospital in 2007. Surprising fact: “I… Read More →

Michelle J. Perkins – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Michelle Perkins

Michelle J. Perkins – Managing partner, Owens & Perkins, P.C. In 1996, Perkins formed Owens & Perkins with her grandfather, C.D. Owens. Perkins practices in the areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, paternity, child support, custody and relocation matters; business and corporate formation, including Limited Liablity Companies, lease negotiations, business counseling in a… Read More →

Jay Parry – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jay Parry

Jay Parry – President and CEO, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Parry oversees all aspects of planning and executing the 2015 Super Bowl, working closely with the NFL and numerous constituents in Arizona. The Super Bowl Host Committee is responsible for achieving a $25 million fundraising goal and then executing Arizona’s plan to maximize the… Read More →