Carrie Martz Archives

Carrie Martz retiring from advertising

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Carrie Martz, President and CEO of Martz Parsons, announced she has decided to retire from the ad agency world. After a successful 35-year career, Martz says it’s time for her to hang up the advertising towel. Martz, a pioneer for women business owners in Arizona, started the Martz Agency in 1980. The agency grew to employ… Read More →

Carrie Martz up for international business award

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Carrie Martz was named a Finalist in the Woman of the Year: Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations category in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees… Read More →

Hall joins CTCA’s Board of Directors


Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center announced Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall will be joining its Board of Directors. “As a prostate cancer survivor, this is a cause very close to my heart,” said Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall, who recently launched his own non-profit organization, the… Read More →

Parsons Acquires Scottsdale-based Martz Agency


Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Bob Parsons today announced the acquisition of Martz Agency by MP Agency, L.L.C., an organization owned by Parsons. The award-winning Scottsdale based marketing and public relations firm, which will be renamed Martz Parsons, will bring creative firepower to Parsons’ growing portfolio of businesses. Parsons has said that by looking at and… Read More →

Innovative CEO Martz offers advice on being an effective boss


Today is National Boss Day, so it’s the perfect time to get a business owner’s view on what it takes to be a successful and effective boss. Carrie Martz founded the Martz Agency — the largest female-owned advertising and public relations firm in Arizona — in 1980 after spending a couple of years in the… Read More →