CEO Archives

Gila River Casinos names Joseph A. Magliarditi as CEO


Gila River Gaming Enterprises, the leader in high energy gaming entertainment in the Phoenix Valley, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Joseph A. Magliarditi as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The Gila River Casinos Board of Directors unanimously selected Magliarditi. Magliarditi has over twenty years of experience leading complex gaming organizations and… Read More →

Rosey Koberlein: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Companies Koberlein is the CEO of Long Companies and has served in branch and senior management positions within Long Realty since 1991. This year, she was named to the Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate. Greatest accomplishment: “Thriving through the recession. Our organization is better today than 2006. More focused,… Read More →

Veronique James: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Veronique James, CEO, The James Agency Greatest accomplishment: “I have built a sustainable concept from scratch that provides valuable services to businesses and a healthy source of income to 25 employees and their families.” Childhood aspiration: “I always thought I would be an architect and initially pursued an architectural degree at the U of A.… Read More →

Tina Machado: Game changer for Arizona tech sector


Tina Machado’s business background is eclectic, to say the least. She specialized in land development in Hawaii. She was the CEO of a Phoenix-based bottling company. She is the current president of Scottsdale-based Rarity, which provides working capital to early stage startups. Machado’s latest venture is CodeRed-I, a mobile app development company that she hopes… Read More →

Financial tips from Dale Walters of KeatsConnelly


Dale Walters, CEO, KeatsConnelly Walters is a partner and CEO of KeatsConnelly, the largest cross-border wealth management firm in North America that specializes in helping Canadians and Americans realize their dreams of a cross-border lifestyle. Walters was twice named one of the top financial advisors in the U.S. by Mutual Fund Magazine. 2015 trend to watch: “The… Read More →

Generation Next: CEOs

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Josh Becker, 27 CEO Impele Consulting Group, Becker leads Phoenix-based Impele, the market leader in custom-tailored consulting solutions for clients looking to expand or enter their businesses into sub-Saharan Africa. Becker, who lived in Africa for 19 years, has led the company to grow into locations in the U.S. and South Africa, and has established local experts in countries across Africa.     Ryan Hibbert,… Read More →

Warren Buffett headlines new ASU speaker series


Leading business figures, including BerkshireHathaway CEO Warren Buffett, are participating in a new speaker series at Arizona State University. The “Iconic Voices” lecture series, to be held at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, features candid in-person and video interviews with business notables that include Buffett and Freeport-McMoran CEO Richard Adkerson as… Read More →

Discount Tire names Michael Zuieback new CEO


Scottsdale-based Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, announced that Michael Zuieback has been named CEO, effective January 12, 2015. Zuieback previously served as Discount Tire’s President and will succeed outgoing CEO Tom Englert who will remain an advisor to the CEO. “It is time for us to pass the torch to the… Read More →

Green Valley, CORE Institute sign agreement

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Green Valley Hospital and The CORE Institute, announced it signed an orthopedic service line co-management agreement. Under the agreement, The CORE Institute will provide orthopedic physician call coverage and service line management services at Green Valley Hospital. Green Valley Hospital is a new, 50-bed, full-service general acute care hospital located south of Tucson in Green… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness now at Desert Ridge

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Mountainside Fitness announced the grand opening of its newest location near Desert Ridge Marketplace in February 2015. The new fitness location will be located at 4355 E. Irma Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050, on the North side of the 101, West of Tatum Blvd. and Desert Ridge Marketplace. The Grand Opening celebration will be a free,… Read More →

JDA Software Names Baljit Dail CEO


JDA Software Group, Inc., the world’s leading supply chain and retail solutions provider, today announced that Baljit (Bal) Dail, a senior technology executive and JDA’s Chairman of the Board, has been named JDA chief executive officer after assuming the CEO position on an interim basis in May 2014. “The potential for JDA now, and into… Read More →

5 Things To Remember When Asking for a Raise


A Wells Fargo employee emailed the company’s CEO asking for a $10,000 raise and cc’d 200,000 other employees. Then there’s Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella who said that women who don’t ask for raises will receive good karma.  So what is the correct way to ask for a raise? Jacqueline Whitmore is an internationally recognized etiquette… Read More →

CEO Series: Candace Hunter Wiest

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Earlier this year, Candace Hunter Wiest, president and CEO of West Valley National Bank, launched AZ Dental Bank, a specialty group that she unveiled at the Western Regional Dental Convention in Phoenix. Az Business sat down with Wiest to talk about trends in her industry. What qualities do you think an effective CEO needs to… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women


They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →