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Fiesta Bowl has new leadership

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The Fiesta Bowl has hired former Phoenix Coyotes CEO Mike Nealy as it executive director. He replaces Robert Shelton, who resigned in January after spending 2 1/2 years trying to rebuild the bowl game in the wake of scandal. Shelton took over after John Junker resigned for taking part in an illegal campaign contribution scheme… Read More →

JDA Software Announces New CEO

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JDA Software Group, Inc., the world’s leading supply chain planning and execution solutions provider, today announced a chief executive officer (CEO) change to lead the company through the next phase of its strategic growth plan. Baljit (Bal) Dail, a technology executive who has served as JDA’s chairman since May 2013, has been named interim CEO,… Read More →

Michael Young Promoted to CEO at Wood/Patel

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Wood/Patel announced that Michael Young P.E., is promoted to chief executive officer. Young served as senior vice president for the Land Development Division for the past 16 years. “Mike is a proven leader and a great resource to clients,” expressed Darrel Wood, P.E., Founder of Wood/Patel. “He has led award-winning projects and created client relationships… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Rhonda Anderson

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Rhonda Anderson CEO Cardon Children’s Hospital bannerhealth.com Anderson played an integral role in the planning and development of the child- and family-centered facility which opened in 2009. Anderson’s healthcare leadership experiences include serving as a nurse, educator, chief nursing officer, COO and executive vice president. She also serves on national healthcare reform committees. Biggest challenge:… Read More →

GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee. Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman. “As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

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by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

D-backs’ CEO Honored By PRSA

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Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored with the prestigious Phoenix Award by the Phoenix Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The honor recognizes a CEO, business leader or community leader who has elevated the best practices of public relations. “I am deeply honored, humbled and moved by this award,”… Read More →

D-backs' CEO Honored By PRSA

The Arizona Diamondbacks Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix at Chase Field on March 30, 2012.  (Photo by Jordan Megenhardt/Arizona Diamondbacks)

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored with the prestigious Phoenix Award by the Phoenix Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The honor recognizes a CEO, business leader or community leader who has elevated the best practices of public relations. “I am deeply honored, humbled and moved by this award,”… Read More →

Established CFO Brings Tech Experience to IO

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IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, today announced Michael Berry has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Berry will be responsible for financial planning and analysis, accounting, operations, treasury activities and investor relations, and will report to CEO and Product Architect, George Slessman. “I am very happy to have Mike join… Read More →

Boys Hope Girls Hope Elects New Board Members

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by in Blogs

John Eldean, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate at Alliance Bank of Arizona, Sentari Minor, Arizona Humane Society Development Officer, and Paul Mulligan, CEO of Catholic Education Arizona, have been elected to three-year terms on the Boys Hope Girls Hope Board of Directors. Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to… Read More →

How do you Address Rampant Employee Disengagement?

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by in Featured | Workforce

An alarming Gallup poll published earlier this year is still sending shockwaves throughout the business community: Most American workers either hate their jobs or don’t care one way or the other about them. Less than a third of Americans are actively engaged in their work, meaning they’re passionate about it, enthusiastic and energetic. They’re consistently… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies Hires Kirk McClure As Director Of Business Development

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by in Business News | Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies recently hired Kirk McClure as Director of Business Development for the Southwest division. His primary focus will be on municipal, higher education and commercial construction projects. In this position, McClure will play a key role, providing more than a decade of industry expertise with a diverse, well-rounded background in project management, commercial… Read More →

Investment Specialist Greg Guglielmino Joins Colliers' Phoenix Office

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by in Business News | Newsmakers

  Colliers International in Greater Phoenix announced that Greg Guglielmino, senior associate, has joined the Phoenix office. Guglielmino specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single- and multi-tenant office and medical investment properties for private and institutional clients. He partners with Marcus Muirhead, associate vice president of investments. Guglielmino is also a member of Colliers’… Read More →