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Betsy Kuzas: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Betsy Kuzas, chief operating officer, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Phoenix Children’s highest-ranking woman heads up construction and facilities, including the hospital’s $538 million expansion, commanding respect in a role traditionally dominated by men. Greatest accomplishment: “Leading the complex expansion of Phoenix Children’s. My first priority was to assemble an expert team.” Childhood aspiration: “Healthcare was the family… Read More →

Cynthia Walter promoted to president at Bagnall

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Cynthia Walter has been promoted to president at Bagnall.     She joined Bagnall in May 2006 as vice president account management and chief operating officer.  After eight years with the company, Cynthia is ready to take the helm.  She currently manages the overall day to day operations of the company in addition to servicing a book of business. She… 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 →

Arizona Telemedicine Program names advisory board


The award-winning Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) at the Arizona Health Sciences Center of the University of Arizona has announced the appointment of the National Advisory Board of the Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPSSM), to be held Oct. 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix. The 24 nationally recognized thought leaders and health-care… Read More →

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Board


The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announces its Board of Directors for Super Bowl XLIX. The board of directors is comprised of business leaders that volunteer their time to drive the state’s efforts for Super Bowl XLIX. The Host Committee is a private, non-profit Arizona corporation. The mandate of the Host Committee is to galvanize… Read More →

Clinical Research Advantage Receives 5 STEVIE Awards

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Tempe-based Clinical Research Advantage, a community-based network of clinical trial sites, was honored with three Silver and two Bronze STEVIE Awards at the 10th Annual American Business Awards held on June 18th in New York City. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. This year, more than 3,000 nominations from organizations of… Read More →

Rick Welts, President Of Phoenix Suns, Discusses His First Job

Rick Welts, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Phoenix Suns

Rick Welts President and Chief Operating Officer, Phoenix Suns Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My very first job was in the exact same industry that I am in now, and the exact same league. I was a ball boy for the Seattle SuperSonics, which I started doing in… Read More →