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McCarthy Building Companies Hires Kirk McClure As Director Of Business Development

Kirk McClure
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,… Read More →

E.V. residents can preview Banner Health Center

Banner Good Samaritan
by in Business News | Events | Healthcare

East Valley residents and visitors can be among the first to see the new Banner Health Center at a free “Community Preview” from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the center located at 1435 S. Alma Road, south of the Loop 202 between West Pecos and West Germann Roads. Participants can hear… Read More →

Kitchell Completes Phoenix Children’s Southwest Valley Center


  Kitchell completed construction of the Phoenix Children’s Southwest Valley Center in Avondale, a new specialty and urgent care center serving West Valley communities and featuring Phoenix Children’s special brand of pediatric care. The 35,3550 SF urgent and pediatric clinic is a precursor to long-term plans for a larger, more comprehensive facility that doubles the… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Businesses Giving Back

AZ News

Welcome to the first installment of our weekly AZ News Roundup. Every Friday, AZNow.Biz will be sharing a list of Arizona headlines that have grabbed our attention throughout the week to help keep you informed about what’s going on in our state. For this first week, we are focusing on news concerning businesses and organizations… Read More →

Parga Named Chairman of the Board for Chicanos Por La Causa

Rodolfo “Rudy” Parga Jr. was named chairman of the Board of Directors of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
by in Business News

Rodolfo “Rudy” Parga Jr. was named chairman of the Board of Directors of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. Parga, a managing shareholder at Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, had previously served as vice chair of the organization. “Rudy has been one of the driving forces behind successful initiatives that have helped Chicanos Por La Causa become… Read More →

Speaker: Mark Kranz ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Mark Kranz, SmithGroup Mark Kranz, AIA, LEED AP, is the design principal and lead designer for the Phoenix office of SmithGroup’s Higher Education and Science and Technology Studios.  Mark’s work has been published locally, regionally and nationally. He speaks publicly about sustainable design strategies for laboratory and academic facilities, and his work is consistently recognized… Read More →

Valley Forward’s Goals Are Important To Dan Litteral’s Company, Apollo Group

Green Law - Valley Forward’s Goals Are Important To Dan Litteral’s Company, Apollo Group
by in Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Green

Dan Litteral Vice President/Legal & Associate General Counsel Apollo Group/University of Phoenix Dan Litteral has been in higher education and has practiced regulatory law for more than 20 years, and that experience has enhanced his involvement with Valley Forward. Litteral joined Valley Forward in 2007 through Apollo Group and the University of Phoenix, which have… Read More →

Valley Forward Profiles Adrienne Howell Of Southwest Gas

Adrienne Howell Southwest Gas
by in Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Green

Adrienne Howell Southwest Gas Administrator/Community and Consumer Affairs Adrienne Howell has a diverse background that allows her to excel in her current position at Southwest Gas. During her career, Howell has worked in human relations, communications, management, marketing and sales. As community and consumer affairs administrator, her responsibilities include developing and nurturing partnerships that strengthen… Read More →

Deloitte LLP Names New Managing Principal Of Its Phoenix Office

Deloitte-Jonas McCormick
by in Finance | Workforce

One of the largest accounting and consulting organizations in Arizona, Deloitte LLP, named a new managing principal of its Phoenix office Nov. 15. Jonas McCormick, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, is now managing principal of Deloitte’s Phoenix office. McCormick succeeds Michelle Kerrick, who was recently appointed managing partner of Deloitte’s Los Angeles office. After graduating from… Read More →

2 Valley Treasures Will Receive A Little TLC

Mill Ave in Tempe, Arizona
by in Legal | Real Estate

The Tempe City Council recently voted unanimously to move forward with plans to restore Papago Park and Mill Avenue. The Papago Park restoration plans focus on improvements to marketing and park amenities while Mill Avenue will receive some much needed clean-up and landscaping.

TEDxPhoenix Brings Together Local Minds

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson.
by in Education | Events | Green | Tech

TEDxPhoenix is bringing together Arizona’s thinkers and doers on Nov. 6 in the hopes of finding solutions to our local and global community’s problems. The TEDx program aims to provide communities with an experience similar to the international TED conference. TED began as a “Technology, Entertainment and Design” conference but has since become a forum… Read More →

Electronic Health Records And Cancer Care Are On Pat Walz’s Radar For Yuma Regional Medical Center

Pat Walz VP - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Pat Walz President and CEO Yuma Regional Medical Center As the new president and CEO of Yuma Regional Medical Center, Pat Walz is looking to the future. Walz, who was named to the top spot at Yuma Regional in June, has several plans to make the hospital a leader in the health care industry,… Read More →

Green News Roundup- Green And Sustainable Retail Products

Insic Wall Socket
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome back to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve decided to focus on highlighting green products, some are available now and some are still in prototype stage. Either way, they point to an exciting new direction for the retail industry and their involvement with sustainability. Please feel free to send along any interesting… Read More →

Luxury Residential Ship Allows People To Live And Work Onboard

Luxury Residential Ship Live And Work Onboard
by in Executive Lifestyle | Travel

You know what a cruise ship is — a small floating city packed with people, all-you-can-eat buffets, frosty umbrella drinks and a few families wearing matching T-shirts that say things like, “Thompson Family Reunion.” But have you heard of a “community at sea”? Imagine, if you will, a luxury community where residents have access to… Read More →