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Consumer Confidence In The New Year Will Influence Buying Decisions

Consumer Confidence

Employment and real estate prices have regularly influenced our economy over the last century. Recently, they have negatively compounded the economic crisis and will most likely continue to be an issue as we fight through to recovery. What will it take to change the direction of unemployment and low real estate prices? It begins with… Read More →

CEO Series: Harry Curtin

Man sitting at desk working on laptop.

Harry Curtin Founder and CEO, BestIT How did the recession affect the IT industry? I think it really hurt IT. It really did, especially with larger corporations, I saw. It was almost like within a couple of month period that companies just shut everything off — especially large, multinational, Fortune 100 companies. You could talk… Read More →

Thunderbird Uses Faculty, Students And Alumni To Advise Businesses That Want To Go International

As the world emerged from World War II, a visionary leader in the U.S. Air Force named Gen. Barton Kyle Yount dreamed of creating a business school that would focus exclusively on international management. That dream was realized April 8, 1946, when Thunderbird School of Global Management received its charter, with Yount as the school’s… Read More →

Times Are Tough For Everyone, And Students Trying To Fund Their Educations Are No Exception

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Grant Scholarships

With college tuition constantly on the rise, the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation is doing its part to help deserving Hispanic students throughout the Valley pay for their educations. The foundation is a nonprofit organization whose main goal is to provide scholarships to Hispanic students attending Arizona post-secondary schools. The foundation also supports philanthropic… Read More →

Jeff Roberts – Vice President Of Real Estate Development At Opus West

Jeff Roberts Opus West

About 10 years after its Phoenix headquarters opened in 1979, Opus West came up against a major recession in the Valley. It survived that test and is weathering today’s economic downturn with the same tactics. A division of the Minneapolis-based Opus Group real estate development company, Opus West is going head-to-head with Arizona’s moribund economy… Read More →