Executive Director Archives

TW Lewis Foundation hires executive director

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 T.W. Lewis Foundation is pleased to announce Stephanie Parra as its executive director, a new position for the organization. Parra brings valuable experience in education, social work and non-profit management to the Foundation, which supports a wide array of education and family-focused non-profits with a common goal of strengthening the community. As executive director, Parra will… Read More →

Pima Air & Space gets 787 Dreamliner from Boeing


The Pima Air & Space Museum announced it will join the ranks of the very few with the donation of an original flight test 787 Dreamliner from The Boeing Company into its expanding world renowned collection.   The 787 Dreamliner, known as ZA002, will arrive today at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and then be towed to… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs Foundation Hires New Executive Director

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Foundation has announced the hiring of Kathy Kramer as their new Executive Director. Kramer brings more than 30 years of experience as a development officer with a focus on fundraising in health and human service settings including management, board relationships and strategic planning. Having grown up in… Read More →

Arizona Lottery Breaks Sales Records


The Arizona Lottery reports a record-breaking $724 million in sales, a 4.5 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, and the highest amount in the Arizona Lottery’s 33-year history. Lottery beneficiaries received more than $175 million in net funding during the year. As a result of revenues for beneficiaries increasing 33 percent over the past… Read More →

Fiesta Bowl has new leadership


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 →

Artigue Elected President of ATC Board

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Cameron Artigue, an attorney with Gammage & Burnham in Phoenix, has been elected President of Arizona Theatre Company’s Board of Trustees. Robert Glaser, Principle at PICOR Commercial Real Estate Properties in Tucson continues to serve as Chair. Glaser and Artigue will be joined on the Executive Committee by:  Immediate Past Chair – Michael Seiden,… Read More →

ASU Polytechnic Students Take $2 Challenge


More than 30 students at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, located at 7001 E Williams Field Rd, will abstain from modern-day luxuries and challenge themselves to live on two dollars a day and in cardboard-box houses from Nov., 12-15, 2013.  Students will convene outside the Student Union and begin building their homes at… Read More →

Arizona Business Community Supports HB2111


The undersigned organizations and businesses want to express their strong support for the passage of HB2111 with the floor amendment that will be offered by Senator Steve Yarbrough. This final amendment represents major concessions to address concerns that have been expressed by the city representatives. This final amendment reflects the cities’ request for a separate… Read More →

First Tee of Phoenix adds 5 affiliates

by in Business News | Sports

The First Tee of Phoenix Executive Director, Hugh Smith, announced that the organization will open new programming sites at all five City of Phoenix golf courses in 2013 including Cave Creek Golf Club, Encanto Golf Course, Palo Verde Golf Course, Maryvale Golf Course and Aguila Golf Course. Expansion will begin at Cave Creek Golf Club… Read More →

Maricopa County Medical Society Names new CEO

by in Business News | Healthcare

Sara Presler, JD has been named CEO/Executive Director of the Maricopa County Medical Society (MCMS) and Medical Society Business Services. The appointment, which was made by MCMS’ Board of Directors, will begin in December 2012. Founded in 1892, the Maricopa County Medical Society is a not-for-profit, voluntary association for physicians committed to promoting excellence in… Read More →

Newtown CDC Receives $150,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

by in Business News | Real Estate

Wells Fargo announced it has donated $150,000 to Newtown Community Development Corporation as part of $6 million in grants awarded across 59 nonprofits through its Leading the Way Home Priority Markets Initiative to help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods hard-hit by the economy.   The Leading the Way Home Priority Markets Initiative provides grant support for neighborhood… Read More →

Executives look to broaden knowledge base

by in Business News | Education

The economic downturn created new levels of pressure that businesses never experienced. Costs had to be contained. Operations had to be streamlined. The workforce had to be as lean and as efficient as possible. It created pressure and questions for employees, too, as they questioned whether or not they had the skill sets necessary to… Read More →

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Executive Director Kusy Retires

by in Business News | Economy | Travel

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s Executive Director, Lynn F. Kusy announced his retirement plans at Monday’s Board of Directors meeting. His final day of employment is expected to be March 15, 2013. “I have been honored to be a part of Gateway’s success over the past 20 years,” Kusy said. “And I deeply value the relationships I… Read More →

2010 HCLA – Legislative Impact Award And Lifetime Achievement In Research Award

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Legislative Impact Award Honoree: Roy Ryals, Executive Director, Southwest Ambulance Roy Ryals Executive Director Southwest Ambulance Virtually every pre-hospital care related rule at the Arizona Department of Health Services, and every piece of related state legislation approved in the past 30 years, has something in common — Roy Ryals helped to write it. Ryals, executive… Read More →