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Az Business announces finalists for ACC Awards


Az Business magazine, in conjunction with the State Bar of Arizona, have announced the finalists for the 2015 Arizona Corporate Counsel (ACC) Awards. The finalists and winners will be honored at an awards dinner and reception on Jan. 15, 2015 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. Click here for… Read More →

McDowell Sonoran Preserve to close early July


Fire danger prompts restrictions and increased patrols – Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, to reduce the threat of wild fires during the Independence Day holiday. Summer temperatures dry out vegetation and create an extreme fire threat that can endanger lives, property and the Valley’s fragile desert. The availability… Read More →

Eastmark Grand Opening Set For June 1 With Full Day of Activities

Rendering of the amphitheater at the Great Park at Eastmark.

  The first new large-scale integrated community to launch in Metro Phoenix in 10 years will hold a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 1 to showcase its first phase of residential homes and the first phase of the Eastmark Great Park. Eastmark, located in the heart of the East Valley,… Read More →

Spirit of Enterprise Award Finalists Boast Job Creation, Charity Work, Innovation


Despite the slow economic recovery, Arizona already has many businesses showing impressive growth and even job creation. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is recognizing 10 of the state’s biggest achievers as finalists for this year’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Awards. The awards, now in their 16th year, honor firms… Read More →

2009 HR Team Of The Year Finalists

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Company: American Express Service Center – Phoenix Web: Company established: 1850 | No. of employees in AZ: 7,400 No. of employees in HR dept.: 17 The 17 professionals in the human resources department at American Express’ service center in Phoenix have had a busy year and met many challenges amidst difficult circumstances. The team… Read More →

2009 HR Industry Leader Of The Year Finalists

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Name: Denise Gredler Title: President and Founder Company: BestCompaniesAZ Years with company: 8 Years in current position: 8 Company established: 2001 No. of employees in AZ: 2.5 Eight years ago, Denise Gredler had a vision that great places to work should be recognized for providing an environment in which employees thrive and grow. Gredler… Read More →

2009 Small Business HR Director Of The Year Finalists

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Name: Jerrie Martinez-Palombo, M. Ed., SPHR Title: Human Resource Manager Company: Jaburg & Wilk P.C. Years with company: 2 Years in current position: 2 Company established: 1984 Employees in AZ: 70 Employees in HR department: 2 Jaburg & Wilk P.C., has a significant investment in its employees. That’s why the law firm places a… Read More →

2009 Medium Business HR Director Of The Year Finalists

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Name: Anthony Nardi Title: Director of Employee Services Company: Roskamp Sun Health Years with company: 13 Years in current position: 13 Company established: 1998 Employees in AZ: 450 Employees in HR dept.: 4 What does a carrot named Garrett have to do with attracting and retaining quality employees? Quite a bit at Roskamp Sun… Read More →