first job Archives

Investment Specialist Greg Guglielmino Joins Colliers' Phoenix Office

Greg Guglielmino
by in Business News | Newsmakers

  Colliers International in Greater Phoenix announced that Greg Guglielmino, senior associate, has joined the Phoenix office. Guglielmino specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single- and multi-tenant office and medical investment properties for private and institutional clients. He partners with Marcus Muirhead, associate vice president of investments. Guglielmino is also a member of Colliers’… Read More →

First Job: Steven Micheletti, CEO, Z’Tejas

CEO_ZTejas_01
by in Dining | Featured | Legal

What was your first job? Delivering bread on my uncle’s bread delivery route at the age of 11. I worked every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. for two years.  When I became a teenager, it just didn’t seem like a cool job to be talking to your friends about, so I moved on… Read More →

First Job: Bo Calbert, SW President McCarthy Building Companies

McCarthy - Bo Calbert - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Bo Calbert, Southwest President McCarthy Building Companies, discusses his first job as a caddy and the things that helped him get to where he is today in the construction industry. Bo Calbert Title: Southwest President Company: McCarthy Building Companies What was your first job? When I came home from the last day of sixth grade,… Read More →

First Job: Brad Preber, Managing Partner Grant Thornton

Brad Preber - Managing Partner - Grant Thornton

Brad Preber, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, discusses his first job selling seeds door-to-door, his mentors and what he learned along the way. Brad Preber Title: Managing Partner Company: Grant Thornton Describe your very first job. When I was a teenager, I found an ad in the back of a magazine promoting the door-to-door sale… Read More →

Edward J. Robson of Robson Communities Talks First Jobs

Robson Communities

Edward J. Robson Title: Founder/Chairman Company: Robson Communities Describe your very first job and what you learned from it. I had several first jobs growing up. I knew at a young age I wanted to make money, so I decided to go door-to-door offering to shovel snow in the winter time for just $2. Then,… Read More →

Jobing.com’s Aaron Matos Talks About His First Job

Aaron Matos is the founder and CEO of Jobing.com. - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Aaron Matos Title: Founder/CEO Company: Jobing.com Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I was a bike mechanic at Swiss American Bicycles. I learned how to work for a boss who was demanding about service quality, timeliness and doing things right. When I was 14, I thought he was overbearing… Read More →

China Mist’s Rommie Flammer Talks About Her First Job

Rommie Flammer President and CEO China Mist Tea Brands - AZ - Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Rommie Flammer Title: President and CEO Company: China Mist Tea Brands Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. At 12 years old, a friend and I got together a bucket, soap and a sponge, then went door to door asking if we could wash our neighbors’ cars. When they would… Read More →

Jacob Gold, President Of Jacob Gold & Associates

Jacob Gold AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Describe your very first job. My first job came in high school, when I worked at a retail clothing store at the Paradise Valley Mall. I learned to appreciate and respect all customers, and that they were always right. Describe your first job in your industry. While studying economics at Arizona State University, I realized… Read More →

First Job: David Birzon, President Of Paradise Bakery & Café

David Birzon, President Of Paradise Bakery & Café - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

David Birzon President, Paradise Bakery & Café Describe your very first job and the lessons you learned from it. My first job was at a neighborhood grocery when I was 15. My job was to come in after school and clean the meat room where the butchers worked all day cutting and grinding meat. Talk… Read More →

First Job: William Pepicello, President, University of Phoenix

William Pepicello, President, University of Phoenix - AZ Business Magazine June 2010

William Pepicello, Ph.D. President, University of Phoenix Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My first job was reading gas meters in Erie, Penn., as summer employment. I learned the importance of being on time and that the work had to be done regardless of the weather or other harsh… Read More →

First Job: Dan Beem, President of Cold Stone Creamery and Kahala International

man eating ice cream

Dan Beem President, Cold Stone Creamery/Kahala International Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My first job was as a bartender at TGI Fridays when I went away to college. It was such a great experience and taught me how to multitask and handle stressful situations calmly. It also helped… Read More →

First Job: Linda Hunt, Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona And St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center

Woman standing over a desk

Linda Hunt Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona and St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. During the day, I was a secretary for a construction company. I answered phones, coordinated job assignments and oversaw payroll. In the evening, I worked at Walgreens… Read More →

First Job: Steven G. Zylstra, President And CEO Of Arizona Technology Council

Steven G. Zylstra President and CEO, Arizona Technology Council Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I picked blueberries at Pottegetter’s Blueberry Farm in Allendale, Mich., with my parents when I was about 10 years old. It was hard work for a 10-year-old, but I learned that with hard work… Read More →

First Job: Donald A. Smith Jr., President And CEO, SCF Arizona

Donald A. Smith, Jr. President and CEO, SCF Arizona Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My first job was my newspaper route delivering the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times. The most important lesson I learned was the importance of being diligent and responsible. The news agency would put written… Read More →