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Fresh Start appoints VP of development


Fresh Start Women’s Foundation recently welcomed Cathy Kleeman as the nonprofit organization’s vice president of development. Her involvement with Fresh Start began nearly 20 years ago a she served on Fresh Start’s Executive Board and was a part of the lead capital campaign team to build the Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center… Read More →

21st Annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic set for Nov. 6

Fresh Start Charity

WHAT: The 21st annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers, and hosted by the Fresh Start Men’s Board, is one of Arizona’s largest non-celebrity charity golf tournaments in the Valley. The event has raised more than $2.5 million, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Golfers will… Read More →

Fresh Start honors UTI’s Kim McWaters


Fresh Start Women’s Foundation recently announced Kimberly J. McWaters, chairman and CEO of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) as the Founders’ Award recipient. McWaters will be honored during the Fresh Start Fashion Gala, Feb. 21 at the Arizona Biltmore. The event, in its 19th year, raises awareness for the foundation along with $1 million for programs… Read More →

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation Selects Board

Joan Brubacher, president and CFO, Beamz Interactive, Inc.

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation announced newly appointed leadership for fiscal year 2014 – 2015. * Joan Brubacher, President, Chief Financial Officer, Beamz Interactive, Inc., Board Chair * Terry Roman, Partner, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P., Vice-chair * Katie Scardello, Senior VP & Senior Client Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Treasurer/Finance Chair * Jude Miller-Burke, Ph.D.,… Read More →

Jager Elected to Fresh Start Foundation Board

Michelle Jager

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, announced Michelle Jager, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, was elected to the Auxiliary Board for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. In her practice, Jager assists healthcare providers in defending against medical negligence lawsuits. She also assists small and large companies in the areas of personal injury,… Read More →

Goodwill Partners With Fresh Start; Ribbon Cutting Today!


Goodwill of Central Arizona and Fresh Start Women’s Foundation have formed a new partnership aimed at helping women find self-sustaining employment. Goodwill Career Center in Chandler now houses a team of Fresh Start staff delivering services throughout the week, including Social Work support, Career Readiness training, and Self Esteem resources to prepare for interviews.  Fresh… Read More →

Cox honors Latina entrepreneurs


Cox Business announced today a partnership with Prensa Hispana newspaper, Azteca AméricaPhoenix and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) to recognize successful Latina entrepreneurs whose talent and innovation in the businessworld are helping other small businesses grow throughout Arizona. “According to the 2013 AZ Women-owned Business Enterprise Report we released earlier this year, Latinas… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Honored

Pamela Overton Risoleo
by in Business News | Events | Legal | Nonprofit

Pamela Overton Risoleo, a shareholder and co-chair of the Phoenix litigation practice of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, will be honored Feb. 23 by YWCA Maricopa County as its “2013 Tribute to Leadership – Community Service Corporate Leader.” Overton’s recognition is for her many years dedicated to philanthropic causes and for her passion for… Read More →

CBRE's Pursuit Of Success Kicks Off Sept. 10

CBRE - Pursuit of Success
by in Brokerage | Business News | Events | Networking

It was a success last year, and organizers are hoping for another big clothing collaboration. Starting Sept. 10, CBRE will hold its second annual citywide business clothing drive. The clothing drive, “PurSUIT of SUCCESS,” offers gently used business attire for men and women. It benefits two nonprofit organizations, Fresh Start Women’s Foundation and St. Joseph… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Hottest Spa Events, Specials

Summer Spa Events and Specials
by in Escape | Events

The summer heat might have us running for cover, but that doesn’t mean we can’t spoil ourselves. What better way to stay cool than by indulging in some of Scottsdale’s hottest spa events and spa specials? Luxurious spas in and around the greater Phoenix area are coming together to celebrate this blazing season (in the… Read More →

La Maison Interiors Hosts Fashion Show For Fresh Start Women's Foundation [PHOTOS]

La Maison
by in Events

HGTV designer and host Joe Ruggiero raffled off eight one-of-a-kind handbags at La Maison Interiors to benefit Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. The raffle featured original Joe Ruggiero designs made with decorative but durable Sunbrella fabrics. The bags varied in style to cater to every situation, from a sophisticated night on the town to a lazy… Read More →

Arizona Bankers Association Impacts State’s Economy, Communities

Arizona Bankers Association, Bankers Give Back - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Finance

Arizona Bankers Association Impacts State’s Economy, Communities Bank of Arizona President Ryan Suchala recognizes the importance of community. “This is where we live, work and play and in many cases the city where we are shaping our families,” Suchala says. “As a father of three I give my time to better our community because this… Read More →

CFO Of The Year Awards 2011 Finalists And Winners

CFO of the Year Awards

The CFO of the Year Awards are given to professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. This program provides many benefits to the business community by highlighting the important roles that financial executives play within the region. In addition to the awards, we’ll publish a special report that will accompany the… Read More →

CBRE Drive Nets 3,900 Articles Of Professional Clothing For Unemployed Job Seekers

CB Richard Ellis Clothing Drive
by in Brokerage | Business News

CBRE collected more than 3,900 articles of professional clothing to donate to jobless people seeking employment in a Phoenix clothing drive held from Aug. 15-26. “Business attire is one of those things most of us take for granted — until we don’t have it when we need it,” says Craig Henig, CBRE’s senior managing director.… Read More →