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Az Business names 2017 Industry Leaders of Arizona

Industry Leaders of Arizona

On Thursday evening, business leaders from across Arizona gathered at the Camelback Golf Club for the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards. “Henry Kissinger once said the task of being a leader is figuring out how to get from where you are to where you have never been,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “Tonight,… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Willmeng Construction

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Leadership: James Murphy, president and CEO Website: willmeng.com What it does: A shell and tenant improvement general contractor. How it leads: A recent survey showed that Willmeng’s emphasis on putting relationships first while being accountable for decisions were primary factors in clients’ decisions to continue to do business with Willmeng year after year. In the… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: VIP Mortgage Inc.

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Leadership: Jay Barbour, president; Amber Stamsta, controller Website: vipmtginc.com What it does: Mortgage company funding in excess of $1.5 billion annually. How it leads: SPEAR is VIP’s customer relationship manager platform – the first of its kind in the mortgage industry — and is putting VIP on another level in terms of customer care and… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: The Phoenix Symphony

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Leadership: Jim Ward, president and CEO; Kelly Dwyer, director of finance Website: phoenixsymphony.org What it does: Its mission is to provide the joy of music as a catalyst in helping Arizona to become the best place in America. How it leads: The Phoenix Symphony’s Education and Community Outreach programs reach over 125,000 children and adults annually… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: The Leona Group

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Leadership: Dr. William Coats, CEO; Patrick Lawrence, CFO Website: leonagroup.com What it does: Provides all-inclusive management services to public tuition–free charter schools in predominantly urban communities. How it leads: TLG is one of the nation’s first education management companies and a pioneer in the charter school industry. TLG has been operating tuition–free nonprofit charter schools… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: TFO Phoenix

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Leadership: Chris Erblich, chairman; Scott Horn, president Website: tfophoenix.com What it does: Delivers a holistic array of wealth management services to families, including investment advice, income tax services, estate planning and other family office services. How it leads: The leaders of TFO created the firm to be more than just a traditional investment advisor or tax… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: ServerLIFT

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Leadership: Ray Zuckerman, CEO Website: serverlift.com What it does: Designs, manufactures and distributes purpose built lifting devices to manage rack mounted assets in data centers. How it leads: After analyzing the challenges in data centers of how to safely and efficiently handle heavy rack-mounted hardware, the engineering team of Raytech (the precursor of ServerLIFT) designed the optimal… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Scottsdale Arts

Scottsdale Arts
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Leadership: Neale Perl, president and CEO; Mallard Owen, chief of operations and finance Website: scottsdalearts.org What it does: Creates arts experiences and educational opportunities for the community. How it leads: Scottsdale Arts produces, presents & hosts over 1,800 events a year. Since its founding in 1987, Scottsdale Arts has grown into a regionally and nationally significant, multi-disciplinary arts… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Primavera Online High School

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Leadership: Damian Creamer, founder and CEO;  Ross Musil, CFO Website: chooseprimavera.com What it does: Online, tuition-free, public school providing Arizona students an accredited, award-winning curriculum and personalized attention from highly qualified educators. How it leads: Over the past 15 years, Primavera has helped tens of thousands of Arizona students who have struggled to fit in, who have… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Pima Medical Institute

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Leadership: Fred Freedman, CEO; Rich Almeroth, controller Website: pmi.edu What it does: Helps students become career ready, focusing exclusively on health care professions, including medical, dental, veterinary and nursing fields. How it leads: For almost 45 years, PMI has been one of the leading providers of nursing and ancillary staff for Arizona hospitals and healthcare organizations. PMI… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Phoenix International Raceway

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Leadership: Bryan Sperber, president; Marie Buck, senior director of business operations Website: phoenixraceway.com What it does: Premier motorsports venue in the Southwest, featuring two NASCAR race weekends each year, as well as IndyCar. How it leads: PIR has been an industry leader in its marketing efforts, particularly with Hispanic market outreach, having formed great working relationships with Hispanic media… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Phoenix Country Day School

Phoenix Country Day School
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Leadership: Andrew Rodin, head of school; Kathy Peters, CFO Website: pcds.org What it does: The only independent, pre-k through 12th grade school located on a 40-acre campus in the heart of Phoenix. How it leads: PCDS stands among the top independent schools in the nation. The school is currently ahead of schedule in an ambitious capital campaign. The… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: MRA Associates

MRA Associates
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Leadership: Mark Feldman, CEO and managing partner; Maureen Rzeppa, managing partner and chief administrative officer Website: mraassociates.com What it does: Boutique, registered investment advisor with large-firm experience. How it leads: Stewardship is a key value at MRA Associates. This applies to its stewardship of client wealth, as well as its stewardship of the local community. The firm’s… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Microchip Technology

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Leadership: Steve Sanghi, CEO;  Eric Bjornholt, CFO Website: microchip.com What it does: Leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions for thousands of diverse applications worldwide. How it leads: Microchip is the semiconductor industry’s greatest Cinderella Story, having come a long way since it was a failing spinoff of General Instrument in 1989. Since then, the… Read More →