Arizona business is booming as important executives across the Valley are being appointed, promoted and honored. Major companies highlight their updates on essential leaders within their divisions.
Congratulations to the following who have shown excellence in their field:
American Heart Association (Western States Affiliate)
Grose has been named senior vice president for the organization’s Greater Phoenix Division.
CB Richard Ellis
Mark Krison, Luke Denmon and Scott German:
The Phoenix-based brokerage sales professionals Krison, Denmon and German have joined the firm’s Critical Environment Practice, which provides transaction services, project management and facilities management for data centers and mission critical facilities.
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living
Webb, Arizona Bridge to Independent Living’s director of employment services, received the Humanitarian Award from the Arizona Medical Association
Brohard has been added to the real estate department of Polsinelli Shughart and brings 17 years of experience as an attorney to the firm.
Everest College Phoenix
Dr. Edward Johnson:
Johnson – a veteran educator – has been appointed president of Everest College Phoenix.
Engel joins Johnson Bank as Executive Vice President – Consumer Banking.
Destination Hotels & Resorts
Kenney is now regional vice president of sales and marketing of several properties in the Western region.
Johnson Bank offices in Phoenix, Mesa Peoria and Rio Verde will close their doors on Jan. 8, 2011, it was announced today.
The closings come as a part of the bank’s plan “to maintain the health of the business in the midst of depressed economic conditions,” according to a company press release.
Arizona office closing are at 1850 N. Central Ave., in Phoenix; 1001 W. Southern Ave., in Mesa; 16155 N. 83rd Ave., in Peoria; and 18815 E. Four Peaks Blvd., in Rio Verde.
The bank has an additional five locations in Phoenix and Scottsdale that will remain open. Approximately 12 associates will be affected.
“These carefully planned branch consolidations will result in fewer locations, yet allow us to continue to provide good coverage of the Scottsdale and Phoenix areas and most importantly the same high level of service our clients are accustomed to,” said Russ Weyers, COO/incoming CEO. “We’re making the right decisions to remain a strong, long term financial partner for our clients.”
The banks will remain open until the closing date. Weyers said he expects the impact on clients to be minimal.
“Our client relationships are important to us, we appreciate their business and feel our five remaining full service financial services locations will continue to meet their needs,” Weyers.