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Innovator’s Accelerator Unveils Expanded Product Suite


Apollo Education Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL) announced the expansion of its critically acclaimed Innovator’s Accelerator® leadership development experience. The learning experience is now available in two formats with several customizable features. Innovator’s Accelerator is an online learning experience led by the world’s leading experts on business innovation: Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School, Jeff Dyer… 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 →

Upcoming Arizona Technology Council Events

Arizona Technology Council Upcoming Events
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The Arizona Technology Council strives to connect all aspects of Arizona’s budding technological and business expansion. Producing over 100 events a year, the Arizona Technology Council is driven by its vicious ambition to network. Arizona is exponentially getting bigger and better and by hosting a wide array of events all over the state, the Arizona… Read More →

2010 Most Admired Companies Winners – Leadership Excellence

Most Admired Companies - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
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The Leadership Excellence category recognizes that great companies have great leaders who share knowledge and inspire employees and the community. Winner: Sundt Construction Category: Leadership Excellence Headquarters: Tempe Year Est.: 1890 No. of Employees in AZ: 850 Recent Award: Associated General Contractors of America’s Excellence in Education Award – 2009 www.sundt.com | Twitter video by… Read More →

2009 HR Team Of The Year Finalists

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Company: American Express Service Center – Phoenix Web: www.americanexpress.com 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 Large Business HR Director Of The Year Honoree

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Name: Anna Haugen Title: Manager of Human Capital Company: Direct Alliance Corporation Years with city: 6 Years in current position: 4 Year incorporated: 1993 Employees in AZ: 650 Employees in HR dept.: 9 www.directalliance.com At Tempe-based Direct Alliance Corporation, talent acquisition and retention are more than just important — they are a top priority. Manager… Read More →

Jennifer Castro: Dual Market Sales Manager, Dave And Buster’s

Jennifer Castro MPI

Officially the dual market sales manager for Dave and Buster’s, Jennifer Castro prefers to call herself the Ambassador to Fun. With a title like that, you can expect passion, out-of-the-box thinking and positive energy. But there is even more to Castro than that. Castro acts as the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International’s vice… Read More →