Most Admired Companies Archives

Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: Nextiva

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Nextiva Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Tomas Gorny, CEO What it does: Provider of cloud-based unified communications, hosted PBX and online fax services. Admirable quality: Nextiva’s technology is vastly forward-thinking and the company prides itself on being the architects of the future. Nextiva recently broadened its scope again with the launch of Nextiva Analytics. This solution… Read More →

Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: Lovitt & Touché

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

Lovitt & Touché Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Charles Touché, CEO What it does: Insurance agency offering personal lines, property and liability protection, employee benefits, claims administration, workers compensation and more. Admirable quality: Recognizing the changing healthcare landscape, Lovitt & Touché developed a proprietary private healthcare exchange, ClearPath Prime, to better serve small and… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: GoDaddy

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

GoDaddy Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Blake Irving, CEO What it does: Internet domain registrar and web hosting company. Admirable quality: Collaboration and innovation are key components to GoDaddy’s culture. Work spaces are designed to integrate innovation and creativity, enabling employees to easily join forces. GoDaddy’s… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: WebPT

Brad and Heidi Jannenga are co-founders of WebPT.
by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare | Tech

WebPT Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2013, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Heidi Jannenga, president and co-founder What it does: Provides cloud-based electronic medical records and practice management software for physical therapists. Admirable quality: By creating an affordable, intuitive, and technologically sound cloud-based EMR for rehabilitation therapists, WebPT brought all the benefits of EMR… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: USAA

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by in AZ Business Magazine

USAA (United Services Automobile Association) Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Robert Schaffer, vice president of regional strategy and general manager What it does: Provides military members and their families with insurance, banking and investment services. Admirable quality: USAA recognizes and develops a local spirit of innovation through fun and… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: VIP Mortgage

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by in AZ Business Magazine

VIP Mortgage Most Admired Company: 2013, 2016 Top Arizona executive: James Barbour, founder and president What it does: Specializes in home loans, refinancing and reverse mortgages. Admirable quality: VIP was the first company to apply Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles and philosophy to the mortgage industry. Typically used in manufacturing and project management environments, VIP… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: UMB Bank

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UMB Bank Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Jim Patterson, CEO of UMB Bank Arizona What it does: Provides a comprehensive suite of banking products and services. Admirable quality: Patterson has been CEO of UMB in Arizona since 2009. During that time, he has helped the region become one of the largest in… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Wildflower Bread Company

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Wildflower Bread Company Most Admired Company: 2016 Top Arizona executive: Louis Basile, founder and CEO What it does: Offers a full line of specialty bakery items, gourmet sandwiches, salads, homemade soups and cafe beverages. Admirable quality: Wildflower developed a unique on-boarding experience for all new Breadheads (employees). During the first four weeks at Wildflower, Breadheads… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Ventana Medical Systems Inc.

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Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Most Admired Company: 2013, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Ann Costello, president What it does: Innovator of tissue-based diagnostic solutions. Admirable quality: Ventana is helping unlocking the DNA of cancer. In 2016, the VENTANA PD-L1 test received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for use as a complementary diagnostic to provide PD-L1… Read More →

Who earned the Most Admired Companies’ Spotlight Awards?

Brad and Heidi Jannenga are co-founders of WebPT.

A crowd of nearly 400 packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday to honor 2016’s Most Admired Companies in Arizona.   Photos by Mike Mertes and Southwest Selfies “Our primary goal in developing the MAC program was to find and recognize those companies that set a standard of excellence that other businesses should aspire to achieve,”… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: The Phoenician

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by in AZ Business Magazine

The Phoenician Most Admired Company: 2016 Top Arizona executive: Mark Vinciguerra, managing director What it does: Upscale resort. Admirable quality: The Phoenician promotes the true essence and spirit of family year-round through a variety of activities. This starts by providing a healthy, comfortable workplace that encourages interaction between all associates and departments. In this collaborative… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Musical Instrument Museum

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

Musical Instrument Museum Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: April Salomon, executive director What it does: MIM showcases a collection of more than 15,000 musical instruments and associated objects. It is the largest museum of its type in the world. Admirable quality: MIM was planned and constructed using sustainable design practices and landscaping… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Suntec Concrete

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by in AZ Business Magazine

Suntec Concrete Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Derek Wright, president What it does: Commercial concrete construction company. Admirable quality: Suntec Concrete creates a culture and environment that allows each individual the potential to grow constantly in the company. Suntec has a leadership mentoring program to help individuals reach their goals and give… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Henry & Horne

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Henry & Horne Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Chuck Goodmiller, CPA, co-managing partner What it does: Provides expertise in accounting, estate estate and tax issues. Admirable quality: Henry & Horne’s leadership team has a strong focus on the growth of its firm and its continued success. Their vision has led to growth… Read More →