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Most Influential Minority Business Leaders of 2016

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Here’s a reason that Arizona businesses might want to embrace Latinos: Hispanics now make up more than 30 percent of the state’s population, while non-Hispanic whites have dropped to 56 percent of the population, according to Arizona’s latest census numbers. Now, consider this, nearly 45 percent of Arizonans under age 5 are Hispanic, outnumbering the… Read More →

Phoenix IDA announces new board members

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The Phoenix IDA announced the appointment of Vanessa Valenzuela Erickson and David Lujan, Tuesday, to its Board of Directors. Erickson and Lujan join a nine-member Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Phoenix. The Phoenix IDA provides bond financing for community and economic development projects, issuing more than $1.5 billion in bonds… Read More →

Tech educator Galvanize coming to Phoenix

Jim Deters, CEO of Galvanize, announces an urban adaptive re-use project that will bring the technology education company to Phoenix.

There was a time when Phoenix’s downtown Warehouse District served as the foundation for the agriculture industry. Today, it is serving as the foundation for the city’s exploding technology sector. Mayor Greg Stanton announced Wednesday that Galvanize, a market leader in delivering technology education programs, will expand to Phoenix in partnership with the city of Phoenix and… Read More →

Phoenix IDA Names 2013 Board Officers

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The Phoenix IDA, a prominent industrial development authority established in 1981 to assist economic and community impact enterprises, announces the election of its 2013 board officers.  Bruce Mosby is president of the board; Donald Keuth is vice-president; Tommy Espinoza is treasurer; and Christa Severns is secretary of the Phoenix IDA board for a one-year term… Read More →