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Legends district partners with Southwestern Eye Center

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The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Southwestern Eye Center that features the District’s first static super graphic with a 3-D embellishment. The announcement was made by Legends Entertainment District General Manager Judd Norris. “The Legends Entertainment District continues to break the… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone raises $10,500

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That swish from the arc is beginning to add up.   Through the first month of the season, the Phoenix Suns have hit 105 three-pointers, banking a cool $10,500 for the Youth Assistance Foundation.  With five months of the season remaining, they are on course to raise more than $60,000 for the non-profit. It’s all part… Read More →

Fulton Homes, Suns Reunite For Three-Point Zone

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by in Business News | Real Estate | Sports

Twenty-three feet, nine inches is the distance that makes Fulton Homes, the Phoenix Suns and local charities a winner this season. Tempe-based Fulton Homes is reuniting with the Phoenix Suns to revive the Fulton Homes “Proud to own the Three-Point Zone” program, which in years past has provided tens of thousands of dollars to Phoenix… Read More →

Suns Launching New Smartphone Mobile App

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Just in time for the 2012 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns have joined with Verizon Wireless to launch their first-ever smartphone mobile app, available for Android, iOS and BlackBerry operating systems. Fans that download the free smartphone mobile app before 9 p.m. on draft night, June 28, 2012, can enter to win a personal phone… Read More →

More Than 2,000 Will Graduate From W. P. Carey School

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More than 2,000 students will graduate from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business next week. This is one of the biggest graduation classes ever for the school, known as one of the largest and highest-ranked business schools in the country. The president of the Phoenix Suns, a group of executives flying in… Read More →

Phoenix Suns Host ‘APS Green Night’ Against Lakers

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The atmosphere at US Airways Center always feels a little different when the Phoenix Suns host the Los Angeles Lakers. There is a sense of passion, excitement and energy that only occurs when a long-time rival such as the Lakers comes to town. It will be no different on Saturday, April 7, except for the… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Aims To Bolster The Business Environment

Arizona Commerce Authority - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Workforce

The new kid on Arizona’s economic development scene is poised to shake things up. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), a public/private entity, is not merely a name change, a rebranding of the Arizona Department of Commerce that over the years received its share of praise and an increasing level of criticism. And it’s not just… Read More →

Rick Welts, President And CEO, Phoenix Suns

Rick Welts, president and CEO, Phoenix Suns - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

CEO Rick Welts discusses how the recession has affected the professional sports industry, the sports industry’s role in economic development, the Phoenix Coyotes, and more. Rick Welts Title: President and CEO Company: Phoenix Suns How did the recession affect the professional sports industry? It certainly put pressure on pricing. The Suns haven’t raised prices in… Read More →

CEO Series: Jerry Colangelo

Jerry Colangelo discusses Arizona's economic future and more. - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Local businessman Jerry Colangelo talks basketball, Arizona Commerce Authority, the recession and more. Jerry Colangelo Title: Principal Partner Company: JDM Partners Did you always aspire to be in business or was it circumstances that put you on this path? I transferred universities for basketball reasons, originally. I went to (University of) Kansas for a semester… Read More →

Cohesive Sustainable Workplace Environment

Cohesive Workplace
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

The summer of fun in Arizona has arrived. What are some of the exciting topics around the water cooler this season? Consider these: A splendid May that has seen unseasonably cool temperatures; our Phoenix Suns vying for a championship; environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico; this little thing called Senate Bill 1070. Did you… Read More →

2009 HR Team Of The Year Honoree

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Company: Phoenix Suns Web: Company Established: 1968 Employees in AZ: 200 Employees in HR department: 6 The Phoenix Suns human resources department is known not only as the “go-to” place for a wealth of information, but also as a warm and welcoming office for all employees who walk through the door. Six people comprise the… Read More →

Rick Welts, President Of Phoenix Suns, Discusses His First Job

Rick Welts, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Phoenix Suns

Rick Welts President and Chief Operating Officer, Phoenix Suns Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My very first job was in the exact same industry that I am in now, and the exact same league. I was a ball boy for the Seattle SuperSonics, which I started doing in… Read More →