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TREO widens focus, changes its name to Sun Corridor Inc.


Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO) today announces that the organization will expand its footprint across Southern Arizona, changing its name to Sun Corridor Inc. TREO has been providing economic development support for the entire Southern Arizona megaregion for several years, assisting in key expansions of several employers, advocating for military installations, including Ft. Huachuca;… Read More →

Vantage West introduces scholarship program

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

Vantage West Credit Union, Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has introduced a new scholarship program as part of its continued commitment to financial readiness.  The program, which selects recipients based on a number of criteria, including academic merit, the quality and content of a written essay, and a student’s character as demonstrated by activities and volunteerism,… Read More →

Kevin Perko Joins Dibble Engineering

by in Newsmakers

Kevin Perko, PE, joined Dibble Engineering as its Southern Arizona Office Leader. Kevin has more than 27 years of experience in multi-million dollar national and regional business development and project management. He has extensive technical knowledge and experience in all facets of civil engineering and construction management. As office leader, Kevin will lead Dibble’s Southern… Read More →

Cox looks to Honor Environmental Volunteers

Red Mountain Hike, Utah, Arizona Getaway Destination
by in Business News | Green

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for Arizona’s second annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at for volunteers in Metro Phoenix and Southern Arizona who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental… Read More →

TREO adds to leadership

by in Business News | Economy

The TREO Board of Directors announced the following new leadership additions: > New Vice Chairman of the Board/Chair-Elect: Guy Gunther, Vice President and General Manager, Tucson and Greater Arizona, CenturyLink. The Vice Chairman serves a key leadership role in partnership with the Chairman of the Board, and serves as Chair-Elect for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year.… Read More →

Healy joins Cox southwestern leadership team

Stephanie Healy
by in Business News | Tech

Cox Communications has announced Stephanie Barat Healy as its new director of public affairs for Southern Arizona.  Healy will be responsible for all Cox Public Affairs and Community Relations activities in Pima and Cochise counties. “We are honored to have Stephanie heading up our southern Arizona Cox Communications Public Affairs team,” said Lisa Lovallo, Vice… Read More →

TREO Board Of Directors Votes In New Officers

treo board

The TREO Board of Directors today announces the election of its officers for the Fiscal Year 2012-13. Terms are July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. The officers are: Steve Eggen, CFO, Raytheon Missile Systems – Presiding Chairman of the Board Lisa Lovallo, VP and Systems Manager, Cox Communications Southern Arizona – Secretary/Treasurer The TREO… Read More →

Study Puts Tucson Airport’s Economic Impact At $3.2 Billion

tucson airport

A new study shows Tucson International Airport (TIA) brings an annual economic impact of more than $3.2 billion to the region. The study was commissioned by the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) and conducted by MBA students from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. It has been more than 10 years since… Read More →

State Leaders Prepare The Copper State For Explosive Growth


An official letter from the state’s Lawn and Pool Use Enforcement Division says you must choose between taking out your green lawn or draining your swimming pool. You can’t have both, as the state has been severely restricting outdoor water use ever since the population of Central and Southern Arizona swelled to 10 million people… Read More →