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Sen. Michele Reagan – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sen. Michelle Reagan

Sen. Michele Reagan – Chair of the Economic Development and Jobs Creation Committee, Arizona State Senate Reagan was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, where she served for six years and was chair of the House Commerce Committee, the youngest female to hold the position. She is currently completing her second term… Read More →

Laura Robertson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Laura Robertson

Laura Robertson – CEO, Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital Robertson began her nursing career at Banner Health in 1988 at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. A cardiac nurse with nearly 20 years experience, she has served in a variety of staff and management positions, including Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit director. In 2010,… Read More →

Judy Rich – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Judy Rich

Judy Rich – President and CEO, TMC Healthcare Rich has held roles in healthcare that range from staff nurse to CEO. Rich joined TMC HealthCare nearly 10 years ago and was COO for Tucson Medical Center until 2006 before she was named president and CEO of the 650-bed nonprofit hospital in 2007. Surprising fact: “I… Read More →

Michelle J. Perkins – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Michelle Perkins

Michelle J. Perkins – Managing partner, Owens & Perkins, P.C. In 1996, Perkins formed Owens & Perkins with her grandfather, C.D. Owens. Perkins practices in the areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, paternity, child support, custody and relocation matters; business and corporate formation, including Limited Liablity Companies, lease negotiations, business counseling in a… Read More →

Jay Parry – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jay Parry

Jay Parry – President and CEO, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Parry oversees all aspects of planning and executing the 2015 Super Bowl, working closely with the NFL and numerous constituents in Arizona. The Super Bowl Host Committee is responsible for achieving a $25 million fundraising goal and then executing Arizona’s plan to maximize the… Read More →

Sheryl Palmer – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sheryl Palmer

Sheryl Palmer – President and CEO, Taylor Morrison Homes Palmer became president and CEO in August 2007 after serving as executive vice president for the western region of Morrison Homes. She brings more than 20 years of experience to her position, including leadership in land acquisition, sales and marketing, development and operations management. In April,… Read More →

Zandra O’Keefe, CPA – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Zandra O'Keefe

Zandra O’Keefe, CPA – Managing director, CBIZ With more than 20 years of experience providing accounting, tax planning and compliance services, O’Keefe has developed a specialty and expertise in providing services to professional service practices such as medical practices, architectural and law firms. She is active in the community and serves as the Past President… Read More →

Robin Milne – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Robin Milne

Robin Milne – Executive director, Phoenix Suns Charities Milne said her job is “a dream” because she can combine her passion for sports and philanthropy. Milne works with the organization’s board of directors to raise and grant more than $1 million annually to programs in the areas of education, health, human services, the arts, rehabilitation,… Read More →

Lori Linder – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Lori Linder

Lori Linder – COO, MomDoc In May, Linder brought more than 33 years of experience to MomDoc, a women’s health organization with six practices and 15 offices in Arizona. Before MomDoc, Linder served in both CFO and CEO roles for Banner Health. Surprising fact: I am not the typical stereotype of an accountant. I am… Read More →

Jennifer Linder, M.D. – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jennifer Linder

Jennifer Linder, M.D. – Chief scientific officer, PCA Skin Linder, a board-certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic skin surgeon, guides all product development and clinical trials for PCA Skin, ThinkGlobal’s 2013 Exporter of the Year in the Health & Beauty category. She is one of the foremost U.S. experts in the use of the… Read More →

Michelle Lind – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Michelle Lind

Michelle Lind – CEO, Arizona Association of Realtors Lind oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the largest trade association in Arizona. Prior to becoming CEO, Lind served as the primary legal advisor to the association and was integral in the development of AAR’s contract forms. Lind began her legal career at Jennings, Strouss… Read More →

Sharon Lechter – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Sharon Lecher

Sharon Lechter – Founder and CEO, Pay Your Family First Lechter, winner of National Bank of Arizona’s fourth annual Women’s Financial Group (WFG) Woman of the Year Award. is a local businesswoman, investor and financial literary activist whose philanthropic work has helped establish, educate and train professional women in the Valley. She also is the… Read More →

Jeri Jones – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Jeri Jones

Jeri Jones – CEO, UnitedHealthcare Jones has been with UnitedHealthcare for more than a decade and currently oversees employer and individual markets for Arizona, Utah and Idaho. Prior to taking this role, Jones was chief of staff for the West Region of UnitedHealthcare, responsible for strategy and execution of the regional vision and business plan.… Read More →

Wendy Jameson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Wendy Jameson

Wendy Jameson – Co-founder and CEO, Colnatec Jameson, who earned a 2011 White House “Champion of Change” award, has developed and launched multiple technology companies as both a consultant and founder. This includes a multinational consulting organization, her self-owned company, Potentiate, and Colnatec. Colnatec is the only company in the world designing and developing state… Read More →