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Three Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors To Their Already Busy Work-Life Balance

Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Giving back to the community is an important component of being a true success in the business world. As the greatest minds in history have declared, responsibility is the companion of power and privilege. Regardless of workloads or fluctuations in the economy, true business leaders — whether they are corporate executives or entrepreneurs — have… Read More →

First Job: Dan Beem, President of Cold Stone Creamery and Kahala International

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Dan Beem President, Cold Stone Creamery/Kahala International Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My first job was as a bartender at TGI Fridays when I went away to college. It was such a great experience and taught me how to multitask and handle stressful situations calmly. It also helped… Read More →

First Job: Steven G. Zylstra, President And CEO Of Arizona Technology Council

Steven G. Zylstra President and CEO, Arizona Technology Council Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I picked blueberries at Pottegetter’s Blueberry Farm in Allendale, Mich., with my parents when I was about 10 years old. It was hard work for a 10-year-old, but I learned that with hard work… Read More →

2009 HR Industry Leader Of The Year Honoree

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Name: Patrick Burkhart Title: Assistant Director Company: Maricopa County Human Services Department/ Maricopa Workforce Connections Years with city: 3.5 Years in current position: 2.5 Entity Established: 1998 Employees in AZ: 71 Employees in HR dept.: 4 www.maricopaworkforceconnection.com Words such as “tirelessly” and “diligently” are used to describe the work ethic of Patrick Burkhart as he… Read More →

CEO Series: Doug Parker

Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO of US Airways

Doug Parker Title: Chairman and CEO Company: US Airways Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. My first job was as a bagger at a Kroger store in Michigan. I started part-time the day I turned 16, but then went full-time in the summer the day after school got out.… Read More →