About AZ Big Media

For more than 35 years, AZ Big Media has been bringing readers the state’s most compelling business, real estate and lifestyle news through the print editions of Az Business and AZRE magazines, Ranking Arizona, Az Business Leaders, Experience AZ, People & Projects to Know, Arizona Business Angels and Play Ball, the only official spring training publication of The Cactus League.

The company has the fastest-growing news website in the U.S. at AZBigMedia.com. The website serves as a complement to its print publications and incorporates up-to-the-minute breaking news, compelling business stories, C-Level executive editorial profiles and much more. Additionally, AZ Big Media’s social media following is interested and engaged, and provides additional opportunities for azbigmedia.com news to be read, shared and discussed.

It takes a lot of enthusiastic individuals to keep our publications up-to-date with the latest and greatest Arizona information and news on a daily basis! Meet the team behind the magazines that make it happen.

Mike Atkinson, CEO & President, proudly leads the talented team at AZ Big Media.

Our Team

Kari Van Winkle

Events and Marketing Director

Amy Lindsey


Michael Gossie

Editor in chief

Kyle Backer

Associate editor

Devyn Williams

Staff writer

Sheri King

Director of Sales

April Rice

Sr. Account Executive

Maria Hansen

Account Executive

Ruth Hickey

Account Executive

Ann McSherry

Director of Sales

David Harken

Sales Director

Sheri Brown

Director of Sales

Bruce Andersen

Production Manager

Lauren Laird

Graphic Designer

Mike Mertes

Chief photographer

Sara Fregapane

Special Projects Manager

Michelle Zesati

Operations Coordinator

Amanda Bruno

Database Specialist