AZ Big Spotlight: Kidder Mathews, Verra Mobility, The Joint, Privoro

Business News | 5 Jan |

Kidder Mathews bolsters healthcare market expertise

With the addition of industry veteran Perry A. Gabuzzi, CCIM, the Phoenix Kidder Mathews healthcare real estate team bolsters its market expertise and boasts an expansive portfolio of medical office listings in the Valley.

Gabuzzi, a Senior Vice President, joins the team of Senior Vice Presidents Michael Dupuy and Fletcher Perry, and Vice President Rachael Thompson. The team represents clients in the leasing, acquisition, and disposition of healthcare real estate.

Its platform of services includes new lease negotiations, lease renewal and renegotiation, lease vs. own scenarios, occupancy and operational cost analysis, site evaluation, demographic and market analysis, space planning, and negotiating tenant improvement allowance.

“Perry has been a friend since our first chemistry class together in high school. Over the past 20 plus years I’ve known Perry to be honest and hard working. He fits really well with the culture we have established,” Dupuy said. “We’re excited about the market force he brings to the table. Our clients will unquestionably benefit from this addition.”

Verra Mobility gets new chairman

Verra Mobility, a leading provider of smart mobility technology solutions, announced that Patrick Byrne has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding Jacob Kotzubei. Byrne joined the Board in November 2020 and has served as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and chaired the Company’s Compensation Committee. Kotzubei resigned from the Board in December.

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The Joint Chiropractic Reaches New Growth Milestone

Scottsdale-based The Joint Corp., the nation’s largest provider of chiropractic care through The Joint Chiropractic network, announced the opening of its 700th location nationwide. Recently ranked No. 1 on Forbes’ 2022 America’s Best Small Companies list, during the first nine months of 2021, the brand opened a record-breaking 87 clinics, bringing its total to 666 at Sept. 30, 2021. In December, “The Joint reached another significant achievement in our development – the opening of our 700th clinic,” said Peter D. Holt, president and CEO of The Joint Corp.

Privoro raises $30M in Series B funding

Chandler-based Privoro, a next-gen mobile security hardware company, announced a $30 million Series B funding led by an affiliate of Tracker Capital Management, LLC). The round will be used to help the company continue to scale its team, products, and operations to meet demand for its unique hardware-backed mobile device protections.

Privoro’s SafeCase, a smartphone-coupled security device, helps organizations actively defend against the threat of audio and video surveillance posed by spyware, which can discreetly hijack cameras and microphones to extract sensitive information.


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