OneAZ Credit Union announces first DEI&B business partner
OneAZ Credit Union announces Tanasha Lawcock as the Credit Union’s first DEI&B Business Partner. In this new role, Tanasha will develop and execute initiatives to ensure OneAZ’s values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are reflected throughout the entire member and associate experience.
“We are humbled to have a leader like Tanasha at the forefront of our efforts to promote and maintain an environment where our members, associates and community partners feel a true sense of belonging,” said Kim Reedy, President & CEO.
The creation of the DEI&B Business Partner role represents OneAZ’s commitment to being a leader in promoting inclusive and equitable financial solutions for all Arizonans. Tanasha will work closely with internal and external partners to identify and drive measurable and sustainable goals that build on OneAZ’s culture of inclusivity and belonging.
“Given the importance of belonging and psychological safety in personal and professional relationships, I am thrilled to move into a role that will allow me to research, analyze, and strategize ways to ensure that our associates and members feel seen, heard, valued, and encouraged to be their authentic selves,” said Tanasha Lawcock.
Rose Law Group adds Patrick Hogan
Patrick Hogan joined prominent law firm Rose Law Group and will add heft to the energy and real estate transaction groups.
Patrick, the son of legal heavyweight Tim Hogan, worked in the oil industry in Texas before heading to law school. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2021.
“I am so happy to add someone with a pedigree as distinguished as Patrick’s,” said RLG founder Jordan Rose. “His experience in the energy field is a great addition to our team which has been at the forefront of pushing for renewable energy in the state.”
Premier Sales welcomes Chuck Canli
Premier Sales, Inc., a prominent business sales, mergers and acquisitions firm in Scottsdale for more than 30 years, welcomed Business M&A Advisor Chuck Canli, an entrepreneur with an extensive background in transactional sales business start-ups, operations and business value growth.
His specialties include working with business owners to position, market and sell their privately-held companies.
Prior to joining Premier, Canli established several food distribution companies in Arizona and Illinois. He was instrumental in each company’s management and operations. Canli used organic growth strategies coupled with acquisitions. Eventually, he sold these businesses at greater value and higher multiples on earnings than industry standards.
“Beyond financials and ROI, my philosophy includes ensuring I believe in the nature and the purpose of a business,” said Canli. “Does an organization’s business ethics and practices align with my moral compass? I also have to be able to see myself as a consumer of the business.”
SCS Engineers expands Phoenix office
SCS Engineers, an award-winning environmental consulting firm, is expanding the firm’s Phoenix, Arizona office to meet the growing demand for sustainable environmental engineering. The most recent hires are Mike Bradford, senior professional engineer; Cynthia Neitzel, professional engineer; Taylor Goins, field services; and Samantha Montgomery, a technical associate who works as part of SCS’s comprehensive team.
Goins provides clients with landfill gas monitoring and other related environmental monitoring services, helping them reduce operational costs and protect air quality. He also operates and maintains other environmental pollution control systems.
Montgomery’s focus is to prepare monthly, semi-annual, and annual greenhouse gas reports, along with processing and analyzing the data associated with those reports. She specializes in air quality compliance and permitting, particularly for landfills.
Bradford brings more than 20 years of experience in civil engineering and project management. He has been the principal engineer and engineer of record for a wide range of public and private sector capital projects in Arizona and across the country for solid waste landfills and other public works civil projects.
As a landfill project manager focusing on landfill gas collection and control systems and compliance reporting, Neitzel brings more than 20 years of experience. She has a background in landfill design, construction quality assurance, and air quality permitting and compliance.
“Mike and Cynthia bring invaluable experience creating and overseeing environmental solutions for municipalities and businesses, which provide essential services in our region,” said Pat Sullivan, senior vice president of SCS Engineers. “They, along with the rest of the team, join SCS to serve our clients who are actively seeking to protect public health and the environment as part of doing business, whether that’s remediating property, operating a landfill, or running a fuel station.