AZ Big Spotlight: Terros Health, AP, Lambert, Glendale

Business News | 25 Jul |

Terros Health hires a chief medical officer

Terros Health has hired a chief medical officer to guide the continued integration of physical and behavioral health at the organization’s 11 clinics and recovery centers across the Valley.

Dr. Vanna Campion

Dr. Vanna Campion joined the organization on July 5 with a strong background in family medicine and a penchant for providing patient-centered care.

“I am thrilled to be part of an organization committed to caring for the whole person,” she said.

Campion comes to Terros Health from Dignity Health Medical Group’s Chandler Family Medicine, where she managed care for 1,800 patients per year, supervised medical providers and mentored nurse practitioner students. She introduced transition of care visits to facilitate safe patient discharges and reduce hospital readmissions, and helped create an East Valley Family Medicine Residency program.

“Dr. Campion brings a wealth of knowledge to Terros Health that will help improve the health and well-being of our patients and community,” said Dr. Karen Tepper, the organization’s president and CEO.

Adolfson & Peterson expands leadership team

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, promotes Scott Salyer to vice president of project development and welcomes Brian Kinney as vice president of operations. With 50 years of combined experience, Salyer and Kinney will elevate AP to meet demands of the growing industry.

Scott Salyer

Brian Kinney

“We’ve seen unprecedented growth at AP’s Southwest office, which we expect to continue over the next couple of years,” said Rob Cortazzo, regional president of AP Southwest. “We recently promoted seven of our current team members into leadership roles and hired six new talented construction professionals to lay the groundwork for our team to effectively respond to the region’s growth in our healthcare, multi-family, industrial, K-12 education and industrial markets.”

The role of vice president of project development was created specifically for Salyer in response to his notable success in his previous roles as senior project manager in AP’s Gulf States region and as a project executive and the vice president of operations in the Southwest region. In this new position, Salyer will be accountable for leading significant pursuit efforts, including preconstruction, estimating, operations and development to meet regional goals. He will work closely with strategic clients and key projects from the preconstruction phase through successful execution. Additionally, Salyer will collaborate with regional leadership, act strategically to drive innovation and new business, manage collaborative team and project processes and provide direction for sales processes, strategy development and project negotiation.

As the vice president of operations, Kinney will provide the Southwest region strategic leadership by managing internal operations and developing new market opportunities while working with the regional leadership team and other areas across the company to build collaboration and market strength. Kinney will lead regional business operations, develop and implement strategic business plans and relationships, ensure excellent operational efficiency and partner with leadership to drive and produce regional market results. With over three decades in the industry, Kinney worked on several projects in the multi-family, senior living, K-12 education and other market sectors. Kinney also brings large project and program experience, having worked on several programs in excess of $100 million. These experiences reinforce his skills in risk management, preconstruction services, driving operations and team leading abilities. As a NAIOP and ABA member, Kinney is committed to evolving his practice and driving business in the construction space.

Lambert adds senior talent to Phoenix team

Lambert, a public relations, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has appointed senior communications professional Greg Sexton as a Director in its Phoenix office. Sexton brings more than 25 years of agency experience serving B2B and B2C clients with successful earned, owned and shared media strategies. He will work closely with Lambert’s consumer client team and will report to the firm’s B2C managing director, Detroit-based Matt Jackson.

Greg Sexton

“Greg is an accomplished agency professional who spent a decade as a successful reporter and editor in the newsroom business pages, so he’s able to see storytelling through a refined editorial lens,” Jackson said. “I expect his proven strength and ability to dig for stories that resonate with journalists and consumers alike will foster growth for our clients and our people.”

Sexton brings 30 years of combined journalism, editorial, and agency experience at the local, national, and international levels. A storyteller at heart, his work spans media relations, communications strategies, social media, crisis communications, events and grand openings, project launches, speech writing, internal communications, image consultation, and leadership positioning for some of the most influential businesses in the United States.

Sexton held various public relations and account leadership positions with leading marketing, advertising, and public relations agencies. Before that, he was the Editor in Chief at AZ Big Media overseeing six statewide editorial publications and magazines serving audiences in business, economics, tourism, real estate, and trade specialties. Sexton has earned many journalism and public relations awards, including recognitions from the New Mexico Press Association, PRSA Copper Quill and Copper Anvil awards. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and history from Arizona State University.

“My passion for storytelling, and ability to leverage those stories in highly effective public relations campaigns that drive bottom-line results, is at the core of everything I do,” Sexton said. “I am looking forward to my next chapter of growth and success with the Lambert team.”

Glendale hires first downtown manager

Following a highly competitive process that resulted in a nationwide candidate pool, the city of Glendale’s Office of Economic Development announced the selection of Daniel Sabillon as its first Downtown Manager.

Daniel Sabillon

In his role, Mr. Sabillon will lead development and redevelopment activities in Downtown Glendale. A significant portion of the role will be focused on continuing to develop and maintain relationships with merchants, landowners, residents, regional stakeholders, developers and other partners to help facilitate development and business attraction.

He has also been tasked with marketing and establishing an online presence for Downtown Glendale through local events and campaigns that will help regularly bring visitors to the area and establish it as the downtown for thousands in the surrounding area and beyond.

The addition of the position comes at a crucial time as the city of Glendale has begun revitalization efforts in Downtown Glendale including a major reinvestment in the downtown campus.

“Excited doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling of embarking on this journey with the city of Glendale,” said Sabillon. “I hold the downtown area in high regard because of its rich history and strong potential for economic growth. It was one of many reasons I chose to be a part of this community as a local business owner. Now I look to make an even bigger impact as the Downtown Manager.”

 

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