Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing expands into Texas

Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing (“Goettl”), one of the largest providers of residential HVAC and plumbing services in the Southwest United States, announced today the acquisition of Will’s All Pro Plumbing & Air Conditioning (“Will’s All Pro”), a leading Texas–based provider of plumbing and HVAC services.

Located in San Antonio, Will’s All Pro is led by a management team with more than 50 years of combined experience in the plumbing and HVAC industries.  With over 15,000 service calls annually, Will’s All Pro has established itself as the go-to provider of dependable plumbing and HVAC services for area residents and businesses. They believe in treating their customers and employees like family, and that every customer deserves a 5-star service. 

The acquisition of Will’s All Pro significantly expands Goettl’s footprint in the Southwest. Goettl will continue providing plumbing services under the Will’s All Pro name and will introduce the Goettl Air Conditioning brand to San Antonio and surrounding markets in the first quarter of 2020. 

“This acquisition expands our footprint in the Southwest, bringing our services to the San Antonio region, and is the first step in bringing our brand and unique service offerings to Texas.” said Goettl CEO, Ken Goodrich. “I chose to partner with Will Hawkins and the team at Wills All Pro when I met them and understood they do things the right way, not the easy way.”

Sojourner Center announces partnership with Two Pups Wellness Fund

Sojourner Center, one of less than 5 percent of domestic violence shelters in the United States with the ability to accept pets, recently forged a partnership with Phoenix nonprofit, Two Pups Wellness Fund. With support from Two Pups Wellness Fund, Sojourner Center is now able to offer pets in their Pet Companions Shelter full medical care services including necessary assessments, needed medical treatments, medications and microchipping.    

“It is reported in domestic violence relationships that more than 40 percent of victims will not leave the abusive partner if they cannot bring their pet companions with them,” explains Gordon Sims, director of philanthropy at Sojourner Center. “With stats like this, we know it is vitally important for us to be able to accept the whole family fleeing violence in the home.”  

The Pet Companion Shelter was introduced at Sojourner Center in 2015 to help anyone in Maricopa County receiving domestic services with an animal in need of shelter. Sojourner is the only domestic shelter in Maricopa County that accepts pets with their human family members.  

“The thought of families being forced to make a choice of leaving their beloved pets with their abuser is unconscionable,” states Nancy Silver, founder of Two Pups Wellness Fund.  “We are honored to work with Sojourner Center and give families and their fuzzy family members a chance at safety.” 

For more information on Sojourner Center and the services they provide, visit www.sojournercenter.org or call 602-244-0997.

Chandler-based MST Solutions expands to Dallas

MST Solutions, Arizona’s leading Salesforce CRM and marketing automation consulting partner, has expanded to Dallas with plans to stimulate job creation for the city’s rapidly growing professional and technology workforce. 

Sudhir Setty, Senior Vice President of Digital Transformation at MST Solutions, will helm the Dallas office, guiding the company’s strategic growth and overseeing talent recruitment. Prior to joining MST Solutions, Setty co-founded and led a digital services company that specialized in developing digital strategies for enterprises.   

“We chose Dallas because the city is experiencing tremendous economic growth and has the fourth largest technology workforce in the country,” Setty said. “Our goal is to establish our Dallas office as a development hub to not only attract and retain top talent at MST, but also be a contributor to the city’s efforts to expand the local technology and innovation ecosystem.”

MST Solutions was founded in 2012 and today has more than 300 employees with headquarters in Chandler, Ariz., and two offices in India. Serving clients across public sector, manufacturing and semiconductor, higher education, nonprofit, and healthcare industries, MST Solutions has helped numerous organizations and national brands digitally transform key areas of their business, streamline operations and accelerate growth. 

“There is a robust community of innovative, technology-forward businesses in Dallas, which is a testament to the local government’s pro-development and growth initiatives,” said Thiru Thangarathinam, Founder and CEO of MST Solutions. “With Sudhir at the helm, we’re looking forward to becoming a valuable partner in the community, supporting businesses in achieving digital transformation, and creating more jobs for local area tech talent.”

Banner Urgent Care now available in Payson, Show Low and Lakeside

Just in time for flu and cold season, Banner Urgent Care has opened locations in Payson, Show Low and Lakeside to provide the most convenient customer care possible.

Each location is staffed by a physician and offers care from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Locations are open every day and accept most insurance plans.

 “We are always focused on customer needs and we believe by opening these locations, we are providing after-hours care to residents as well as the visitors who come to these communities,’’ said Katrina Catto, Banner Urgent Care CEO.

“We’re excited to be providing care in northern Arizona. Especially now as cold and flu season is really kicking in. We know that getting the flu doesn’t always happen during office hours and we are more than happy to provide the right care at the right time.’’

The clinics represent Banner’s first urgent cares in smaller, northern Arizona communities and was a result of a December 2019 acquisition of STATClinix, which had five locations.

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