On the move at BBBSAZ, Platinum Living, Medicx, Bishop Fox

Business News | 18 Sep, 2019 |

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona hires new directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ) announced two new Directors. Adrian Jamieson has joined the agency as Director of Development and Devin Del Palacio will take on the role of Director of Community Outreach.

Adrian Jamieson moved to Arizona in 2013 to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Administration at ASU and has since been an active member of the Arizona nonprofit community. Adrian brings a strong background in development, volunteer management, and community partnerships.

Before joining BBBSAZ, Adrian most recently served as the Resource and Program Development Manager at Voices for CASA Children and prior to that worked with Inspire Arizona, a youth development program focused on building civic engagement among high school students. Dedicated to serving Arizona’s children, Adrian has a heart for missions that serve those who are most vulnerable. Adrian is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and currently represents BBBSAZ on the 2020 Census Complete Count Committee for the City of Phoenix. Adrian is also a Board member for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Arizona and serves as a Rookie member of Suns Charities 88.

A life-long resident of Arizona, Devin Del Palacio has served in various community and elected positions throughout the Phoenix Metro Valley. Devin was raised by a single mother, and due to financial situations, attended 8 different public schools while growing up. He was taught the value of hard work from a young age, and raised to take positive action in his community. Seeking the opportunity to give back, Devin began work as a Community Organizer in 2012, working for the next few years to empower and register 34,000 minority voters in South and West Phoenix.   

In 2014, Devin became the first African American to serve on the Tolleson Union High School District Governing Board and immediately took office as Vice President. Devin has been recognized by the Cesar Chavez Foundation, The City of Phoenix, NASA-JPL and the Arizona School Board Association for his commitment to creating equitable schools and safe neighborhoods through collaborative efforts. In 2017, Devin was recognized by the Greater Phoenix Urban League Top 40 under 40 in public service. Devin has also taken a national leadership role with the National School Board Association serving as Chairman-Elect for the National Black Council of School Board Members. 

Amy Gilner joins Platinum Living Realty

Platinum Living Realty, an independent luxury real estate brokerage with four offices across Arizona, announced that Amy Gilner has joined their brokerage. Gilner is an award-winning realtor with a reputation for ethics and honesty.

“We are pleased to have Amy join Platinum Living Realty,” said Jay Macklin, co-owner of Platinum Living Realty. “Amy is a great listener and pays attention to her clients wants and needs and works diligently to deliver the best home-buying or -selling experience.”

Gilner lives in Anthem with her husband and two long-haired chihuahuas. She is very active in her community, volunteering with Arizona Helping Hands, Jewish Children & Family Services, and the Back to School Clothing Drive.

“To deliver the best results for my clients, I’m constantly educating myself about the local real estate industry and best practices,” said Gilner. “This is one of the many reasons I joined Platinum Living Realty, because they offer many resources, tools, and coaching opportunities to learn from some of the best in our industry.”

Medicx hires Scott Magnano as CFO

Medicx Media Solutions (https://medicxmedia.com), the leading analytics-driven healthcare marketing solutions company, today announced that Scott Magnano joins the company as Chief Financial Officer. Scott will play a critical role in driving the strategic vision that will enable Medicx to achieve their aggressive growth targets.

Scott brings 20+ years of experience as a seasoned financial officer to Medicx. He joins the company from CNA National Warranty, a leading finance and insurance products provider, where he served as Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis. Before that, Magnano was the Director, Financial Planning, and Analysis at LifeLock.

Jackie Todd joins Bishop Fox as associate vice president

Bishop Fox, the largest private professional services firm focused on offensive security testing, announced today that Jackie Todd has joined the firm as Associate Vice President of Resource Management. Todd will be responsible for developing and managing business processes and overseeing resource assignments for Bishop Fox’s growing teams.

Mark Pavlick joins Bishop Fox as head of sales

Bishop Fox, the largest private professional services firm focused on offensive security testing, announced today that Mark Pavlick has joined the firm as Head of Sales. Pavlick will be responsible for overall sales growth and will help lead the company’s sales program for its new Continuous Attack-Surface Testing (CAST) managed security services. He will report directly to Vincent Liu, co-founder and CEO of Bishop Fox.

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