On the move at DP Electric, SVN, LeadMD, UA

Business News | 23 Aug |

DP Electric promotes Bryan Adams

DP Electric Inc. (DPE) announced that Bryan Adams has been promoted from Pre-Construction Manager to Vice President of Pre-Construction. Bryan has been with DP Electric for 5 years, has successfully worked closely with Operations, Business Development and Estimating to grow company revenue to more than $65m in 2018 and has supported DP Electric’s steady growth as one of Arizona’s top electrical contractors. 

Bryan has more than 25 years of experience in commercial electrical construction and 15+ years in development of project cost and design analysis. Bryan oversees the pre-construction and estimating teams as well as business development and marketing. He works closely with project owners, general contractors and stakeholders to create reliable budgets and bid projects as the design is developed. 

Bryan is involved with projects from inception to completion and brings together the most qualified team of multi-disciplinary professionals from DP Electric’s highly skilled team. He has experience in construction sectors including aviation, corporate office, healthcare, mission critical, industrial and hospitality.

SVN DCA brings on 3 new advisors

SVN Desert Commercial is a full service top ranked commercial real estate brokerage in the state of Arizona.  Back to back top 10 national rankings within the SVN network; the Phoenix franchise has added three more advisors to grow the industrial and retail teams.

The Director of Retail Leasing & Sales investments, Mary Nollenberger brought on Ingrid Tucker to focus on retail.  Tucker is a transplant from Seattle Washington and now calls Arizona home.  She spent the past 15 years in the multifamily industry specializing in managing luxury, garden-style apartment communities. She comes with vast knowledge in property management, talent acquisition, property financial management, and client relationships.  She brings a wealth of knowledge to her new SVN team which includes Nicole Ridberg and Kevin Weller.  Tucker was honored with the Manager of the Year award from Mark Taylor Residential in 2012 and in 2018 was awarded the Developer’s Award for a new development project located in Downtown Gilbert: District Lofts. She will be a great addition to the retail team. 

“We are excited to bring on such driven-oriented advisors who are diving right into the training program,” said Director of Marketing, PR & Administration.  “We want everyone to feel comfortable here and our goal is to help everyone at SVN become successful.”  

Dylan Sproul and Kiersten Wallerstedt are both graduates of Arizona State University and will be specializing in the Industrial market.   Dylan began at SVN Desert Commercial Advisors as a summer intern in 2018 and officially joined the SVN team as an Associate Advisor. He is a 3rd generation Arizonan and comes from a lineage of real estate professionals, including his grandfather who worked on the development of the BMO Tower in midtown Phoenix.  He brings such a competitive nature to the CRE industry, choosing an academic scholarship over a baseball scholarship. Not to mention, he had his real estate license just after his 18th birthday.  He spent his time at ASU in a variety of leadership position with the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and is now part of the Alumni Association.  Sproul brings an academic background in Finance and will be a valuable asset in the growing the industrial division at SVN.

Another Sun Devil alumnus, Kiersten Wallerstedt moved from Chicago, Ill. and found a passion for the real estate industry and decided to pursue her career in Arizona. Kiersten has lived in several areas of the valley so has developed a strong knowledge on how the Phoenix Metropolitan area moves and operates.  Her background in customer services, sales, restaurant/hospitality, and healthcare will bring great value in joining the SVN team.  Kiersten will also be focusing on building the Industrial sector within the brokerage.  Wallerstedt stated, “What I look forward to the most with SVN is building a bond with motivated and knowledgeable people in the commercial real estate industry.” 

Managing Partner said, “The addition of Dylan, Kiersten, and Ingrid continues our push to grow organically by carefully selecting candidates that have the drive to build highly successful careers through hard work. By plugging into our best-in-class training program and using the resources provided by the SVN national platform, our new hires will be put in a position to bring value to clients right away.”

Scottsdale company announces significant growth, new VP

LeadMD, a performance marketing consultancy today announces significant growth for the first half of 2019. Most notably, the company grew by 133 percent, year-over-year while maintaining a client NPS score average of 72. This was fueled by client success, industry recognition, and the addition of new clients and team members. The company is excited to be working with well-known brands like Atlassian, Eastman Chemical, McKesson, Avnet, and more.

LeadMD has increased its employee headcount by 20 percent in the last year, as well as celebrated the second graduating class of its’ marketing experience accelerator, a unique education program that pays students to learn valuable, real-world marketing skills. In June, the firm hired two of the accelerator graduates onto its staff. The company is also pleased to announce the arrival of Bob Blount, who will be taking on the Vice President of Sales role.

“I am thrilled to be joining the LeadMD team and stewarding the sales effort,” said Blount. “I truly enjoy developing teams and working with clients during times of transformation.”

In addition to team and sales growth, LeadMD has continued to evolve its delivery offerings, expanding its Packaged Services Division. The firm forged key partnerships, which include white label implementations of Showpad, Seismic, and Salesloft. LeadMD has also created custom enterprise offerings for each of these new partners in order to empower greater client success.

New director, assistant director named at UA Fellowship in Integrative Medicine

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) announced Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, will be named director of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, where she has served as interim director since 2017, while Lise Alschuler, ND, will join the AWCIM leadership team as assistant director of the Fellowship.

Dr. Chiasson is a 2004 alumna of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine and has been a faculty member since 2006. A nationally acclaimed speaker, she is board certified in hospice, palliative medicine and family medicine, and is the author of “Energy Healing.”

“Having been through the Fellowship and working as an integrative medicine practitioner and educator, I am excited to take on this strategic role,” Dr. Chiasson said. “I truly believe this program is extraordinary and I’m looking forward to guiding our world-renowned contributors, multimedia curriculum and experiential learning.”

Dr. Alschuler is executive director of TAP Integrative, a nonprofit educational resource for integrative practitioners. In practice since 1994, Dr. Alschuler is board certified in naturopathic oncology and was a Fellowship faculty member prior to being named assistant director.

“I am honored to be part of the leadership at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine,” Dr. Alschuler said. “The Center will continue to be at the forefront of health-care transformation. I am thrilled to add my contributions as an educator, naturopathic doctor and businesswoman to the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine.”

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine Fellowship in Integrative Medicine is the largest integrative medicine program in the world with nearly 1,400 graduates from all 50 states and 28 countries and territories.

The Center’s Executive Director Victoria Maizes, MD, notes, “We are incredibly lucky to have these two exemplary physicians leading our Fellowship. They bring with them extraordinary talent and leadership.”

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