Katherine McCravey joins Iconic Design Studio

Iconic Design Studio, a full-service, woman-owned interior design firm, has announced the addition of a new team member. Katherine McCravey joins IDS as a senior design consultant, according to CEO/Principal Kelli Berry.

McCravey possesses extensive expertise and experience leading and managing multifamily and senior living projects from concept through procurement and installation. Previously to joining IDS, she led and managed more than 30 multifamily projects across the country, including ground-up construction and renovations.

Past projects have earned national recognition including winning Grand Aurora Awards, Best of Design in Florida; and Golden Nugget Awards, known as the “Academy Awards” of the building industry.

Banner Health names new chief information officer

Deanna Wise has been named as the new chief information officer (CIO) of Banner Health. Wise will oversee the development and implementation of key technologies and strategies within the organization’s Information Technology division. She officially started with the company on Monday, Jan. 28.

“Adding Deanna to our executive team is an important step to ensure Banner Health’s position as an industry leader in health care innovation,” said Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer of Banner Health. “She brings an impressive amount of experience to our organization as an innovative and collaborative leader. We couldn’t be more excited that she will not only bring a fresh perspective to this role but will also help us live our mission of making health care easier, so life can be better for our patients.”

Alliance Residential appoints Sean Murphy senior investment associate

Alliance Residential Company announced Sean Murphy has joined its Investments Team as Senior Investment Associate responsible for identifying and executing value-add investment opportunities nationwide, with a specific focus on Southern California, Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

Based out of Alliance’s San Diego office with a percentage of time spent each month at its Phoenix headquarters, Murphy will handle sourcing and underwriting, as well as conduct financial, operational and market due diligence, and ensure business plan execution on acquired properties.

Murphy brings five years of experience in the multifamily industry. Prior to joining Alliance, he held various roles with JPI Companies, including asset management and land acquisition. As a Vice President and Regional Asset Manager, Murphy was responsible for overseeing start-up marketing, lease-up and stabilization efforts for 2,000 units in the Western United States.

New faculty members join UA

Two new faculty members have joined the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine.

Jacob N. Hyde, PsyD, assistant professor: As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Hyde will provide behavioral health care to patients of all ages at Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at South Campus. Additionally, he will focus his teaching efforts on the application and understanding of behavioral science at the South Campus Family Medicine Residency Program.

A combat veteran of the Iraq War, Dr. Hyde completed his Doctor of Psychology degree from Adler University, with a concentration in behavioral medicine and primary care psychology. Prior to joining the UA and Banner – University Medicine, he worked at the University of Denver as the faculty director at the Sturm Specialty in Military Psychology and as a clinical assistant professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology.

Janelle Thompson, PsyD, assistant professor: Dr. Thompson will provide behavioral health care to patients of all ages at Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.

As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Thompson will address the full spectrum of problems patients bring to their family medicine physician or nurse practitioner. This includes treatment of conditions often associated with psychology, such as transient stress, anxiety, depression, alcohol misuse and anger.

Additionally, as a health psychologist by training, Dr. Thompson specializes in identifying and treating maladaptive health behaviors that frequently result in obesity, physical inactivity, poor medication adherence or poor dietary adherence. Her primary clinical interests include chronic illness management (diabetes, HIV, COPD, heart disease) and treatment of the psychosocial factors involved in GI problems. Overall, through evaluation of the mind-body-behavior connection, she will provide brief, solution-focused interventions that can increase patients’ abilities to cope with their medical conditions and reduce the number and/or severity of symptoms associated with those conditions.

W.E. O’Neil Construction Company makes moves

• W.E. O’Neil announced the addition of Jason Van Dyke to its team of construction professionals. Jason will serve in the role of Senior Project Manager in the Phoenix office.

Jason brings a broad experience in the construction industry both in the sizes and types of projects he has overseen. With more than 30 years experience in the local construction market, Jason has established a high degree of credibility and built many strong relationships within the markets he will serve.

• W.E. O’Neil welcomed Alan Gonzalez as an intern to our team. Alan will be providing Construction Management support in the Phoenix office. Alan is studying Construction Management at Arizona State University, where he is a senior. Alan brings enthusiasm and experience to W.E. O’Neil through his work with other construction firms in Colorado and Arizona.