McCarthy Nordburg promotes David A. Hobart

McCarthy Nordburg, Ltd. has promoted David A. Hobart, Jr. to Principal and Director of Design of the firm.  David came from AECOM and has been with McCarthy Nordburg for five years as Senior Designer and Project Manager.  He received his Bachelors of Science in Design from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University and also holds a Master’s in Business Management.

McCarthy Nordburg is a boutique interior architectural design firm comprised of forward-thinking, business-minded designers.  Founded in 1986 and consistently ranked in AZ Top Ten Firms and IIDA for award-winning design, for Corporate Office, Healthcare and Higher Education clients.  The firm’s motto……listen first — then exceed expectations.

Vestar names Angie Kory associate VP of leasing

Vestar, one of the leading privately held shopping center owners in the United States, announced today that Angie Kory is joining the company as Associate Vice President of Leasing. Angie will oversee leasing activity for several of Vestar’s projects in the western U.S.

“Angie is creative and strategic and brings a wealth of experience to the Vestar team,” stated David Larcher, President of Vestar. “Vestar is continuing to grow and with Angie’s deep experience and established industry relationships, she will be an important member of the Vestar team.”

Prior to joining Vestar, Angie was the Senior Vice President of Leasing with Cypress Equities where she was responsible for the leasing of enclosed mall redevelopments, ground up grocery anchored centers and power centers totaling over 3.5 million square feet of space. Prior to Cypress Equities, Angie spent 7 years with Cole Real Estates Investments/American Realty Capital Properties leasing a retail portfolio of 35 shopping centers totaling 7.7 million square feet. Over the years, she has negotiated 475 lease transactions totaling 1.8 million square feet with lease values in excess of $230 million.

Plexus Worldwide adds 2 divisional presidents

As a result of its enormous growth in recent years, Plexus Worldwide (Plexus), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company focused on health and happiness, announced it has expanded its organizational structure and added two new Divisional Presidents to its executive team. The new structure is designed to better align departments and responsibilities as the company moves towards its goal of becoming a legacy company.

“The overall realignment of departments and reporting structures is designed to streamline processes and improve interdepartmental coordination as the company continues its explosive growth and expansion into new markets,” said Tarl Robinson, CEO and Founder of Plexus Worldwide, LLC. “The new leadership additions and more efficient company structure allows Plexus to fully utilize its talented executive and department leadership”.

Janice Jackson joined Plexus in March as President of Sales and Marketing and will oversee the Marketing Department, Sales Organization, Product Research and Development, and the Customer Service Department. Janice has had an exceptional career as a successful executive in the direct selling and consumer products industry rising to VP of Global Brands at Amway where she honed her Wellness & Beauty product category skills across 85 markets. Most recently, Janice was a member of the executive suite at WorldVentures, where she was responsible for global product development, brand and marketing, corporate affairs and consumer insights.

 “Plexus’ excellent reputation in the market and within the direct selling industry was a huge attraction, in my desire to join Plexus,” Janice said. “Bringing these departments under the same structure will make the company even stronger and more consistent as it shares its values and top quality products with customers and Ambassadors.”

Christopher Pair Garza also joined Plexus in March as President of Operations and International. In this role, Christopher will oversee the company’s Distribution and Logistics, Finance and Accounting Departments, Information Technology Department, Legal, Compliance – Quality, Project Management Department, and International.  Christopher is a recognized expert in global operations and international expansion, and his career includes more than 15 years at Herbalife, where he led the organization’s successful international expansion, eventually taking the role of President and CEO of the now $4.4 billion company.  Plexus retained consulting services from Christopher in mid-2016 through present to help with international planning.

 “Having already been part of a billion dollar company’s growth and helping it expand into new international markets, I’m very excited to bring my experience to Plexus,” said Christopher.  “What Plexus has achieved in only 10 years is truly impressive and I’m excited to work with this talented team as it enters its second decade.”

Plexus also announced that its President, Alec Clark, will add Founder to his title, as he was part of the 2013 Plexus Worldwide, LLC corporate restructuring.   Robinson also added Founder to his title of CEO.

“With the additions of experienced leaders such as Christopher Pair Garza and Janice Jackson, and the unified re-structuring, Plexus is poised to continue on its incredible growth trajectory and further solidify its position as a legacy company for the foreseeable future,” concluded Plexus Worldwide, LLC President and Founder Alec Clark.