P.B. Bell promotes 3 long-time employees

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development, management and acquisitions, recently announced the promotion of three long-time employees to director positions within the team. 

Heather Garcia, PHR has been promoted to human resources director, focusing on executing the full scope of human resources activities. Garcia’s efforts will be around development and training, policy and procedures, benefits and compensation, and employee relations with an emphasis in positively impacting organizational culture and growth. Garcia joined P.B. Bell back in 2012 as a portfolio director with more than 13 years of experience in the multifamily real estate industry. She began her career as a leasing consultant in 2001, where she learned the day-to-day operations and developed a passion for cultivating connections and mentoring team members. Throughout her time in operations, Garcia specialized in training, performance management, employee development and employee relations. Her passion for culture and people led her to transition to human resources. Garcia is actively involved with the Arizona Multihousing Association and holds her PHR certification and is a licensed real estate agent. 

Alberto Castanos has recently taken up the position of portfolio director, overseeing a diverse portfolio of properties throughout the Phoenix metro area. His responsibilities include managing the operations, financials, marketing and staff at all of his communities. Castanos began his career in multifamily real estate with P.B. Bell as a leasing agent in 2010 and was quickly promoted to assistant manager and then to community manager in 2013. Prior to becoming a portfolio director, Castanos managed a variety of properties, ranging from a Class A mid-rise lease-up to a stabilized townhome and garden style community. Castanos is a licensed real estate agent and has his CAM designation. Prior to P.B. Bell, Castanos served five years in the U.S. Navy where he received more than nine medals, including one for good conduct and several others for special achievements.   

Amy Campbell was recently promoted to director of learning and development, focusing on the development and management of P.B. Bell’s in-house training and career development program, P.B. Bell University. The program includes more than 200 courses offered online as well as in classroom and onsite training. Campbell joined P.B. Bell as a portfolio director in 2014 where she oversaw a diverse portfolio of properties throughout the Phoenix metro area. Prior to joining P.B. Bell, Campbell held the positions of training director at the Cesar Chavez Foundation and regional property manager at ConAm and Greystar, managing portfolios ranging from 2,000-3,000 units. Campbell is a member of the Arizona Multihousing Association, a Certified Apartment Manager through the National Apartment Association and is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona. 

NAI Horizon hires tenant rep expert Jennifer Loehnert

NAI Horizon has hired Jennifer Loehnert to bolster its tenant representative presence in its retail and industrial service lines.

Loehnert has held an Arizona real estate license for 13 years and most recently worked at Arizona Brokerage Company in both residential and commercial. Her focus has been primarily on tenant representation, working as a generalist with clients in office, retail and industrial.

Loehnert’s expertise is in the Metro Phoenix/Biltmore/Scottsdale corridors. She will define a more strategic area of specialty over the next several months. Loehnert will hold the title of Associate.

“Jennifer is a great addition to our NAI team,” said Terry Martin-Denning, CEO/Designated Broker of NAI Horizon. “She has a strong work ethic, amazing energy and the desire to use her expertise to provide the highest level of service to her clients.”

Javelina announces new vice president

Purpose-driven campaign agency Javelina announced that leading digital strategist Joshua Zaragoza is joining as the firm’s Vice President for Digital Strategies and Data Analytics. This brings a nationally known digital strategist to the company, along with one of the country’s largest digital databases and an expertise in Spanish language communications.

“It’s exciting to add cutting edge digital strategies to Javelina’s culture of excellence and impeccable track record of engineering change by marrying together techniques from the worlds of marketing and political campaigns,” said Zaragoza. “The ability to deliver tailored digital messages to the right people, on the right platform, and on the right device is more important than ever, and Javelina is in the forefront of that movement.”

Zaragoza has crafted winning strategies for Fortune 500 companies, national law firms, ballot measures, public and private labor unions, school districts, and prominent political leaders. He also has extensive experience guiding the targeting and content of digital campaigns for Latinx audiences.

Dr. Anuj Netto joins TOCA’s orthopedic practice

The Orthopedic Clinic Association (TOCA), a trusted resource for surgical and nonsurgical orthopedic care in Arizona, is pleased to announce that Anuj Netto, MD, MPH has relocated from Atlanta, GA to join its expanding orthopedic practice. Dr. Netto is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. His vast expertise includes hand, microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery; wrist, elbow and shoulder joint replacement; upper extremity fracture care and reconstruction and general orthopedics.  Dr. Netto will see patients in TOCA’s Phoenix, Tempe and Arrowhead clinic locations.

Dr. Netto attended medical school and completed his residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He later completed fellowship training in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Netto is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and holds an ABOS Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand.  In addition, he is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Orthopedic Trauma Association.

Dr. Angela Puthenveetil joins UA Family and Community Medicine, Banner – University Medicine

Angela Puthenveetil, MD, an assistant professor with special interests in integrative medicine and preventative medicine, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine.

As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner – University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon, where she will train residents and UA medical students in the outpatient clinic, provide educational lectures and serve as a faculty mentor for residents.

Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Puthenveetil completed her medical degree at American University of Antigua, N.Y., and her residency in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Ind. She then completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the UA Family Medicine Residential Fellowship Program and is completing an integrative medicine fellowship at the UA Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.