Wilde Wealth Management Group adds 2 advisors

Award-winning Wilde Wealth Management Group announced Scott G. Aitken and Jeffrey D. Anthony, CFP, have joined the firm as wealth management advisors. In these roles, they will focus on wealth management, financial planning and retirement income planning strategies. 

Aitken initially got his start in banking in 2007 before making the transition to wealth management in 2011, including work with JP Morgan in both Arizona and New York City. During his time with them, he ranked in the top 10% of client advisors and also ranked among the top Private Client Advisors in the areas of customer retention and satisfaction. 

“I was drawn to Wilde Wealth Management because I am eager to enhance their clients’ experiences with investment flexibility, nimble investment management capabilities, and enhanced wealth management experience,” says Aitken. “Wilde Wealth’s successful platform, which brings together tax planning, legal planning and investment experience is what I believe to be the future of the industry, or at least should be.”

Like Aitken, Anthony also got his start in the banking industry.  He began his career in 2008 as a Licensed Banker before earning his way to the financial advisor role in 2010.

“From a young age, I have been fascinated with the stock market and indices.  Since then, I have been relentlessly working toward building my education, knowledge and experience in the field,” says Anthony. 

He brings 10 + years of experience from JPMorgan Chase.  Like Aitken, from 2014 to 2018, he ranked in the top 10% of client advisors for JP Morgan and also ranked among the top Private Client Advisors in the areas of customer retention and satisfaction.

Jaburg Wilk expands construction litigation practice

The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Amanda Hough joined the firm as an attorney in their construction defect litigation group.  Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Amanda represented clients in insurance defense, commercial litigation and construction defect litigation. 

“I’m very excited that Amanda has joined the firm and our construction law group,” said Construction Defense Practice Group Leader Cole Crabtree.  “Her depth of construction defect defense litigation experience provides our insurance and construction clients with another excellent attorney.”

Amanda received her J.D. from The Arizona Summit Law School and her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University.  She is admitted in both Arizona and California.

P.B. Bell adds multifamily development veteran

P.B. Bell, a leader in multifamily housing development, management and acquisitions, recently hired Daniel W. Tilton as its new vice president of development and acquisitions. 

Tilton has spent more than 35 years of his professional life developing and constructing multifamily housing, large mixed-use office, retail, hospitality and other commercial real estate projects. His expertise and past leadership positions within some of the regions most respected development companies will help to further propel P.B. Bell within its industry. 

“P.B. Bell is incredibly unique in the fact that no two communities are the same and each has its own personality,” Tilton said. “Within my position, I hope to utilize my experiences with development, design and construction to create more enduring and individualized communities for families, professionals and seniors. A place they’re excited to foster their dream lives.” 

After serving in multiple leadership positions throughout his career, Tilton has seen a variety of management practices and work environments. With P.B. Bell, Tilton is eager to further experience the sense of community created within its walls which is evident in its culture initiatives, dedicated on-going team member trainings and long-lasting client relationships.

Tom Fletcher joins Suns

The Phoenix Suns announced that they have added sports and entertainment industry leader Tom Fletcher as Senior Vice President of Marketing Partnerships for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Legends Entertainment District.  In his role, Fletcher will lead and manage all aspects of the marketing partnerships department, including the sales, activation and operations divisions.  He will report into Dan Costello, the Suns’ Chief Revenue Officer. 

“We are absolutely thrilled to add someone of Tom’s caliber to our business leadership team,” said Phoenix Suns President and CEO Jason Rowley. “Tom brings a wealth of experience at the highest levels of our industry and his vision will help innovate and elevate our approach to partnerships.  With a proven track record of success and a talent for developing relationships, he will be a tremendous asset in helping grow our business.”

Fletcher possesses more than 20 years of professional and collegiate sports experience. Most recently, he spent seven years as a Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development at IMG College where he oversaw all revenue generation, activation and expense management of multi-media rights for the west region, which included 16 Division I athletic institutions.  Fletcher spent almost a decade as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers corporate sponsorships team and as vice president of corporate sales and service, managed revenue generation and servicing for the team and Rose Garden Arena (now the Moda Center).  Prior to joining the Trail Blazers, Fletcher was the Director of Marketing and Sponsorship for the Special Olympics of Northern California, where he helped raise more than $1 million annually through a variety of fundraising and promotional efforts.  

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services honors employees

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) recently announced its 2018 Employees of the Year. Awards were presented to ten recipients at the organization’s annual awards banquet on April 23rd. 

The Employee of the Year Awards recognize individuals in each of SB&H’s program areas. Employees are encouraged to nominate their fellow coworkers who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling SB&H’s mission. From there, a selection committee, comprised of staff from different areas of the organization, chooses the recipients based on their nominations.

“Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ Employee of the Year award is one of the most highly coveted distinctions our employees have the chance to receive,” said Southwest Behavioral & Health Services CEO Steven Sheets. 

Lynda Riford, Marketing Director, added, “I was honored to be a part of the selection process as it is of utmost importance to our organization to recognize those members of our team that each and every day do such exemplary work for our consumers. SB&H wouldn’t be where it is today without employees such as these.”

From left: Ashleymarie McKerlie, Integrated High Needs Case Manager; Kelli Scofield, CSR Supervisor; Marissa Hall, Activities Specialist; Steven Sheets, President and CEO; Emily Olson, BHP Lead; Xue (Gloria) Yang, HR Recruiter; Shomari Jackson, DFC Project Coordinator; Kimberly Patterson, Senior Team Lead; Kelsey Brisbin, Psych Nurse Practitioner. Not Pictured: Carrie Pastella, BHT; and Shaleen Voelkel, Case Manager.