Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, will profile one of the Most Influential Women of 2018.

The Most Influential Women for 2018 will be honored at a reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 23, 2018 at The Camby. For tickets or for sponsorship information, email or call (602) 277-6045.

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Today’s spotlight: Robyn Young

Title: Executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Western Alliance Bancorporation

Background: Young has 20 years of experience in marketing and strategic positioning for successful companies in banking and real estate. Prior to joining Western Alliance in 2014, Young was executive vice president of marketing and communications for RED Development.

Best decision: “Taking risks and making moves at the right moments in my career have allowed me to challenge myself and grow as a professional. I have made deliberate decisions with uncertain outcomes — moving from real estate to banking, for instance — that have propelled me to the next level.”