• UBER signs #OpenAZ unity pledge in Arizona - Read Article

    UBER signs #OpenAZ unity pledge in Arizona

    2016-01-25T13:50:03-07:00

    Uber was one of the latest businesses to sign the Unity Pledge in support of full inclusion and equality in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations for all Arizonans, including…

  • Research shows economic value of closing college gaps - Read Article

    Research shows economic value of closing college gaps

    2016-01-20T08:50:59-07:00

    Increasing college-bound and graduation rates in Arizona could inject more than $660,000 per college graduate back into the state’s economy, according to a recent College Success Arizona report, released Wednesday.…

  • CEO concerns over global economy deepen - Read Article

    CEO concerns over global economy deepen

    2016-01-18T13:50:35-07:00

    Three fifths of global CEOs believe continuing economic uncertainty will lead to compromises in the ability of their organization to maintain high standards, threatening trust in their business and the…

  • Arizona earns big from major sporting events - Read Article

    Arizona earns big from major sporting events

    2016-01-08T16:50:53-07:00

    When Clemson and Alabama meet in Monday night’s College Football Championship, the two teams and their fans will be contributing to Arizona’s national reputation as America’s best sports tourism market.…

  • Bankers Trust reports another record year - Read Article

    Bankers Trust reports another record year

    2016-01-07T16:23:47-07:00

    Bankers Trust, Iowa’s largest independently owned bank, today released its 2015 year-end earnings, reporting record performance for a sixth straight year. Combined bank earnings for 2015, were $37.1 million, a…

  • TGen reports $174 million economic impact on Arizona - Read Article

    TGen reports $174 million economic impact on Arizona

    2016-01-06T15:50:36-07:00

    Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) annual economic impact on Arizona has risen eight-fold over 8 years, reaching a total of $174 million annually, according to an independent financial report released…

  • Arizona looks for economic boost from sports - Read Article

    Arizona looks for economic boost from sports

    2015-12-31T08:50:53-07:00

    The College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 11 is the next in a line of major sporting events coming to Arizona that has the potential for both short-…

  • Dawn Nagle will lead Metro Phoenix Export Alliance - Read Article

    Dawn Nagle will lead Metro Phoenix Export Alliance

    2015-12-18T14:50:45-07:00

    In partnership with the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA) has hired Dawn Nagle as Director. Nagle will oversee the MPEXA initiatives, identifying exporting pathways for Arizona…

  • Mesa’s Alpine Valley Bread sells for $120M - Read Article

    Mesa’s Alpine Valley Bread sells for $120M

    2015-12-18T12:50:14-07:00

    Alpine Valley Bread Company, a Mesa-based family-owned producer of certified organic and all-natural breads, was purchased by Flowers Foods, Inc. for $120 million in cash and stock. The acquisition was…

  • UMB Bank ranks among nation’s top farm lenders - Read Article

    UMB Bank ranks among nation’s top farm lenders

    2015-12-17T10:50:40-07:00

    The American Bankers Association recently released its Top 100 Farm Lenders by Dollar Volume for Q3 2015 and UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), is ranked No.…

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