Most Influential Women in Arizona 2019

August 22, 2019

Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

5:30 pm
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Az Business and AZRE magazine are proud to honor Arizona’s fifty most influential women for their impact on their organizations, the region’s business climate and in our communities!

This year’s class of Most Influential Women will be honored at an awards banquet and featured in the July/August issue of Az Business and AZRE magazine. Specialty award winners will also be unveiled in several areas of leadership.

Join us for this exciting evening to connect and celebrate!

Meet 2019’s Most Influential Women:

Alison Abramson – Vice President, Commercial Banking, BBVA

Lori Aune  – Director of Operations, ARCHSOL Architects

Sara Begley  – Executive Vice President, CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Bridget Binsbacher President, Cactus League, Vice Mayor, City of Peoria

Jodi R. Bohr – Shareholder, Gallagher & Kennedy

Leah Brown, MD – Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Steward Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center

Lisa Buelna Director of Business Development, hardison/downey

Bernadine Burnette President, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

Lindsey Carlson Vice President, Greater Phoenix, Colliers International

Eboni Chaffee, Ph.D Director of Market Growth & Digital Transformation, Intel

Bridget Cooney Retail Banking Group Manager, National Bank of Arizona

Julie DiCicco Senior Director, Freedom Financial Network 

Marisa Felker – Franchise Finance Division Leader, Washington Federal

Monica Garnes President, Fry’s Food Stores

Julie Giese President, ISM Raceway

Caryn Gose – Economic Development Project Manager, SRP

Martha Gulati, MD – Physician Executive Director, Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute

Trish Gulbranson Founder and CEO, Derma Health Skin & Laser

Frances J. HaynesPartner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Jill Hegardt Vice President of Entitlements, DMB Associates

Bettina Hunt Leasing Manager, Healthcare Trust of America

Sharon HwangCOO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Jessica JarviSVP and Deputy General Counsel, Western Alliance Bancorporation

Teri JonesPresident of the Building Group, Sundt Construction

Susan LaGankeSouthwest Area Leader, Cushman & Wakefield

Karyn MacVeanBroker, Keyser Aerospace Team

Tonya K. MacBethShareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo

Martha McSally United States Senator, State of Arizona

Bobbi Magdaleno Executive Director, Government & Community Engagement, Arizona State University

Jennifer ManninoCEO, IDD Group

Toni Morales BrobergState President, AT&T

Sara B. Nance Partner, Wallace Plese + Dreher

Kristine NewmanSenior Vice President, McCarthy Building Companies

Denise NunezSenior Vice President, NAI Horizon

Christina OhCEO, Abrazo West Campus

Angela OleaFounder and CEO, Assisted Living Locators

Jessica PachecoVice President – External Affairs, APS

Amy PatelTax Partner, Deloitte

Kristy PetersShareholder, Littler

Kim Shapiro PooleVice President – Business Development, Skanska USA

Corey Saba BashaSVP of Innovation & Technology, Wells Fargo

Calline Sanchez Tucson Site Leader, IBM Worldwide System Lab Services

Laura SixkillerPartner, DLA Piper

Marnee Spierer, MD Chief of Staff & Chief of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Phoenix

Michelle Swann Partner, Radix Law

Regina Van Buren, MDMedical Director, Sonora Quest Laboratories

Jaime VinckCEO, Sierra Tucson

Michele N. WashingtonAssociate, Snell & Wilmer

Cynthia Wetmore, MDDirector of the Center for Cancer, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Cathleen Yu – Partner and Phoenix Business Law Group Chair, Quarles & Brady


Read more about this year’s class of Most Influential Women in Business here.

Read more about this year’s class of Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate here.


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