Christine Nowaczyk, senior vice president, Bank of Arizona

Nowaczyk earned the 2015 Meritorious Service Award from the Association for Corporate Growth, which is the highest honor ACG bestows on its members.

Greatest accomplishment: “Having contributed to the success of Bank of Arizona by building a strong team with a solid reputation and the privilege of serving amazing clients.”

Childhood aspiration: “I wanted to be an athlete, so that translates into being self-motivated and a team player. Both are important attributes in the competitive financial services industry.”

Reception: The 2015 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business will be recognized at the Most Influential Women in Arizona Cocktail Party on August 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Chateau Luxe. Click here to purchase tickets.