Rick McCartney joins #yesphx Presents…

by In Business Staff

Rick McCartney, publisher of In Business Magazine, joins #yesphx Presents… to talk about the upcoming In Business Weekly Podcast, Startup Week and more.

Phoenix Wins Connected City Award

Mobilitie | Feb. 23, 2018

The City of Phoenix received the “Connected City Award” in recognition of the City’s commitment to connectivity and wireless infrastructure investment. “Phoenix is dedicated to leading the nation in technological innovation and connectivity, and we must work collaboratively to attract businesses and a skilled workforce through high-quality infrastructure, entertainment, and education,” said Vice Mayor Laura… [More]

‘Fast Company’ Names Best Western® Hotels & Resorts One of Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in AR/VR 

Best Western | Feb. 21, 2018  

Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC), honoring Best Western Hotels & Resorts with a spot in the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in AR/VR category. The brand was recognized for its two-prong approach to VR/AR – including the Best Western Virtual Reality Experience (BWVRE), which uses virtual… [More]

Arizona Tech Council’s Steven Zylstra Named 2018 CompTIA Tech Champion

Computing Technology Industry Association | Feb. 20, 2018

  CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, the world’s leading technology association, has named Arizona Tech Council President and CEO Steven Zylstra a recipient of the 2018 CompTIA Tech Champion award. Zylstra joins Colorado Senator Cory Gardner and Massachusetts Representative Seth Moulton in receiving this year’s honor. The CompTIA Tech Champion award is given out… [More]

Docutech Executive Vice President of eStrategies Harry Gardner Named to ‘Mortgage Professional America’ Hot 100 List

Docutech | Feb. 16, 2018

Docutech, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClosing and compliance technology for the mortgage, home equity and consumer lending industries, today announced that executive vice president of eStrategies Harry Gardner was named to Mortgage Professional America’s 2018 Hot 100 List. The annual list highlights 100 individuals who have made a significant impact on the mortgage industry throughout… [More]

Avnet Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for Fifth Year

Avnet | Feb. 13, 2018

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has been recognized as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Avnet’s consistency in leading with purpose and integrity has now been lauded by Ethisphere for five consecutive years. “On… [More]

Sports Business Arizona: A Prix View of Things to Come

Group One Thousand One, and ISM Raceway | Feb. 13, 2018

On Friday, February 9 , Group One Thousand One and ISM Raceway sponsored a symposium on the regional impact of sports at the ISM Raceway in Avondale, AZ.  The event was attended by local media invited guests and students from Arizona State University, who attended to learn about the sports’ ecosystem and how sports has… [More]

Chas Roberts A/C & Plumbing Donates $50,000 to The Executive Council 70

Chas Roberts A/C & Plumbing | Feb. 6, 2018

Chas Roberts gave Executive Council 70 something to stand up and cheer about. In January, they made a $50,000 donation to this group of local professionals who are dedicated to organizing fundraising activities for local charities, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Originally formed in Phoenix in 1972, Executive Council Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corp, has 70… [More]

Westgate Resorts Foundation Invests $20,000 in Community

Westgate Resorts Foundation | Feb. 6, 2018

The Westgate Resorts Foundation is investing $20,000 in Mesa through grants to local nonprofits. Westgate Painted Mountain Golf Resort recognized these community organizations at the resort recently, providing an opportunity for resort and nonprofit leadership to connect and collaborate. Local grantees include: Maggie’s Place – $10,000 for The Elizabeth House to address youth and family… [More]

Paige Rothermel Named Chief Growth Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona | Feb. 5, 2018

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Paige Rothermel as its chief growth officer. In this role, she will ignite new opportunities to deliver on what customers need and want, and help drive our mission for improving the quality of life for Arizonans. “I’m energized by this new role,” Rothermel says. “Arizona has… [More]