Artisan Colour Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing  Perfect Color to the Business World

Artisan Colour | April 18, 2018

Located in a 36,000-square-foot building in North Scottsdale, Artisan Colour was founded by catalog industry veterans Doug Bondon, Joe Vallone, and John Passante. Together, the founders represent more than 115 years of color separation and printing experience. The company employs a team of more than 60 industry professionals dedicated to providing clients of any size… [More]

Children in Free Arts Program Experience Painting in Virtual Reality for the First Time

R&R Partners | April 16, 2018

R&R Partners, an international marketing and advertising agency, hosted children ages 10 to 16 from the Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona program to experience painting in a virtual atmosphere at their office in the Phoenix Warehouse District on Thursday. Free Arts is the only nonprofit organization in Arizona delivering creative and therapeutic art… [More]

CopperPoint Insurance Companies Names David Kuhn Regional President and EVP, Enterprise Distribution

CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company | April 11, 2018

Phoenix-based CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company, a regional multi-line commercial insurance company, today announced David (Dave) Kuhn has been named Regional President of PacificComp, a subsidiary of CopperPoint, and EVP of Enterprise Distribution for the CopperPoint Family of Insurance Companies. Dave brings over 30 years of experience in the commercial property and casualty industry and most… [More]

HomeSmart Ranked as the Fifth-Largest Real Estate Brokerage in the Nation

HomeSmart | April 11, 2018

HomeSmart has been ranked the No. 5 largest broker in the nation in the 2018 RISMedia Power Broker Report. The Power Broker 1000 ranks the top-performing brokerage firms in the country. Celebrating their 30th anniversary, RISMedia released the annual survey based on the previous year’s productivity. “Year after year, we continue to focus on improving… [More]

Local Photographer Named One of the Top Talents on PhotoShelter

Haute Photography & Videography | April 4, 2018

Darrylee Cohen, Founder and President of Phoenix-based Haute Photography & Videography is one of the top five event photographers in the world chosen as part of PhotoShelter’s The List, an exclusive selection of top photographers. PhotoShelter is the leading digital asset management platform for visual storytellers. The photographers included in The List were chosen from… [More]

Innovations in Healthcare

by RaeAnne Marsh

Remote patient monitoring allows patients to securely transmit health information electronically to healthcare providers, and wearable devices can collect and transmit useful information that includes heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and blood glucose levels. Following up on these general observations, Glenn Dean, president and CFO of MeMD, adds, “As technology is developed and these… [More]

Pam Kehaly, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

by Pam Kehaly

Healthcare is changing rapidly, and many of the innovators pushing the boundaries of how patients access care and what kinds of care they receive are making breakthroughs right here in our community. With medical costs trending 6 to 7 percent higher each year, business owners are looking for new ways to contain costs while improving… [More]

Alexi Venneri: From Kitchen Table to Enterprise

by Steven G. Zylstra

Alexi Venneri was born an entrepreneur. She lost her mother at a very young age, so she took the lead with her younger brothers while her father worked long hours as a doctor. Inspired by the stories she’d grown up hearing of the businesses her grandfather built and how depressions and wars didn’t deter him,… [More]

Middle Market: Economic Clout

By Geri Stengel

There is a reciprocal relationship between middle market firms (businesses generating between $10 million and $1 billion in revenues) and the metropolitan areas in which they operate, as uncovered by the Middle Market Power Index: Best U.S. Metropolitan Areas for Middle Market Firms from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. Metro areas provide infrastructure and talent that… [More]

Ancient Healing Form Now Health & Beauty Mega Brand

by Mike Hunter

Modern Acupuncture™, a Scottsdale-based franchise concept transforming the alternative medicine market and acupuncture industry, has opened eight locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, North Carolina and Texas since its official launch in August 2016. Seven more locations are currently under construction and scheduled to open in the first quarter of this year, with a total of… [More]