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]

Scott Harkey, OH Partners 

from Scott Harkey

There is no doubt that technology is impacting every aspect of the way we live our lives. It not only affects our personal lives, but extends to the way businesses operate and how they connect with their target audience — most fundamentally in how they brand themselves. It’s nearly impossible to suggest that a business… [More]

Addressing the Absence of Community in Personal Finance

by George Grombacher

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle According to Charles Duhigg in his book The Power of Habit, a habit consists of three elements: a cue, a routine and a reward. The cue triggers our brains to determine which routine, or habit, to use, and the… [More]

Daehee Park, Waking Up the Sleep Industry

by Andrea Kalmanovitz

Just seven short years ago, Daehee Park met JT Marino through a mutual professor at Penn State. Both had big dreams and aspirations that aligned and, today, those dreams have manifested into a $170-million national company headquartered right in the heart of Downtown Phoenix. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur at the time, Park was a… [More]

ROI on Expense Spend

by Tim Wheatcroft

Sales team travel and entertainment (T&E) is a major expense. But do companies know how this spend actually contributes to revenues, and which expenses don’t? While sales teams generate huge amounts of data based on their activities, and wins and losses are highlighted in their respective CRM systems, finance teams can often only view granular… [More]