Pasta Amore

by Mike Hunter

Pasta is a perennial favorite in many forms. Here are three local restaurants to enjoy its menu versatility. Aiello’s Northern Italian cuisine in white tablecloth elegance. 777 E. Thunderbird Rd., Phoenix (602) 547-3354 Marcellino Ristorante More than 200 house-made pasta specialties, with infused fresh pasta. 7114 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale (480) 990-9500 Va Bene The… [More]

The Internet Trap

by Mike Hunter

The Internet has revolutionized our lives, but at what cost? In The Internet Trap, Ashesh Mukherjee uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons and too little privacy. The book uses everyday examples to explain these… [More]

Feedback: November 2017

by Anthony Austin | Darren T. Case

Question: What are some potential regulatory changes affecting lending institutions that businesses should be aware of?  Anthony Austin Director Fennemore Craig Sector: Law Regulatory changes typically have a direct impact on the ability of banks to service their customer base. This is particularly true of community/regional banks for whom servicing privately owned and local businesses is… [More]

Prepare for a Crisis

by Laurie W. Anderson

Equifax and other companies have been in the news lately for security breaches. No business is too small or too big to be immune to a crisis. Your business could be impacted by weather, hacking or a security breach, a defective product, employee service errors, an inappropriate social media post, improper conduct or relationships among… [More]

C.H. Robinson Gives Back to Local Charities in Arizona

C.H. Robinson | Oct. 28, 2017

C.H. Robinson, a global third party logistics (3PL) company, and its Phoenix and Tucson offices contributed to a month-long, company-wide, employee-led giving campaign. The campaign raised a total of $791,000 for a variety of local and national charities. In addition to the Robinson Cares campaign fundraising, employees accumulated more than 1,450 volunteer hours, helping their neighbors… [More]

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Announces 3 Phoenix Businesswomen as 2017 Athena Award Recipients

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce  Oct. 26, 2017

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) announced the 2017 ATHENA Public Sector, Private Sector and Young Professional Award recipients during its 30th Anniversary ATHENA Awards Luncheon Oct. 25 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Mi-Ai Parrish, president of Republic Media, was awarded the 2017 ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award in the private sector. Michelle… [More]

Polsinelli Shareholder Melissa Ho Receives 2017 Children’s Law Center Clinic Award

Polsinelli Oct. 24, 2017

The Children’s Law Center (CLC) has selected Melissa S. Ho, a shareholder of Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, as the recipient of the 2017 Children’s Law Center Clinic Award. The award was presented to Ho at the Community Legal Services 65th Anniversary celebration, in recognition of her pro bono service on behalf of the CLC’s guardianship clinic… [More]

Homeowners Financial Group Makes Fortune’s ‘100 Best Workplaces’ List

Homeowners Financial Group Oct. 23, 2017

Homeowners Financial Group (HFG), a Scottsdale-based mortgage company founded in 2004, was recognized as one of the top 10 medium-sized companies on Fortune magazine’s ‘100 Best Medium Workplaces’ in the country. HFG, ranked No. 9, is the only company in Arizona to make the medium-sized list this year. In 2016, HFG assisted more than 60 charities through its 34 offices… [More]

Pam Kehaly New President/CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Oct. 3, 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), the state’s largest locally-owned healthcare insurer, has named Pam Kehaly president and CEO. Kehaly has been serving as president of Anthem, Inc.’s West Region, which includes Anthem’s affiliated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield health plans in eight states and the company’s Specialty business. She oversees the 5,000-employee, and… [More]

Innovation in Healthcare

by RaeAnne Marsh

To explore what’s happening in healthcare, In Business Magazine asked those in the industry to give us the news from the inside. Technology and customer service continue to drive changes in the consumer experience. But increasing emphasis — as many of our contributors explain — is being placed on the engagement of an educated user..… [More]