Feedback: January 2019

by Rowlan Hill, Gregory Lawary, Natalie Marston-Salem

New Year’s Resolutions — What is a business best practice you plan to continue, modify or implement in your business this year? Rowlan Hill Owner Blue Leaf Estate Auctions Sector: Auctions The use of social media and online advertising has proved to be the most effective way of reaching new customers and clients and utilizing this technology can do wonders for a … [More]

Feedback: December 2018

by Clarence McAllister, P.E.; Dr. Ken Muhich; Sarah Richardson

Question: As a small or minority-owned business, what was one of your top challenges over this past year and how did you address it? Clarence McAllister, P.E.  Chief Executive Officer Fortis Networks, Inc. Sector: Construction I have lived in Arizona for the last 30 years and established Fortis in 2000. For the last 10 years, we have been a federal government … [More]

Feedback: November 2018

by Justin Grossman, Kate Hickman, Joel Strom

Q. What is a social “good” you align your company with, and how do you support it? Justin Grossman CEO meltmedia Sector: Digital Agency At meltmedia, we believe social good comes in many shapes, and we have built a community that supports not just employees, but their families, friends, clients, colleagues, and community and professional organizations. As such, we host … [More]

Feedback: October 2018

by Alan Althouse, Edward N. Basha III, Deb Spurgin

What was your one (or two) most successful wellness programs for your employees, and what changes (if any) do you plan to make for 2019? Alan Althouse CEO and President TruWest Credit Union Sector: Finance This is our second year offering every employee an annual wellness check-up. A medical provider brings a mobile “clinic” to our headquarters location and employees are … [More]

Feedback: Sept. 2018

by Rebeca Lopez, Mary Rabago, Zulema Valenzuela

Question: As the owner of an identified woman-owned, minority-owned business, what does “diversity and inclusion” mean for you and your business? Rebeca Lopez Owner and Co-Founder Milestone Pediatrics and Milestone Innovative Therapy Group Sector: Healthcare As a woman-owned, minority-owned business, Milestone Pediatrics ensures its commitment to diversity, equality and … [More]