Valley Construction Co. Foundation Donates $200,000 to Valley Charities

The Sundt Foundation

The Sundt Foundation donated $100,000 to aid five Valley nonprofits to address the increased need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matthew’s Crossing, Aster Empowered, Midwest Food Bank, Chrysalis and Community Alliance Against Family Abuse each received $20,000 in relief aid. “So many are hurting during this pandemic across the Valley,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt … [More]

Employees Reevaluate Meaningful In-Office Connections in Wake of COVID-19

Hana

U.S. employees may be reexamining their relationship with the office after COVID-19, according to a survey of more than 1,000 office-based employees. The survey  found that many workers (those who worked in an office and/or remotely prior to COVID-19) still view the office as a critical place to meaningfully connect with colleagues, yet they value the flexibility that comes … [More]

Event to Shine a Light on Women Leaders, July 28

ATHENA Valley of the Sun

ATHENA Valley of the Sun (AVOS), the official Arizona affiliate of ATHENA International, will be hosting the 4th annual ATHENA Awards on Tuesday, July 28, to shine a light on exemplary women leaders. The special event will include the presentation of the Global ATHENA Leadership Award and will honor six local women, and young women from area high schools, for their work in the … [More]

Institutional Property Advisors Expands with Established Brokerage Team in Phoenix 

Marcus & Millichap

Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), announced today that veteran commercial real estate brokerage team Peter Bauman and Tivon Moffitt joined IPA as senior vice presidents in Phoenix, Arizona. Formerly with JLL, Bauman and Moffitt are accomplished industry veterans with extensive institutional and private client relationships … [More]

Wellness Co. Re-Opens with New and Enhanced Health and Safety Standards

Zeel

As Arizona reopens for business, Zeel, a leading global wellness brand, announces a return to its popular Massage on Demand® services, incorporating its new initiative Zeel Shield™, a framework of comprehensive health and safety protocols.  Enhancements to the Zeel App also include a daily wellness check for providers, and in-app and text notifications to consumers confirming … [More]

LegalTech Startup Opens Lawyer Marketplace to Consumers, Startups and All Businesses

AppearMe

AppearMe, the nation's largest on-demand and real-time network of freelance lawyers, solo attorneys and law firms, is now open to individuals, startups and businesses nationwide. A network of over 10,000 lawyers is here to provide affordable, reliable and transparent flat fee legal services. For over two years the UC Berkeley Skydeck cohort company was only available to … [More]

Cultural Museum Re-Opening with Exhibition Extensions and New Protection Guidelines

The Heard Museum

The Heard Museum is pleased to announce its reopening timeline with new policies and procedures in place based on current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Arizona State Department of Health. The Heard Museum will reopen to Members June 2 - 7, 2020 and to the General Public on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. In order to offer a safe, comfortable … [More]

As Demand for Disinfecting Services Increases, New Career Opportunities Unfold

OpenWorks

As millions of businesses across the U.S. prepare to re-open to both employees and the public, workplace cleanliness and disinfection is top-of-mind among corporate leaders, according to a recent survey conducted by OpenWorks. The survey revealed that 83% of business leaders indicated that it was “likely” or “very likely” that they would increase the cleaning frequency of … [More]

Telehealth Co. Enables Consumers, Businesses to Order COVID-19 Antibody Testing  

MeMD

As governments and businesses evaluate “return to work” strategies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Scottsdale-based telehealth provider MeMD aims to make antibody testing readily available to Americans through its virtual platform. MeMD is proud to partner with two of the country’s leading diagnostics laboratories – Labcorp® (NYSE:LH) and Quest Diagnostics – to allow consumers … [More]

How AI Makes Our Data-Driven World More Human during COVID-19

By Sharon Daniels

Few things seem more removed from what makes us human than artificial intelligence, its very name a reminder that it imitates a human trait, but is not the real thing. Yet, in these uncertain times, AI could be the missing element to help bridge the gap between our human need to connect with and understand our world, and the reams of data that help us make decisions about … [More]