Runbeck Election Services Names New Senior Vice President of Operations

Runbeck Election Services, an elections services company focused on delivering election printing, equipment, and software solutions, announced Bryan Dandurand’s return to the company as Senior Vice President of Operations. Throughout his more than thirty-five years in print production, Dandurand has been a leader in print manufacturing organization and strategy, consistently … [More]

New Downtown Phoenix Hotel Names Top Management

Utah-based hotel operator appoints General Manager and Director of Sales for new vibrant hotel in Downtown Phoenix

PEG Hospitality Group, a Utah-based, full-service hospitality company, announced that Eren Bicakci will serve as the property’s Captain, the brand’s take on the role of General Manager, and Jairah Ramirez will serve as the property’s Director of Sales. The Moxy Phoenix Downtown, an eclectic international hotel concept, is set to open its doors at the end of 2023. The Moxy … [More]

BBB Pacific Southwest Names New Chief Financial Officer

Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Financial Officer, Patty Beckman. With a wealth of experience in financial management and a proven track record of success in the nonprofit sector, Beckman is set to play a pivotal role in the continued growth and impact of BBB. "We are excited to welcome Patty … [More]

Phoenix-Based Industrial Contractor Co. to Expand Energy Services with New Addition

Total-Western is pleased to announce that it is expanding the depth and reach of their Energy services with the addition of Joseph Cascia, National Business Development Manager. "I'm thrilled to reunite with old friends and align with new colleagues who were once fierce competitors. I have known Total-Western from afar for many years, and I'm excited to join an … [More]

Phoenix Mercury Names New Head Coach

The Phoenix Mercury today named Nate Tibbetts the team’s head coach. A widely-respected veteran coach with nearly two decades of experience in the NBA and NBA G League, Tibbetts will join Mercury General Manager Nick U’Ren in bringing championship-level results back to the Mercury. “Nate is an excellent basketball coach and an even better person,” said U’Ren. “I am excited … [More]

Greater Phoenix Chamber Appoints V.P. of Finance & Operations

  The Greater Phoenix Chamber announced the appointment of Andrea Beth Levy as the new vice president of finance & operations. Andrea will provide strategic leadership for both the Greater Phoenix Chamber and Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation while serving the needs and interests of Valley businesses and communities. Andrea joins the Greater Phoenix Chamber with more … [More]

Nonprofit Announces Leadership Transition, Appoints Next Executive Director

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona announces the appointment of Matt Sandoval as its new Executive Director effective November 6, 2023, taking the reins from the current Free Arts Executive Director Alicia Sutton Campbell after 11 years of service. “I am honored to have worked for Free Arts during this exciting time in its history – expanding services to children and … [More]

Sandra Watson Appointed New Co-Chair of U.S. Investment Advisory Council Workforce Subcommittee

Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority, was recently appointed as a new Co-Chair of the United States Investment Advisory Council (IAC) Workforce Subcommittee. Watson will serve as Co-Chair alongside Mike Graff, Chairman and Executive Vice President of Air Liquide USA, replacing former Co-Chair Brad Chambers, former Indiana Secretary of … [More]

Optimum Names New Vice President, General Manager of West Pacific Area

Optimum, the local provider of internet, mobile, TV, and phone services, announces the appointment of Kathleen Preston as Vice President, General Manager of the company’s West Pacific Area serving West Texas, Arizona, Nevada, and California. As Vice President, General Manager, Preston is responsible for overseeing local sales, operations, and engagement efforts … [More]

American Red Cross Announces New CEO for Region

Edgar R. Olivo will be joining the Arizona and New Mexico American Red Cross team as the next Regional Chief Executive Officer. Edgar brings valuable experience to the Red Cross, having served as a dedicated board member for the Central and Northern Arizona chapter since 2021, actively contributing to humanitarian causes. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Edgar on the … [More]

Blue Zones Project Scottsdale Executive Director Announced

Blue Zones Project in Scottsdale recently announced the appointment of Sarah Kearney as the Executive Director of Blue Zones Project® Scottsdale. Kearney will be responsible for leading the rollout and local implementation of Blue Zones Project. "I am honored to have been chosen to lead this work ahead as every facet of the community has the opportunity to … [More]

National Recruiting Co. Names New Managing Director

Specialized Recruiting Group, an Express Employment Professionals company, is excited to announce it has appointed Nate McPeak as its Managing Director in Phoenix. Bringing an extensive resume of recruiting experience, McPeak will lead Specialized Recruiting Group’s strategic efforts by identifying potential recruiting opportunities and helping the company establish a strong … [More]

Valley Partnership Announces New President & CEO

Valley Partnership is pleased to announce Clark Princell as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Princell was selected by the Board of Directors following an extensive statewide search to lead the organization during a critical time for the development industry. Valley Partnership is the Valley of the Sun’s premier advocacy group for responsible development. … [More]

SARRC Names Vice President of Operations

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) is excited to announce Jennifer Burwell in a new role as its Vice President of Operations. Burwell comes to SARRC with 20 years of experience in business operations and organizational leadership, with an emphasized background in real estate, including residential properties, multifamily housing, industrial space, and … [More]

Arizona Association of REALTORS Appoints New Treasurer

The Arizona Association of REALTORS® has announced the appointment of REALTOR® Lisa Paffrath as its Treasurer for the remainder of the 2023 term. Paffrath was appointed to fulfill the remainder of Mandy Neat’s term, who stepped down from the position after accepting an appointment as Deputy Commissioner of the Arizona Department of Real Estate. In compliance with the Arizona … [More]

Design & Architecture Firm Names Phoenix Director

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Braden Blake, AIA has been promoted to Director, Architecture in the firm’s Phoenix office. In this role, Blake will be responsible for the leadership of the office and continued growth of the Architecture studio in the region. Blake has more than 15 years of architectural design expertise. He … [More]

Agency Manager Named at Western & Southern Life in Phoenix

Stephen Hinds has been named agency manager at The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company to lead business development and operations for the company’s Phoenix Agency. As agency manager, Hinds is responsible for driving profitable sales growth and training, coaching, and developing current and future sales associates in the region. “Steve has a long track record of … [More]

Center for the Future of Arizona Names President & CEO in Dual Role as Chair

The Board of Directors for Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) has named Dr. Sybil Francis as Chair of the board in addition to her current role as President & CEO. The unanimous decision, made in May 2023, makes official a role that Dr. Francis assumed in July 2022 as acting Chair, following a decision by CFA co-founder Lattie Coor to retire as Founding Chair … [More]

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