New Research Reveals Bank and Credit Union Plans for Replacing Core Systems in 2021

Cornerstone Advisors

Cornerstone Advisors announced that Steve Wildman, formerly of Next Step and Open Solutions, has joined the firm to head up its Core Transformation practice. Cornerstone's soon-to-be published What's Going On In Banking 2021 study reveals that one in 10 banks and one in eight credit unions plan to replace their core systems this year. "The timing couldn't be better for Steve … [More]

Top Valley Doctors Lead the Charge in Growing Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona 

Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association

The Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association (AzNMA) is excited to announce the election of its new board members for 2021. These leaders will continue the association’s mission to promote naturopathic medicine and create opportunities for Naturopathic Physicians to thrive. AzNMA supports this mission by providing education for physicians, referral and public relations services … [More]

America’s Largest Bathroom Remodeler Welcomes New CFO, COO


Re-Bath, the nation’s premier bathroom remodeling company, has announced its recent high-level executive moves by hiring David Japhet as the new Chief Financial Officer and David Dunsmuir as Chief Operating Officer. These roles were filled right as the brand is experiencing a surge in sales and franchise development growth as demand for home improvement projects continue to … [More]

Intel Appoints Tech Industry Leader Pat Gelsinger as New CEO


Intel announced that its board of directors has appointed 40-year technology industry leader Pat Gelsinger as its new chief executive officer, effective Feb. 15, 2021. Gelsinger will also join the Intel board of directors upon assuming the role. He will succeed Bob Swan, who will remain CEO until Feb. 15. Today’s announcement is unrelated to Intel’s 2020 financial performance. … [More]

Plexus Worldwide Hires Alexander Hoffmann as Vice President of International Sales for the Company’s Latin America Division

Plexus Worldwide, LLC

Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct selling health and wellness company, designated Alexander Hoffmann as their new Vice President of International Sales - Latin America. As Vice President, Hoffmann will be responsible for leading the sales efforts and revenue generation activities of Plexus in Mexico and throughout the region. This includes growing Latin America and … [More]

Phoenix Children’s Adds Six New Physicians to its Nationally Ranked Nephrology Division

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Medical Group (PCMG) announced today that it has added six new physicians to its nationally ranked Nephrology Division. Gina-Marie Barletta, MD; Kelly Benedict, MD; Stephanie Hsieh, MD; Mark Joseph, MD; Karen Papez, MD; and Scott Williams, MD, have joined PCMG, creating the largest team of pediatric nephrologists in Arizona. The physicians have served … [More]

City of Phoenix Selects Chad Makovsky as Next Director of Aviation Services

City of Phoenix

Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher today announced that Chad Makovsky will be the next Director of Aviation Services for the city of Phoenix, concluding a competitive, nationwide hiring process.  Aviation Services in Phoenix includes executive leadership of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT), and Phoenix Goodyear Airport … [More]

Avnet Names Company Veteran Phil Gallagher CEO


Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has named 37-year Avnet veteran Phil Gallagher as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gallagher, who has been in the role of interim CEO of Avnet since August 2020, has also been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. "The Board of Directors … [More]

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus Welcomes New CEO

Rick McCartney

Staff and physicians at Abrazo Arrowhead Campus welcomed Stephen Garner as the hospital’s chief executive officer in October, a return to the Northwest Valley for Garner, who previously served as the hospital’s chief operating officer. Garner rejoins Abrazo after two years as Tenet Palm Beach Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Delray Medical … [More]

JPMorgan Chase

Scott McQuistan was named the new Regional Director of Wealth for the Southwest Region for JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s branch-based advisors. Based in Phoenix, Scott will be leading the Eastern AZ, Southern AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Central AZ, North/East AZ and Western AZ markets. He’ll oversee 141 advisors across the 214 Chase branches in Arizona. He reports to Nikki Atkins Hartung, … [More]

Sundt’s Chad Buck to Lead Arizona Building Efforts

Sundt Construction, Inc.

Chad Buck has been selected to lead the Southwest District for Sundt Construction’s Building Group. As Senior Vice President and Southwest District Manager, Buck will provide direction to the district’s leadership team and is responsible for the district’s overall performance, including acquiring and executing work. The Southwest District constructs buildings for public and … [More]

Homebuilder Co. Names New President


Maracay, a member of the TRI Pointe Group family of premium regional homebuilders, has named James Attwood as president of the Arizona-based homebuilding brand. Attwood joins Maracay after serving as vice president of operations of Pardee Homes San Diego, another of TRI Pointe Group’s homebuilder brands. He brings more than 14 years of construction, sales, operations and … [More]

Arizona Science Center Announces the Departure of its President and CEO

Arizona Science Center Board of Trustees announced today that Chevy Humphrey will leave her role as President and CEO, effective December 31, 2020. Humphrey first joined the Science Center in 1998 and became CEO in 2005. In her new role, Humphrey will be the first woman and Black American to lead the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. “Chevy has played a critical role … [More]

Jaclyn Pederson Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of Feeding Matters

Feeding Matters

The Board of Directors of Feeding Matters, a national advocacy organization for Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaclyn Pederson as new Chief Executive Officer, effective as of September. She will assume the responsibilities of Chris Linn who has stepped down after 12 years of service in the role to be at home with her children during … [More]

Kate Morris Named President and General Manager at KPNX, Channel 12 


TEGNA Inc.  announced today that Kate Morris has been named president and general manager at KPNX, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona, effective September 28. “We are proud to see these leaders take on new responsibilities,” said Lynn Beall, executive vice president and COO for media operations, TEGNA. “Kate’s exceptional leadership, passion for storytelling, focus on … [More]

Encora Appoints Asaf Kharal as Executive Vice President and General Counsel


Encora, a leader in Outsourced Product Development (OPD) services, today announced that Asaf Kharal has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel effective Sept. 1, 2020. In this critical role, Kharal is a strategic advisor to the organization and Encora’s Board of Directors. He will provide wide-ranging business and legal counsel on areas of business … [More]

President and CEO of ON Semiconductor Plans to Retire Effective May 2021

ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Corporation announced that Keith D. Jackson, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, intends to retire from ON Semiconductor in May 2021. To ensure an orderly transition, Mr. Jackson will continue to remain in his current roles until his retirement and will assist the Board of Directors in its search for his successor. In addition, Mr. Jackson will … [More]

Walton Announces Expansion of Executive Team


Walton, a real estate investment and land asset management company with US$3.39 billion under management and administration, has expanded its executive team as it continues to achieve significant milestones and growth throughout the U.S. and Asia. Paul Megler has been named Executive Vice President, Capital Markets & Strategic Partnerships for the Walton Group of … [More]

Bob Nielsen Named President of ASRC Industrial’s Mansfield Industrial

ASRC Industrial

ASRC Industrial (AIS), a premier provider of industrial and environmental services throughout the United States, is pleased to announce industry veteran Bob Nielsen as president of its wholly-owned operating company Mansfield Industrial. Mansfield, based in Pensacola, Florida with operations across the Gulf South and through the Mid-Atlantic is a world-class provider of … [More]

SmithGroup Names Michelle Ray Workplace Studio Leader in Phoenix


SmithGroup, one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms, has named principal and mixed-use specialist Michelle Ray, AIA, to serve as Workplace studio leader at its Phoenix office. In her new position, Ms. Ray will continue to work with Phoenix leadership to expand the firm’s workplace and mixed-use expertise and create environments that support the evolving needs of … [More]