Arizona-Based Aviation Part Supplier Promotes Executive to President

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AvAir is pleased to announce that Brandon Wesson has been promoted to President. Wesson joined AvAir in 2010 as Director of Sales. As a result of his leadership, he was promoted to vice president of sales in 2016. Shortly after that, Wesson became executive vice president of sales, where he oversaw a team of over 70 people who support the company's asset management … [More]

Valley Nonprofit Announces New CEO

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Kentay Garvin, Esq., is the new CEO of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Arizona. Garvin brings a fresh perspective to the nonprofit organization thanks to more than 20 years of government affairs, business and health care expertise. “I am both honored and humbled to be part of the leadership team responsible for helping United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona advance … [More]

California-Based Homebuilder Names New Division President in Arizona

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Landsea Homes Corporation, a publicly traded residential homebuilder, announced that Heather Cammiso has been named the new President for the Arizona Division of the company. "Heather's nearly three-decade homebuilding career in Arizona has included overseeing all areas of a division, which will serve our team very well as we continue to provide best-in-class … [More]

Phoenix Symphony Appoints New President & CEO

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The Phoenix Symphony Board of Directors has selected orchestra veteran Peter Kjome, who recently led one of the country’s top orchestras, after a national search to serve as the organization’s new President and CEO. Kjome succeeds Suzanne Wilson, who led The Phoenix Symphony from 2020-2022. She stepped down from her position to relocate to London, England for a unique … [More]

University of Phoenix Leader Named Arizona Hispanic Chamber Board Chair

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John Ramirez, MBA, MS/AJS-GHS, USA CSM (ret) and dean of operations for the University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies, has been appointed to serve as Chairperson of the Board for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC). Ramirez’s appointment term on the Board is for two years, 2023 to 2025. He previously served as the Vice Chair for Internal Activities and been … [More]

Enterprising Women Names Scottsdale CEO to Its Advisory Board

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Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Chanie Gluck, CEO of 4D Global, to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. “Chanie Gluck is a force of nature in her thriving business.  With courage, tenacity and commitment, her journey and accomplishments inspire women and young people in what they can achieve. We are proud that she was honored … [More]

Casino Hires Entertainment Powerhouse to Bring A-List Fun to Arizona

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Gila River Resorts & Casinos (GRRC) is thrilled to announce the new hire of Anastasia “A.P.” Palmer Johnson as corporate director of entertainment. The veteran sports and entertainment executive was hired to develop a robust calendar of concerts and events for the rapidly expanding gaming enterprise. Johnson will oversee the portfolio of venues at all three locations … [More]

SRP General Manager and CEO Announces Retirement in 2023

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On Nov. 7, Mike Hummel announced to the Salt River Project Board of Directors that he will be retiring from SRP in May 2023. As Hummel approaches his fifth year as general manager, he decided the time was right to retire after nearly 41 years of dedication to SRP’s mission, its customers and the Arizona community. “Mike has led us through a major sustainable … [More]

Phoenix-Based Advertising Agency Names New President

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Colling Media, a Phoenix-based Advertising Agency has announced Doug Campbell, 41, has been named President effective immediately. Campbell joined the company after collaborating with the agency on various clients and campaigns for over a decade. Campbell joined the company in 2019 as Director of Digital Services, overseeing the growth and development of … [More]

Law Firm Selects New Phoenix Office Managing Partner

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced today that Jason Wood has been named managing partner of the Phoenix office, effective November 1, 2022. Wood is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group and most recently served as its Arizona chair for five years until passing responsibilities to partner Eric Wanner this summer. As chair, Wood nearly doubled the … [More]

Commercial Real Estate Group Brings In Senior Development Manager for Ongoing Arizona Projects

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IndiCap, a boutique commercial real estate company specializing in industrial investment and development in the Arizona and Nevada sectors, announced Geovanni Villalta, an accomplished professional with more than 20 years in the construction industry, has joined the IndiCap team as a senior development manager. Villalta is highly proficient in construction management, … [More]

Stress-Reducing Wearable Devices Tech Co. Names New President

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TouchPoint Solution, Inc., a leading global provider of stress-reducing wearable devices, announced that it has named Adrienne Stevens as its President. Vicki Mayo, a serial entrepreneur who has been leading the organization as Chief Executive Officer since she founded the company in 2016 with her breakthrough neuroscientific wearables, will continue to support company … [More]

New President Named for South Mountain Community College

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After a nationwide search, the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and South Mountain Community College (SMCC) are pleased to announce Dr. Richard C. Daniel as the next President of SMCC. Dr. Daniel will replace Interim President Dr. Janet Ortega, who assumed the interim role on August 12, 2022, after the retirement of Dr. Shari Olson. “I am honored and … [More]

Chandler-Based Dog Daycare Co. Announces Senior Leadership Team, Continues Expansion

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Dogs 24/7 announced the appointment of its Parent Company Leadership Team. "As we continue to expand outside the Phoenix-Metro market, our Senior Leadership Team has vast experience with any and all scenarios to help and guide future acquisitions toward strategic success." Says Stephen Biles, Founder & President of Dogs 24/7 LLC. "Joe, Hannah, Madison, Carlos, Erica and … [More]

Charitable Trust Appoints Steve Zabilski as Successor CEO, Expands Board of Trustees

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The Board of Trustees of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has named Steve Zabilski as its President and CEO effective April 1, 2023; the Board has also appointed three new Trustees: Lori Higuera, Assistant General Counsel–Employment, Freeport-McMoRan; Paul Mulligan, President and CEO, Catholic Charities Community Services; and Ed Zuercher, former Phoenix City Manager and … [More]

Tech Veterans Join Nextiva Board of Directors

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Nextiva announced that Alan Black, former CFO of Zendesk and founder of Surfspray Capital, and Robert (Bob) Beauchamp, former chairman and CEO of BMC Software, have been appointed to the company’s board of directors. The new board members bring decades of financial and enterprise software leadership to their roles at Nextiva. “As we look to build the future of business … [More]

Make-A-Wish Announces the Appointment of New President and CEO

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Make-A-Wish America announced that the board of directors has appointed Leslie Motter as the organization's new president and CEO, as current President and CEO Richard Davis steps down to begin his retirement. Richard joined Make-A-Wish in January 2019. During his term as president and CEO, he positioned the organization through business transformation strategies … [More]

St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix Announces New CEO

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix Diocesan Council (SVdP) is pleased to announce Shannon Clancy as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Phoenix native, Shannon is the first female CEO for the Arizona nonprofit in its 76-year history and will assume leadership on Oct. 1. Shannon steps into the role after nearly 20 years of dedication to SVdP’s mission, which offers … [More]

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