Avnet Names Gallagher as Interim CEO, Amelio Steps Down


Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced that William J. (“Bill”) Amelio is moving on from his role as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Avnet Board of Directors. Rodney C. Adkins, Chairman of the Board, said, “Bill has been a great asset since joining Avnet’s Board of Directors in 2014 and for the past four years as … [More]

Phoenix Attorney Authors First Book to Examine Laws Governing Psychedelic Substances

Mike Hunter

On the verge of a pop culture tipping point, Psychedelica Lex now serves as the preeminent legal manual for individuals and organizations with a vested or growing interest in psychedelics and entheogens. Authored by Gary Smith, a Phoenix-based attorney and a veteran cannabis attorney and general counsel to the nation's oldest non-Native American peyote church, … [More]

Joint Venture Will Build and Operate 40-Bed Hospital in Gilbert

Mike Hunter

Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Dignity Health announced a joint venture to build and operate their second inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the Phoenix market. Kindred and Dignity Community Care opened Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Chandler, Arizona, in 2016. To serve the growing need for inpatient rehabilitation services in Phoenix, Kindred … [More]

Tech Best Practices Co. Formed to Address Critical Customer Challenges, Headquartered in Arizona


GMI (Global Market Innovators), one of the largest women- and minority-owned Information Technology Solutions companies in the United States, officially launched. GMI, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, was formed by industry leaders General Microsystems Inc., nVision Networking, Inc., and Extreme Integration who merged to combine their expertise, leadership, and … [More]

WEBINARS – Aug 4 and 7: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Rick McCartney

  UPCOMING SESSIONS   We're happy to announce Boot Camp sessions have been extended through the end of August! Please note, webinars will now be held twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here.     SESSION 66: TUESDAY - August 4 | 9:00 AM Converting Your Offline … [More]

CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines; COVID-Positive Employees May Return to Work Sooner

by Otto W. Immel and Brenna M. Wildt, Quarles & Brady LLP

In a little-noticed recent health advisory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance regarding the discontinuation of home isolation for persons with COVID-19. These subtly-revised guidelines are notable for employers, as the CDC’s return-to-work guidance incorporates its recommendations on the discontinuation of home isolation. As a result, the … [More]

Scottsdale Medical Services Co. Announces Formation of Clinical Advisory Board in Response to COVID-19

Matrix Medical Network

Matrix Medical Network has formed a strategic committee of trusted clinical advisors that includes distinguished industry experts whose focus will be to guide the strategy and clinical practices of Matrix’s COVID-19 support programs. Working closely with the Matrix leadership team, the advisory board will provide insights that support and advance the services Matrix provides to … [More]

Is Market Concentration Leading to Fewer Startups in the U.S. Economy?

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Many economists, market analysts, and antitrust hawks claim increased market concentration over the past 30 years has stifled new business creation, leaving the U.S. economy with fewer start-ups and economic vitality. But a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, shows … [More]