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]