Scottsdale Plaza Resort announces passing of chairman John W. Dawson

It is with deepest sorrow we announce the passing of John W. Dawson. Mr. Dawson led a storied and accomplished life. John W. Dawson was chairman & CEO, and founder of The Dawson Companies, Ltd. in Scottsdale, Arizona and owner of The Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Mr. Dawson has been a real estate executive, builder, resort […]

Transwestern Commercial Services completes new Arizona headquarters

Transwestern Commercial Services recently announced it has completed the renovation of the 9,000-square-foot former Morton’s The Steakhouse space at the Esplanade in Phoenix into the company’s Arizona headquarters. Managing Director Mark Stratz, who took over as Phoenix managing director — city leader in January 2018, placed a high priority on creating a community-facing, open concept, […]

Abstract artist, PV resident Schifman shows work in Sedona

Describing his art as abstract impressionism, Paradise Valley resident Harold Schifman can also be called “abstract.” Leaving his mark on the business and art world, his portfolio is as solid as the red rocks in Sedona, where his impressionistic abstract paintings entitled, “Five Decades,” is displayed at Sedona City Hall through December, highlighting his evolution […]

Simonetti to lead School of Ballet Arizona

Ballet Arizona announced Maria Simonetti, longtime Studio Company rehearsal director, has assumed leadership of The School of Ballet Arizona as school director. Ms. Simonetti, who has been with Ballet Arizona’s Studio Company for 22 years, will focus her leadership on school management, curricular and faculty development and school productions, according to a press release. The […]

RED now underway with plans for $300M redevelopment of mixed-use destination

RED Development is now underway with plans to develop a $300 million mixed-use destination on the northwest corner of 44th Street and Camelback Road. The project will include a private NBA/WNBA training facility, boutique hotel, Class AA office buildings, self-storage facility and high-end shopping and dining, according to a press release. The Phoenix Suns and […]

Blythe Grace law firm adds Gregory W. Seibt as partner

Blythe Grace, 4040 E. Camelback Road, Suite 275 in Phoenix, has added Gregory W. Seibt to the firm as a partner. The law firm specializes in litigation, employment law, and corporate and limited liability company matters, according to a press release announcing Mr. Seibt’s legal experience. His expertise includes a range of commercial areas from […]

AI-powered Insurmi secures funding to modernize insurance marketplace

Insurmi, a conversational-AI powered customer engagement platform for insurance carriers, has secured an additional $1 million in funding to accelerate market expansion and grow the team at its headquarters in Phoenix. The round was led by Coplex with participation from a group of international investors and the Global Insurance Accelerator. After turning industry heads when […]

Schulman named CEO at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central, Northern AZ

Following a national search, Kerry Schulman, who has been the Chief Operations Officer at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona, has been named Chief Executive Officer by the RMHC-CNAZ board of directors. Ms. Schulman, a former McDonald’s owner-operator, began her new responsibilities on Sept. 23. A national search will be conducted for […]

Envoy America partners with Foundation for Senior Living

Phoenix-based Envoy America has announced a new partnership with the Foundation for Senior Living. Envoy America offers transportation, assistance and companionship services for seniors, the infirmed and disabled; while FSL is a non-profit provider of home and community-based health services and developed affordable energy-efficient housing, according to a press release. As partners, Envoy America will […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona hires 2 new directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona welcomes two new directors. Adrian Jamieson has joined the agency as director of development and Devin Del Palacio will take on the role of director of community outreach. Ms. Jamieson moved to Arizona in 2013 to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Administration at Arizona State University and […]

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