Hines hires Robert Trujillo as managing director, Jim Bulsiewicz as development associate

Hines, an international real estate firm, has hired Robert Trujillo as a managing director and Jim Bulsiewicz as a development associate. Mr. Trujillo will expand Hines’ multifamily development business in Arizona and Colorado. He brings more than 21 years of experience in real estate development in major markets on the East Coast, according  to a […]

Representative Syms commends enactment of Pam’s Law

Arizona Representative and Paradise Valley resident Maria Syms applauds the enactment of Pam’s Law, new legislation that aims to hold high-risk drivers accountable. Pam’s Law, HB 2522, closes a loophole in Arizona law that prevented prosecutors from being able to file felony charges against a man driving on a suspended license after he ran a […]

Ridesharing firm for senior living, health care markets selects business development director 

Envoy America, a comprehensive ridesharing program that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors and patients announced that Tiffany Wright has joined the company’s team as director of business development.  Ms. Wright, who is based in Phoenix, will lead Envoy America’s business development strategy to grow the company’s market share in the senior living, health care […]

ASU business school honors Gore executive for ‘innate capabilities, presence’

Terri Kelly, who has worked for the global materials science company perhaps best known for its GORE-TEX fabrics products, will be awarded the 2018 Executive of the Year Award by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business.  The award honors business leaders who have created and sustained superior organization performance and whose presence exemplifies a model for […]

National fraternity honors local bank executive for achievements

Mary Holman has received Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women’s Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award in honor of her professional achievements. Ms. Holman serves as executive vice president, director of private banking, for the National Bank of Arizona where she is responsible for new client acquisition, strengthening current client acquisitions and developing a team of […]

Valley Leadership looks for next cohort of impact-makers

Valley Leadership has opened applications for the 40th class of flagship program Valley Leadership Institute, and Valley Leadership Accelerate, which is in its fourth year. VLI will dive deeper into the most pressing issues facing Arizona and empower participants to have a meaningful impact on those issues, according to a press release. Each year, approximately […]

Nurse Wendy Otten named to motorcycle safety board of directors

Nurse Wendy Otten was recently named to the executive board of directors of the Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation that aims to reduce motorcycle crashes and fatalities, according to a press release. Ms. Otten, the trauma program manager for Trauma Services at Dignity Health’s Chandler Regional Medical Center, addresses how motorcycle and safe, undistracted […]

Phoenix Conservatory of Music programs receive federal accolades

As Phoenix’s arts community continues to grow and thrive, one of its own arts and education organizations has received national recognition of its programming for young people. The Phoenix Conservatory of Music was recognized with a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for after school arts and humanities programs, […]

Arizona Helping Hands provides beds, cribs to children in need

For the fifth consecutive year, local charity Arizona Helping Hands has set a new annual record for their service to Arizona’s children in foster care. As of Sept. 30, AHH has provided beds or cribs to 2,204 children, exceeding the 2016 total of 2,003 — with three months left in the year. In 2013, learning […]

AAED luncheon looks at local commercial real estate

The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s August luncheon will be centered on the commercial real estate outlook for 2018. The event is slated for 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2901 N. Seventh Street in Phoenix. Jim Rounds, president of Rounds Consulting Group, and Mark Singerman, vice president, regional director for the Rockefeller Group will provide their perspectives on the current condition of the Phoenix metro real estate market, and turn their eyes toward the coming year, according to a press release.