Hunter Contracting names English president of operations

Hunter Contracting Co. has named Chuck English president. Mr. English will oversee Hunter’s day-to-day operations focusing on planning for success, aligning Hunter’s resources with project requirements, and developing future business opportunities. “I selected Chuck for his understanding of three things: familiarity of clients and market conditions in Phoenix and Tucson, deep understanding of contract requirements, […]

Zeihen elected to Arizona Private Lender Association board

Industry leader Christine Zeihen, president and commercial mortgage broker at OPM Capital in Phoenix, has been elected to the board of directors of the Arizona Private Lender Association. APLA serves the needs of Arizona private money lenders who provide loans secured by real estate with funds from private sources, according to a press release. “It’s […]

Castle was named to Helping Hands for Single Moms Phoenix board

Jason Castle has been named to the Helping Hands for Single Moms Phoenix Board of Directors. “For much of my career, I’ve worked with children and families,” Mr. Castle, a family law attorney and partner at Jaburg Wilk, said in a prepared statement. “This is a non-profit that not only helps disadvantaged single mom pursue […]

TPV residents honored by AZ Commission on the Arts

Ten Pioneers of Advocacy from across the state will be honored with Shelley Awards for their dedicated work on behalf of arts and culture during the formative years of arts advocacy in Arizona that helped create the vibrant arts and culture environment we enjoy today, and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Arizona […]

Paradise Valley Shred-a-Thon returns on April 1

Shred-a-thon

The Paradise Valley Police Department and Paradise Valley Wealth Management will co-host their eighth semi-annual Shred-a-thon 8 a.m.noon on Saturday, April 1. The event will be held at the Paradise Valley Police Department, 6433 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley. Shredding is free, courtesy of Paradise Valley Wealth Management; however donations are encouraged and will benefit […]

Phoenix youth collects shoes to fight global poverty

A 12-year-old Phoenix youth collecting shoes to help the less fortunate is looking for help: Not just for shoe donations, but a place to store them. Jackson Ty Sriro has launched a drive to collect 25,000 pairs of new and gently used shoes to help the poor and is desperately looking for donated space to […]

Goldwater Institute decries Arizona minimum wage law

The Goldwater Institute filed a friend of the court brief in the case challenging the constitutionality of the minimum wage law Thursday, Jan. 12. Arizona voters last November approved a law mandating an increase in the minimum wage and new time-off benefits that was supposed to help “all Arizonans employed by any employer in Arizona.” […]

Freeman of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie named a top litigator of 2016

Susan Freeman of the Phoenix-based Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie law firm is listed in the Top 250 Women in Litigation 2016 by Benchmark Litigation, a definitive guide to the leading female litigators in the United States. This is the third time she has appeared in the national Top 250 Women in Litigation, according to a […]

Shick named Bashas’ Family of Stores communications director

Chandler-based Bashas’ Family of Stores, the family-owned grocer that operates Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods, Eddie’s Country Store, and both Bashas’ and Bashas’ Diné supermarkets, has appointed Ashley Shick as its director of communications and public affairs. A seasoned communications professional whose career has been rooted in media and public relations, strategic community partnerships, marketing […]

Williams elected as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Quinn Williams of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Only 1 percent of attorneys licensed to practice in each jurisdiction are eligible to become Fellows, which according to the ABF website, is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. Fellows […]