Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced it swept all National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Driver of the Year awards in the national category for the second year in a row. The four winning Republic employees demonstrate the Company’s commitment to safety and superior customer experience.
Emerge, the Scottsdale, Arizona technology company, has named Cameron Ramsdell as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Cameron will leverage his 20+ years of Freight industry experience to help build Emerge’s customer experience programs for Carriers and improve the company’s efficiency in operations. He brings in-depth knowledge using technology to enhance fleet performance. Cameron earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has selected Tiffany Hunter, Ph.D., as the new president of Paradise Valley Community College. Hunter, who will take over the job on July 18, will replace Paul Dale, who announced his retirement earlier this year after 12 years in the role and a career at PVCC that spanned more than a quarter century. Hunter was selected after a national search that ended up with three finalists being considered for the job.
Employment has been a hot topic in news cycles lately. With a jobless rate in Arizona that plunged to 3.3% in March, employers are trying all sorts of ways to draw the best candidates for openings that have arisen. And applicants seem to have their pick of jobs they feel are the best match for their skill sets. It turns out the situation presents an opportunity to level the playing field when it comes to both sides of the hiring equation.
Business leaders and entrepreneurs alike will be honored at the 63rd annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards set for May 7, sponsored by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Six awards will be presented, including the Advocate of the Year that has only been awarded twice in the event’s history.
While many people at this point in their career would be thinking about slowing down or even retirement, Guy Labine has done the opposite. Labine moved from Canada, with his wife, Michelle Tonner, a retired managing producer of a national news program back in Sudbury, Ontario, to take the job as president and CEO of the Arizona Science Center in March. Their four grown sons — the youngest is finishing college — stayed back in Canada.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Kurt M. VandenBussche, vice president for Technology Strategy and Innovation, Honeywell, and Ivonne May, portfolio director for the Advanced Air Dominance programs for the Advanced Technologies Mission Area, Raytheon Technologies, to its board of directors. VandenBussche and Ivonne were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held on April 28, 2022.
The Maricopa County Community College District has appointed Tammy Robinson, Ph.D., as the new president of Mesa Community College, following a nationwide executive search. She takes over the job on July 1.
One of the biggest international tech companies, with a large footprint the Phoenix area, is setting out to make its workforce more inclusive and diverse. Intel has a set an ambitious goal to increase the number of women in technical roles to 40%, as well as double the number of women and minorities in senior roles by 2030.
In today’s job market, it is more important than ever to offer a comprehensive benefits package to attract and retain top-tier technology talent. That’s why the Council partnered with Empower Retirement (formerly MassMutual) and UBS Institutional Consulting Group to offer member companies exclusive access to our 401(k) Multiple Employer Plan (MEP).