Meet Angelica Espinoza, the Arizona Technology Council’s bookkeeper. In her year of working for the Council, Angelica has become known for being family oriented, having great attention to detail and for being very good with numbers! Here’s your chance to find out more about Angelica and what led her to her role at the Council!
The Arizona Technology Council today announced Reetika Dhawan, vice president of Workforce Development and Career & Technical Education, Arizona Western College, has been added to its board of directors. Dhawan was elected unanimously to serve a three-year term at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held Oct. 27.
Meet Bianca Buliga, director of marketing + communications at the Arizona Technology Council. In her year of working for the Council, Bianca has become known for her editing eagle eye, sending out Council emails with the latest news and upcoming events and greeting members at Council events with a big smile. Here’s your chance to find out more about Bianca and what led her to her role at the Council!
Business technology leader Moruga Inc. has named Kelly Brake as Chief Operating Officer. Previously serving as Moruga Inc.’s Vice President of Operations, Brake brings more than two decades of senior management experience to the role, also serving in senior executive roles at Venicom and NetFusion Services. Brake was the co-founder and vice president of a highly successful network consulting firm, InLynx, where she forged its strategic vision and operational goals, managed IT procurement, and maintained critical vendor relationships.
Az Business and AZRE magazines honored the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2022 in front of a sold-out crowd Thursday, Aug. 25 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. “This year, we had nearly 2,000 women under consideration for this honor,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Amy Lindsey. “Every year, I read hundreds of nominations and continue to be overwhelmed by the talent of so many of Arizona’s women business leaders.
Law-enforcement technology company Axon Enterprise Inc. (Nasdaq: AXON) has named a new chief financial office, who will also fill the newly created position of chief business officer. Brittany Bagley, who will step into her new duties on Sept. 26, comes to the Scottsdale-based company from Sonos (Nasdaq: SONO), where she was also CFO since 2019 and had spent time as a board member. Before that, she worked at KKR & Co. in various positions, most recently managing director.
Salt River Project has named a new head of its water operations. Leslie Meyers, a veteran in Southwest regional water resources management, was named chief water executive and associate general manager of water resources for Tempe-based SRP, which provides power and water services to thousands of residents and businesses in and around the Valley.
Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona of 2022 including Karla Morales, vice president of the Arizona Technology Council. In celebration of the 11th anniversary of the Most Influential Women program, azbigmedia.com is profiling one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 each day leading up to the Most Influential Women of 2022 dinner and reception.
Tech Parks Arizona leader Carol Stewart has been promoted to Vice President at the University of Arizona. She advances the University of Arizona under the leadership of Senior Vice President of Research Innovation and Impact Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Cantwell. Stewart leads the UA Tech Park at Rita Road with her talented team of professionals that collectively have over 165 years of tech park experience and is developing the UA Tech Park at the Bridges. She is also president of the University of Arizona Center for Innovation, a technology business incubator network serving the University of Arizona, Tucson, and the international community.
Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce that Karla Morales has been appointed to the board of directors which oversees Tech Parks Arizona. Karla Morales serves as the vice president for the Arizona Tech Council (ATC) of the Southern Arizona Regional Office. Morales leads and oversees all operations and facets of the ATC Southern Arizona Regional office working to recruit, retain and support tech business in the Southern Arizona region. The Arizona Technology Council is the premier trade association for science and technology companies connecting and empowering 750+ businesses across the state of Arizona.