Inspiration can come in many forms. Even fictional when it comes to the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2022. “The woman leader who inspired me is Kathryn Janeway, the first female captain lead in a ‘Star Trek’ series, and played by Kate Mulgrew,” says Heather Skinner, vice president of global real estate at JP Morgan Chase and one of AZRE magazine’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate for 2022. “Captain Janeway is an authentic leader who isn’t afraid to make the hard decisions necessary to complete her mission: navigating the Delta Quadrant and safely bringing her crew home.”
During Women’s History Month, the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact announced the Women of Impact Awards as an annual effort to embrace and empower women researchers, innovators, and community organizers, who through their work at the university, are laying the groundwork for a brighter future.
InBusiness PHX At its annual awards luncheon, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today recognized Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority, as the 2022 Transformational Leader of the Year. The Transformational Leader Award is one of the Chamber’s highest honors, bestowed upon individuals from Arizona’s private and public sectors who have demonstrated transformational […]
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the expansion of the team with Jennifer Keenan in the position of Mentor-in-Residence. In this role, she will be working with UACI staff, Subject Matter Experts and current Mentor-In-Residence to support startups with an added focus of life sciences and emerging technologies. Jennifer […]
Phoenix Business Journal Joyce Mullen was looking forward to taking some time off after 21 years at Dell Technologies, but the break didn’t last long. “I had a plan to take off six months or a year, and then after about two months, my husband said, ‘This is not working for me, you have to […]
InBusiness PHX Mayor Kate Gallego and members of the Phoenix City Council have voted unanimously to make new funding available to companies interested in using a leading-edge technology to save water and protect the environment. The new ‘Blue Bank’ is a partnership between the city, the New Venture Fund’s BlueCommons project, and the Bonneville Environmental Foundation’s Business for […]
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement (CX) technology company, announced its co-founder and CEO Alexi Venneri has been named to the 2022 Phoenix Titan 100 list. Issued by Titan CEO, a premier group that brings CEOs together through private events and roundtables to foster business valuation, executive-level collaboration and networking, the Titan 100 program features Phoenix’s most […]
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.
Meet Jamie Neilson, director of operations for AZTC’s Southern Arizona Regional Office. In her four years of working for the Council, Jamie has become known for coordinating seamless events and creating strong relationships with members of the Tucson community. Her best kept secret? She has the hook up for your favorite Girl Scout cookies! In this month’s profile, we’re interviewing Jamie to learn more about her role.
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.