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Arizona Commerce Authority seeks input for promotional campaign

The Phoenix-based Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) recently launched a grassroots statewide project to craft a fresh, unified message to promote Arizona development and tourism, nurture civic pride and engage public participation.

APS teams with Phoenix Suns to offer Arizona schools STEM grants

Applications for grants of up to $2,500 each will be accepted through Oct. 7.

Mohave Electric's J. Tyler Carlson recognized with national service award

Mohave Electric Cooperative CEO J. Tyler Carlson will receive the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) 2015 Paul Revere Award, a national service award, it was announced Monday in Bullhead City, Arizona.

PrimeLending welcomes Dan Yribar as Tucson branch manager

Residential mortgage lender PrimeLending announced Monday that Dan Yribar has joined the firm as manager for the company’s first full-service Tucson branch, expanding its presence in southern Arizona.

Scott Harward wins exclusive spot on Phoenix Magazine’s Five Star List

Scott Harward, of Arizona Mortgage Specialists, Inc., is featured in a special section of the October issue of Phoenix Magazine as a 2015 Five Star Mortgage Professional award winner.

Natural Grocers to launch second Tucson store Sept. 8

Natural Grocers will distribute gift cards to the first 60 customers at its newest Arizona store’s grand opening at 6320 N. Oracle Road in Tucson at 7:55 a.m. Sept. 8.

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce names 11 finalists for ATHENA Award

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce announced 11 finalists for its prestigious ATHENA Awards, three of whom will be selected as recipients at the chamber’s 28th annual ceremony in October.

International Star opens Arizona office in Tucson to oversee gold mining

Emergent mining company International Star, Inc. has opened an office in Tucson to meet with local mining contractors, arrange potential investor site visits and develop investor relations, the firm announced Wednesday.

Blue Global sets goals that serve lenders and partners

Blue Global, established in Scottsdale in 2006, articulated its overall vision Thursday as it nears its first full decade of industry leadership in the loan marketplace, banking on its unique alternative approach and values.

Cash flow management firm CFM recognized by Inc. magazine

CFM, a cash automation software provider for the financial industry, is considered one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States by Inc. magazine, the firm recently announced from its base in Chandler.

Arizona's ClearDATA names Steve Crusenberry as SVP of Products

Veteran cloud computing executive Steve Crusenberry has joined ClearDATA as senior vice president of products, the company announced Wednesday from Phoenix.

PAC Worldwide to build manufacturing facility in Phoenix

PAC Worldwide Corp., a manufacturer of flexible protective packaging based near Seattle, expects to create 50 jobs with the opening of a second manufacturing plant in Phoenix.

Prism Global Marketing Solutions sponsors 2015 Marketing Technology Summit

Arizona-based Prism Global Marketing Solutions, a strategy and services inbound marketing provider, revealed today in Phoenix that it will sponsor the seventh annual Marketing Technology Summit this Thursday, Aug. 20, at ASU SkySong.

National Asset Services sells Tempe student housing property

National Asset Services (NAS), which assumed management of college student housing property Gateway at Tempe five years ago, has sold the asset to an undisclosed purchaser from among multiple bidders, it announced Tuesday from Tempe.

Missile Defense Agency grants Raytheon high-tech vehicle concept contract

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a $9.78-million contract for a Multi-Object Kill Vehicle concept capable of neutralizing a threat complex via advanced sensor technology, Raytheon announced Friday in Tucson.

BusinessLoansToday supports start-ups with alternative loan service

BusinessLoansToday, an online lending company founded in Dec. 2014 by Chris Kay, offers start-ups much-needed capital to launch their enterprises via an alternative funding program to assist business owners who may lack traditional financial credentials.

Arizona Commerce Authority launches statewide promotion initiative

In a grassroots effort to engage business and community leaders along with citizens, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced a statewide promotion Thursday from Phoenix aimed at enhancing Arizona economic development, tourism and civic pride.

ITEC releases mine permitting updates for Arizona’s WPE Gold Project

Intertech Solutions, Inc. (ITEC) released an update Friday from its Scottsdale headquarters regarding its mining operation at the WPE Gold Project, advising shareholders of production and operational permitting progress at the site near Quartzite.

Mesa-based Acme Lift secures $40 million in capital-growth financing

New York City investment bank G.C. Andersen Partners said on Thursday that it has secured $40 million in financing for MacKinnon Skye Holdings, an affiliate of Acme Lift Co., both based in Mesa. MacKinnon Skye is a financing vehicle created to provide Acme with access to capital for fueling future growth.

Banner Health welcomes Alexandra Morehouse as senior VP, chief marketing officer

Alexandra Morehouse will become Banner Health’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer effective Aug. 31, the company announced Wednesday from its Phoenix headquarters — bringing the firm special expertise in building media-driven consumer preference and demand.

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