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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joel Canchola

How old are you? 40 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? My entire life What city do you currently reside in? Goodyear Why did you decide to stay in here? Arizona has been a great state to grow up in. Over the years, I have seen our communities grow together into one major […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: William Price...

How old are you? 40 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? It will be three years in June 2021. What city do you currently reside in? Phoenix Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? I’m from Omaha, Nebraska. After earning my master’s degree in architecture from the […]

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Meet RevolutionParts: Automotive parts e-commerce disruptor...

A conversation with CEO & Co-Founder Ibrahim Mesbah  Tell us about your company: Ibrahim Mesbah: RevolutionParts helps automotive dealers maximize online OEM parts sales with powerful and user-friendly e-commerce solutions. What city in Arizona is your company located in? Mesbah: Phoenix How did your company get started? Mesbah: In 2013, I started helping a friend who was the parts manager […]

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Meet BioLab Sciences: Regenerative medicine company in...

A conversation with Director of Strategic Partnerships Sandy Smith  Tell us about your company: Sandy Smith: BioLab Sciences is a regenerative medicine company focused on creating new ways to heal the body. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, BioLab Sciences is uncovering better ways to address orthopedic injuries, wound care, pain management, aesthetic medicine, respiratory ailments, cardiovascular indications, ophthalmic issues, […]

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Regional Report: Planes & Cranes

Airport expansion has continued in Greater Phoenix even during the coronavirus pandemic. As vaccine distribution ramps up, aviation leaders joined our latest ‘Regional Report’ to discuss ongoing infrastructure projects and expanded flight service, the impact of COVID-19 on operations and optimism for the industry that has suffered over the past year. Panelists included: Andrea Goodpasture, […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Brittney Fulop

How old are you?  21 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  13 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler   Did you grow up in Arizona?  Yes   Why did you decide to stay in here?  School, weather, convenience  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Chicago, […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Rick Dircks

How old are you? 61 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 42 years What city do you currently reside in? Chandler Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? Minneapolis – I came to go to ASU and get out of […]

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Ambassador Event: ‘Maximizing Your PPP Loan’

Through May 31, small businesses can again apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered by the Small Business Administration. No sector has been more impacted by the effects of COVID-19 than small business, which is the backbone of Arizona’s economy. For context, the nearly 600,000 small businesses across the state make up 99.4% of […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jami Mei

How old are you?  31  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Five years  What city do you currently reside in?  Peoria  Did you grow up in Arizona?  No  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I am originally from Mississippi and was stationed near Seattle, WA when I […]

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Three AAED members named top 50 economic developers...

February 12, 2021

PHOENIX (Feb. 12, 2021) – The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced three of its members have been named to the 2021 North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect, a service for educational and networking events for economic developers and site selectors. Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix […]

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