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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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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Oscar Hernandez...

How old are you?  24  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  15 years What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  Did you grow up in Arizona?  Yes  Why did you decide to stay in here?  I became an American here. This is my home and this is where I envision continuing my career and building […]

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Regional Report: Healthcare & the economy

Greater Phoenix healthcare and economic leaders joined our first Regional Report of 2021 to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations and provide updates about our region’s hospital infrastructure, and share local and national economic insights. Welcoming remarks were presented by Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and chief clinical officer of WebPT. Panelists included: Dr. Cara Christ, director, Arizona Department of […]

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Meet Myriad at My Home Group: Phoenix-based real estate...

A conversation with CEO/REALTOR® Daniel Brown  Tell us about your company: Daniel Brown: Myriad at My Home Group is a boutique real estate team that assists people through one of the most important times in their lives, buying or selling a home. The experienced team of four, has been in business for seven years and has established a unique business model in the real […]

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Ambassador Event: How GPEC innovates to advance Greater...

Named the top economic development organization in the U.S. in 2020 by the International Economic Development Council, GPEC has remained on the cutting edge of the industry by advancing our AI-driven strategy and insights, data science capabilities, research and analytics portfolio, business development tactics, and integrated marketing and public relations efforts. Our ability to work […]

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Align Technology establishes new corporate headquarters...

January 20, 2021

San Jose, California campus becomes West Coast regional headquarters and new digital innovation center TEMPE January 20, 2021 – Align Technology, Inc. today announced that it established its new global corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, effective January 1, 2021. The company’s San Jose campus remains the hub for its global innovation, product, and marketing organization […]

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Meet GT Medical: Arizona-based medical device company

As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about GT Medical Technologies’ story from their President and CEO Matthew Likens.   What is your company mission? Matthew Likens: To improve the lives of patients with brain […]

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A story about opportunity: Phillip

I’m Phillip Pipkins, vice president, technology banking at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). I’m originally from Miami, Florida but I’ve lived in Arizona for the past 20 years. When I was deciding which college to attend, I had narrowed it down to two options, one of which was Arizona State University. After being accepted into both, […]

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