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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jihan Reksodiputro

What is your first and last name?  Jihan Reksodiputro How old are you?  20  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  14 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe  Why did you decide to stay here?  I decided to move back to Arizona because I loved the weather and Arizona State University […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Aly Halbakken

What is your first and last name?  Aly Halbakken How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I am originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I decided to move […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Pooja Sangha

What is your first and last name?   Pooja Sangha How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4.5 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes, I grew up in Flagstaff. Why’d you decide to stay? The diversity, natural beauty and food! […]

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Jodi James, Economic Development, Tempe, AZ

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jodi James

What is your first and last name?   Jodi James How old are you?  50 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Two years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I lived in Arizona as a baby girl while my […]

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Silicon Valley Bank today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe to grow its presence by more than 300 employees in the next three years.

Silicon Valley Bank expands in Arizona

November 12, 2019

TEMPE, AZ (November 12, 2019)—Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe that it will move into in Q1 2020 and aims to grow its presence by more […]

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Joey Figueroa says he loves living in Greater Phoenix because there is always something fun to do. From trying a new restaurant to watching a Phoenix Suns game, Greater Phoenix is always busy.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joseph Figueroa

What is your first and last name?   Joseph Figueroa How old are you?   23 What current city do you reside in?   Tempe Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay?   I couldn’t find another state that served decent Mexican food. What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?   […]

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Why'd you decide to stay in Greater Phoenix? Isaac Arce said he decided to stay for the wealth of opportunity in the state and low cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Isaac Arce

What is your first and last name?   Isaac Arce  How old are you?   24  What current city do you reside in?   Tempe  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   20 years     Why’d you decide to stay?   I decided to stay because of the wealth of opportunity within the state. The relatively low cost of […]

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CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will create 430 new jobs for their new Customer Experience Center opening in Tempe this December.

Fortune 500 retailer CarMax creating more than 400...

September 10, 2019

TEMPE, AZ (September 10, 2019) – CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will create 430 new jobs for their new Customer Experience Center opening in Tempe this December. The company is now hiring to fill the open positions at the contact center. Candidates can apply now at CarMaxPhoenix.com. “We’re proud that yet another Fortune […]

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Acronis announced the opening of its new office in Tempe which will feature a cutting-edge research and development office, as well as Acronis’ largest and fastest growing data center operations space.

Acronis set to grow Arizona workforce with investment...

July 8, 2019

Innovations in cyber protection, AI, machine learning and blockchain technologies will be the focus of the new research and development office TEMPE, AZ (July 8, 2019) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the opening of its new office in Tempe, Arizona. The new location features a cutting-edge research and development office, […]

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Wonolo matches businesses of all sizes, who have temporary or temp-to-hire positions with fully vetted, high-quality local workers available within minutes.

Choosing Greater Phoenix: Wonolo

A conversation with AJ Brustein, Wonolo’s co-founder and chief brand officer Tell us about your company: AJ Brustein: Wonolo, which stands for Work Now Locally, is the leading on-demand temporary staffing platform for blue-collar work. We match businesses of all sizes who have temporary or temp-to-hire positions with fully vetted, high-quality local workers that are available within minutes. The concept of work […]

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