Feedback: June 2019

Angela Garmon, Debbie Hann, Kristen Merrifield

Among the many services you provide your members, what are you doing to inform them about — and help them connect with appropriate expertise to address — changes in laws, regulations and public movements that businesses need to be aware of from a legal standpoint? Angela Garmon President National Association of Women Business Owners – Phoenix Sector: Economic … [More]

Feedback: May 2019

by Paul D. Engler; Andy Federhar; Jennifer Ward, Esq.

Phoenix’s economy has fostered and sustained growth in the housing sector (see our cover story on page 24); how has it impacted your company and how have you responded to it?  Paul D. Engler  Executive Vice President and Chief Real Estate Officer Alliance Bank of Arizona Sector: Banking Since the depth of the recession, Phoenix has seen steady recovery. According to John … [More]

Feedback: April 2019

by Scott Elser, Mary Lyn Hammer, Teresa Snyder-Lamberger

What is the most effective or best-received wellness program you have offered your employees? Scott Elser CEO Digital Current Sector: Marketing and Advertising  We use an incentive-based program where employees who opt-in can earn additional PTO for participating in monthly challenges and bonus activities.  The monthly challenges are designed to promote wellness with … [More]

Feedback: March 2019

by Jeff Kirke, Renee Parsons, Randy Rusing

Question: What inspired you to create a nonprofit arm or affiliate of your business, and what was the biggest challenge you overcame? Jeff Kirke Vice President Holmes Murphy Sector: Employee Benefits At Holmes Murphy, we aren’t strangers to charitable giving and strategic philanthropy. Prior to establishing the Holmes Murphy Foundation, we were contributing more than … [More]

Feedback: February 2019

by Mike Brown, Beth Gross, Leonardo Loo

Question: What programs and training does your company offer to move employees into, or advance them in, leadership and management roles? Mike Brown  Arizona Regional President Washington Federal Sector: Banking Washington Federal has an internal motto: Love what you do; make a difference. This motto informs our approach to learning and development. We start with a … [More]