Briefcase Briefs

 Jonathan J. Higuera

A raise in 2013

EDUCATION BRIEFS Women-owned businesses Second generation study Though not exactly on the level of the raise Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco received with his six-year, $120.6 million deal announced in March, civilian U.S. workers did see their pay go up slightly in 2012. According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers’ wages and salaries […]

 Jonathan J. Higuera

Second generation study

EDUCATION BRIEFS A raise in 2013 Women-owned businesses The immigration debate has certainly consumed many hours of thought and argument surrounding the contributions immigrants make to the country’s well-being. In fact, the pervasive focus on new immigrants may have stunted our consideration of how the children of immigrants fare and what they are bringing to […]

 Jonathan J. Higuera

Women-owned businesses

EDUCATION BRIEFS A raise in 2013 Second generation study A study, commissioned by Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) and the Women’s Business Enterprise Council-West, revealed that nearly half of women-owned businesses in Arizona conduct business on a national level, and that the great majority rely on personal loans and/or profits from the business to […]

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Tania Torres Marquez

WOMEN AT WORK Deanna Salazar Dee Emon Pearl Chang Esau Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D. Betsey Bayless Tania Torres Marquez is President and CEO of Torres Marquez Communications (TMC), an independent, Latina-owned marketing and public relations agency focused on today’s multi-cultural marketplace. Her agency clients are drawn from a variety of industries, including corporate, government and […]

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Betsey Bayless

WOMEN AT WORK Deanna Salazar Dee Emon Pearl Chang Esau Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D. Tania Torres Marquez As President and CEO of Maricopa Integrated Health System, Betsey Bayless leads the state’s only public hospital system, working with its independently elected five-member Board of Directors that represents the Maricopa County Special Health Care District. She is […]

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Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D.

WOMEN AT WORK Deanna Salazar Dee Emon Pearl Chang Esau Betsey Bayless Tania Torres Marquez Leads initiatives to enhance access and increase student success and builds the stature and recognition of the District, locally, nationally, and internationally.  Provides leadership to academic and student affairs; university relations and transfer; grants development; high school to college pathways […]

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Pearl Chang Esau

WOMEN AT WORK Deanna Salazar Dee Emon Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D. Betsey Bayless Tania Torres Marquez As President and CEO of Expect More Arizona, Pearl Chang Esau leads the organization in building a movement for world-class education in Arizona.   With a team focused on public awareness, grassroots mobilization and advocacy, Expect More Arizona is working […]

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Dee Emon

WOMEN AT WORK Deanna Salazar Pearl Chang Esau Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D. Betsey Bayless Tania Torres Marquez As Vice President of Patient Care Services, Dee is the senior executive responsible for the implementation of programs and services for the care of patients at Western.  Dee’s position has overall responsibility for assuring high quality, safe nursing […]

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Deanna Salazar

WOMEN AT WORK Dee Emon Pearl Chang Esau Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph. D. Betsey Bayless Tania Torres Marquez As Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), Deanna Salazar oversees the company’s Legal Division, which provides consulting services to the board of directors and other key executives. This division advises […]

 Jonathan J. Higuera

Phoenix a top choice for relocation

BRIEFCASE BRIEFS Federal contracts made more accessible to WOSBs “AZ Earn to Learn” at state universities The daily drumbeat of not-so-positive news emanating from our state and city may lead some of us to forget the virtues of living in this Sun Belt city, but those virtues are certainly on the minds of many who […]

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