The annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards brought Southern Arizona’s best and brightest doctors, nurses, trainers and healers under one roof to celebrate their career-long achievements.

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For many doctors, simply curing their patients’ physical ailments is work enough. But for one local healthcare professional, this is only part of the process. Dr. Bennet E. Davis, director of the pain recovery program at Sierra Tucson, won the award for Outstanding Pain Management at Tucson …

Tucson Local Media is excited to bring you the fifth annual Influential Health and Medical Awards to recognize the outstanding leaders in the medical field on Wednesday, June 12, at the Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel.

Every day, Dr. Sheldon Marks, founder of the International Center for Vasectomy Reversal, receives pictures of babies from his patients. The small mementos serve as confirmation of a successful career and business dedicated to a single task. 

LeAnn Richards put herself through college and had a dream of becoming a teacher. But when her in-laws (who owned two McDonald’s restaurants in Southern Arizona) decided to retire, she quit her new teaching job and decided to take the reins.

Money can run tight when you’re still getting your business off the ground and growing your customer base. Prior to my career at Cox Communications, I ran a family business and learned a lot about finances and how to make the most of funds. Additionally, our Cox Business teams work directly …

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting recent deve…

Nearly 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson supported legislation that supported the creation of community health centers across the nation, with El Rio Community Health Center being one of the first.  A successful partnership between various westside neighborhoods and the University of Ar…

New buildings seem to be popping up all over the place downtown, and today construction started on the new Tucson Convention Center Hotel: A DoubleTree by Hilton. 

Students at Ironwood Ridge High School have the unique opportunity to work at Nighthawk Biotechnology, Inc. The company tackles real-world science, teaches students about the biotech industry and even offers university and career connections. 

With more than 25,000 employees, Tucson is eight times more concentrated in the aerospace industry as compared to other metropolitan areas in the country. Last year alone, the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base contributed an impact of $1.5 billion to the overall Tucson economy. 

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting recent deve…

My mom owned a shop that carried greeting cards, balloons and flowers in Tucson at Fort Lowell and Campbell for six years. I helped by managing the accounts receivable and payable, as well as making balloon deliveries across our great city. My main takeaway, and this statement will come as a…

We all know the familiar feeling of exhaustion after a long, unproductive meeting about something that could have been said in an email. As a leader in your company, it’s important to be respectful of your employees’ time so they are not swamped with work after a day full of meetings. Follow…

The summer in Tucson can be a slow time for local businesses as many in the community escape the heat. However, the slow-down of the season can be an ideal time to do something new to grow your business. Local First Arizona has partnered with BRINK creative group on an exciting new venture l…

In 1744, that old contrarian Mary used silver bells and cockle shells to make her garden grow. Some 275 years later, it’s Chef Ken Harvey who’s transposing that cadence to aquaponics and hydroponics for gardening success.

Rep. Kristen Engel is a Democrat in her second term representing central Tucson in the Arizona House of Representatives. The UA law professor recently appeared on Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel, a weekly radio show that airs at 4 p.m. Sundays on KXCI community radio, 91.3 FM. This Q&A ha…

Ina is open. These words alone are enough to excite residents and businesses of northwest Tucson. For more than two years, from February 2017 to last Tuesday, April 16, access from Interstate 10 to West Ina Road was closed for construction. While Ina Road itself was never completely shut dow…

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting recent deve…

Hiring a team with diverse backgrounds is essential to foster creativity and innovation, even more important is to reflect the communities that you serve. Cox celebrates the diversity in our company many ways such as our employee driven Diversity Council, highlighting the impact many Latino …

Practicing sustainability in your company can yield higher profits, a stronger connection to consumers and more engaged employees. Studies show that employees are far more engaged when their employers allow them an opportunity to make a positive difference. Sustainably programs in the workpl…

International Women’s Day was recently upon us and we celebrated Women’s History Month with tributes all over, including Tucson Local Media and Inside Tucson Business’ own signature event, the Women of Influence Awards. Hats off to the 210 nominees, 58 finalists and top 20 cohort of 2019 sel…

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting recent deve…

Two years after work began, relief is on the horizon for commuters in northwest Tucson. Interstate-10 at West Ina Road will re-open next week.

The Tucson Mall will soon be home to a 14,000-square-foot arts and cultural maker space and performance center after the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance opens its CATALYST space this summer.

After 15 years of working in the food industry, Hub Restaurant and Ice Creamery General Manager Alex Zepeda knows just how hard the job can be. And she said that while restaurants across the state have had to adjust to the recent increases in Arizona’s minimum wage, the change was long overdue.  

With a major research university right in our back yard, a strong military presence and innovative companies spread throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting rec…

No one enjoys sitting through dozens of dull PowerPoint slides. Part of being a successful business leader entails delivering powerful business presentations to potential clients and colleagues. Follow these steps to engage with your audience and deliver a memorable business presentation eve…

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-CD1) represents a sprawling district that includes Oro Valley and Marana, Pinal County, Eastern Arizona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Navajo and Hopi reservations. He recently appeared on the radio program Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel, which airs Sunday after…

Tucson Police Department Officer Sarah Haught’s goals are so crucial, she received the Public Service Champion award at the 2019 Women of Influence celebration while still in the process of completing them. While onstage receiving her award, she thanked her friends, family and God, and promi…

The Making Action Possible Dashboard launched in 2014 with the mission to measurably improve Southern Arizona through data driven collective civic action and education. The MAP was formed through a unique partnership between the University of Arizona, Community Foundation for Southern Arizon…

Email scams, financial fraud, computer hacking, online identity theft and information piracy can be nightmares for business owners. As technology continues to evolve, cyber threats grow in sophistication and complexity, and have the power to destroy a company’s finances and reputation. 

The UA's Eller College of Management is a household name across Arizona, and its namesake Karl Eller is remembered by many after his passing on Sunday, March 10.