Chef Wendy Gauthier, owner of Chef Chic is the first female chef to win Iron Chef Tucson, alongside an all female team with Lizzy Peraza and Stacy Vernooy.

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Hughes Federal Credit Union’s Internal Audit Manager Tara Tocco received the 2019 Randy Manscill Excellence in Service Award from the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors at its recent annual meeting in Denver. Tocco was also elected to the organization’s board of directors.

Hervé Rousselle has been appointed to the position of Universal Avionics Regional Sales Manager for Europe. Based out of Lyon, France, Hervé is responsible for UA’s product sales and overall market growth in France, Luxemburg, Italy, Belgium, and French-speaking areas of Switzerland.

The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona elected local businessman Edmund Marquez as chair of its board of directors. The slate also included the election of Adriana Kong Romero as vice chair, Addie Liening as treasurer and Linda Drake as secretary. Michelle Trindade was appointed chair…

The Foothills Club of Tucson appointed Kirsten Polivchak to executive director. Polivchak has a passion for serving her community and has previously been the chairman of both the Tucson Alliance of Autism and the Autism Charity Classic Golf Tournament. 

Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital named Dr. Aaron Wilson as chief medical officer. Dr. Wilson also serves as chief medical officer for Sierra Tucson, a residential treatment center in addiction and behavioral healthcare. Acadia Healthcare, operator of 586 behavioral facilities in 40 states, …

Amy Mainzer, one of the world’s leading scientists in asteroid detection and planetary defense, will join the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory as a professor of planetary sciences this fall. Mainzer comes to the UA from the Science Division at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labora…

Formerly with Dabdoub Commercial, Jose Dabdoub joined Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, bringing over ten years of experience working in the Arizona-Sonora region. As a bilingual and bicultural real estate professional, Dabdoub has a deep understanding of the cultures, the people and the inve…