Amy Webb named Volunteer of the Year

Norris Design announced landscape designer Amy Webb was  named the 2019 Volunteer of the Year for the Arizona American Society of Landscape Architects.

Recognizing an individual who makes notable contributions to or on behalf of the Society, Webb said the Volunteer of the Year Award doesn’t mark the end of her volunteer work, but the beginning. As a veteran Arizona ASLA member, Webb has been involved since she was a student at the University of Arizona and focuses her professional membership efforts towards establishing more opportunities for students and professionals to interact, teach and learn.

Shanelle Schmitz named Pro Bono Attorney of the Month

Zack & Schmitz, P.L.C. announced that attorney Shanelle Schmitz was selected by the Southern Arizona Legal Aid’s Volunteer Lawyers Program as the Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney recipient for April. Of the 546 attorneys who volunteer during the year, only twelve are recognized annually for their dedication to access to justice. This award recognizes extraordinary contributions by an attorney in making legal services available to the community who otherwise could not afford them. 

Schmitz is a 2010 University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law graduate and became a partner in Zack & Schmitz, PLC in 2017. 

Amélie Messingham recognized as Rising Star

Snell & Wilmer attorney Amélie Bredas Messingham was selected for inclusion in the 2019 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Messingham, concentrates her practice in commercial finance and real estate. She regularly represents financial institutions on a wide range of matters, including real estate secured lending transactions, construction loans, hotel loans, loan sales and loan restructures and workouts. She has significant experience providing legal services with respect to commercial real estate acquisition matters. 

Alan F. Willenbrock accepted into director program

Morgan Stanley announced that Alan F. Willenbrock, CFA, a Financial Advisor in the firm’s Tucson office, has been accepted into the firm’s Alternative Investments Director Program. The program was developed for financial advisors and private wealth advisors with a minimum of five years relevant experience in alternative investments, meet the minimum criteria requirements and have significantly incorporated alternative investments into their practice.

Willenbrock has been an investment professional for more than 25 years. He is a Vice president, senior portfolio manager, alternative investments director and financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.