News Ticker

Industry Professionals 06-09-17

Awards & Accolades

1. Coolidge Municipal Airport was named “Airport of the Year for 2017” by the Arizona Department of Transportation Multimodal Planning Division – Aeronautics Group at the 2017 Arizona Airports Association spring conference in Prescott in late May.

2. Phoenix Business Journal has named SEG Principal Ali Fakih one of its 40 Under 40 for 2017.


3. Dena M. Jones has been promoted to Director of Strategic Partnerships, Assistant Vice President at Fidelity National Title Agency.

4. Corey Mitchell is the new Senior Director for Hilton representing all brands under the Hilton umbrella. He is based in the Hilton Phoenix regional office.

5. Amr Ceran is the new Market Leader for EverWest Real Estate Partners in the Phoenix region.

6. David Peterson has been promoted to Senior VP, Operations, at McCarthy Building Companies.

7. Mark Guatney has been promoted by Ninyo & Moore to Principal Engineer, and Environmental Operations Manager for the company’s Arizona offices.


8. Alyssa Weeks has joined Small Giants as the photo and video specialist at the company’s two locations. She will provide creative assistance within the drone/photography, videography and graphic design departments.

9. The Southwest division of Graycor Construction Company has hired Rusty Martin as Project Executive. Martin is charged with providing high-level operations and expanded business development support.

10. VanTrust Real Estate has hired Dave Denley, LEED AP, as Director of Development Services.

11. Land use law firm Withey Morris has hired Benjamin Tate as a land use and zoning attorney.

12. A.R. Mays Construction has hired Brian McCleaf and Greg Mitchell as Project Superintendents. They will oversee subcontractor activity and safety in the field.

13. Frieda Jimenez has joined Clear Title Agency of Arizona as a Commercial Escrow Officer in the Phoenix office.


14. Susan Betts has announced her impending retirement from Bullhead City. Betts has held several positions with the city, including working in the Finance Department and serving as assistant city manager. Most recently, Betts has been Human Services Director.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.