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Black-Owned Consulting Firm Thinkzilla Celebrates 11 Years of Advancing Racial Equity and Economic Opportunity
PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the past 11 years, CEO Dr. Velma Trayham and her team at Thinkzilla Consulting have been addressing inequality by building and managing programs with the support of public and private partnerships, advancing economic opportunities across diverse and underserved U.S. communities. In addition to the many holidays this month, Dr. Trayham and Thinkzilla, one of the fastest-growing consulting firms in the country, have a lot to celebrate.
Edupoint Educational Systems Recognizes Seven Partner Districts in its 4th Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Program
MESA, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced the honorees of the 2023 Synergy Achievement Awards program. The company paid tribute to seven districts earlier this month at its annual Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards program celebrates partner districts that use the Synergy platform creatively to solve a problem, improve a process, or positively impact student learning.
MESA, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced that Wyoming Public Schools (WPS) has been selected as the recipient of the company's eighth annual Partner for Life Award. Edupoint Founder and CEO Bob Weathers presented the award to Deb Sellers, Data/Training Specialist for WPS, on Nov. 2 at the 2023 Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida.
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Nov. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the holiday season, Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek is transforming into a magical winter wonderland, slated to open the day after Thanksgiving. Christmas at Schnepf Farms spans more than 30 acres of the east valley farm and is filled with lights and more than 40 holiday-themed attractions to delight the entire family.
The Black Chamber of Arizona Leads Advisory Board Growth of Impact AZ 2025, Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Readiness Program
PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding its advisory board and impact statewide, IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for diverse business owners, is maximizing its growth strategy under the leadership of the Black Chamber of Arizona, Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced Bank of America is its newest supporter for IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black owned businesses. Other sponsors include the City of Scottsdale, APS, SRP and VIA West Group as well as title sponsor JPMorgan Chase & Co.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a national nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to economic mobility for systemically underserved minority entrepreneurs, proudly announced that it will award $30,000 in grants to local Black-owned small businesses through Elevate Together® powered by Round It Up America® to accelerate their growth and prosperity.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Discover new opportunities for your business or career growth at the Empowering Women Symposium hosted by the Office of Asian Pacific American Advocates Greater Phoenix Chapter (OCA-GPC) on Friday, September 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Indigenous Cultural Center at Scottsdale Community College.
Arizona’s Largest Business Accelerator Program Hosted Successful Supplier Diversity Matchmaking Event Powered by JPMorgan Chase
PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fostering new connections and diverse business growth, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has helped more than 8,000 diverse entrepreneurs across the country, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. hosted a Supplier Diversity Matchmaking event on Aug. 7 in support of IMPACT AZ 2025.
Author Safiya Andrews Announces Her Latest Book, ‘The Awkward Art of Being: Turn Your Awkward Into Your Awesome!’
PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safiya Andrews, an Arizona-based author, today announced the release of her latest book "The Awkward Art of Being: Turn Your Awkward Into Your Awesome!" (ISBN: 979-8988421801). Her captivating guidebook takes readers on a transformative journey through the intricacies of social interaction, embracing the beauty of awkwardness and empowering individuals to navigate the world with confidence and authenticity.
PHOENIX, Ariz., July 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calling all astrophiles! If you are a lover of all things celestial, Clear Sky Resorts near the Grand Canyon has some exciting news for you. We are now offering night sky tours guided by an experienced local astronomer and local storyteller.
Leading Nonprofit, Millionaire Mastermind Academy, to Host Diversity in Finance Economic Empowerment Fireside Chat, July 17
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 17, 2023, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to opportunity for underrepresented businesses, will host an economic empowerment "Diversity in Finance" Fireside Chat. The virtual event is part of an ongoing program and is sponsored by Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation's longest-continuously operating Black-owned investment firm.
Sedona Lago Gardens, a new Community Empowering Neurodiversity, launches an innovative Free Summer Webinar Series Exploring ‘Relationships on the Spectrum,’ ‘Independent...
SEDONA, Ariz., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sedona Lago Gardens is excited to announce the opening of a new residential community for young adults with neurodiversity, like autism. Sedona Lago will showcase their innovative approach in a free Summer webinar series exploring "Relationships on the Spectrum," "Independent Living Life Skills," and "Launching Careers."
Dr. Velma Trayham, CEO of Thinkzilla, Joins over 2,400 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 2,400 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Dr. Velma Trayham is committing herself and Thinkzilla to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
IMPACT AZ 2025 Kicks Off Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Readiness Program with More Than 50 Black-owned Businesses
PHOENIX, Ariz., April 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Setting the stage for dramatic change among Black-owned Arizona businesses, IMPACT AZ 2025 is kicking off its supplier diversity readiness program to close the racial wealth gap for business owners through a three-year supplier diversity readiness program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
Growth Partners Arizona Expands Small Business and Nonprofit Loans to More Statewide Communities and Organizations
TUCSON, Ariz., March 28, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding to serve more businesses and communities across Arizona, Growth Partners Arizona (GPAz) is in growth mode: Thinkzilla Consulting Group Announced today The organization recently hired a new Executive Director to lead the expansion of lending programs for nonprofits and small businesses in Arizona.
Spring 2023 Early Opening Announced by One of America’s Most Unique Places to Stay – Clear Sky Resorts Grand Canyon
PHOENIX, Ariz., March 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clear Sky Resorts announces an early April 27 opening of their one-of-a-kind resort near Grand Canyon National Park. Clear Sky Resorts delivers a unique hospitality experience with luxurious Sky Domes, perfect for nighttime stargazing and lots of fun activities for the whole family.
IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative
PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACE Home Services, a leading provider of HVAC and plumbing services in the Phoenix metropolitan area, is proud to announce its fourth annual air conditioning unit giveaway. This year, the company has chosen to honor the hard work and dedication of local community member, Sandra Saldana, by providing her with a brand new A/C unit, valued up to $10,000.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Phoenix hotels and resorts prepare for the influx of guests attending the Professional Football Championship Game in February, fashion-conscious visitors who love football are sure to get excited about Soul Carrier's new football leather handbag collection.