Whitney Yates Woods is the dealer principal and president at Yates Buick GMC, a family-owned and -operated Buick GMC in Goodyear. Yates Buick GMC has been in operation for 38 years, with Yates Woods taking over the family business just recently.
Jason Richardson is the CEO and founder of Bad Birdie, a modern-day golf apparel brand. The Scottsdale-based brand recently opened a shop at Kierland Commons and is set to launch new leisurewear products.
Tamala McBath is the brand new CEO of Dress for Success Phoenix. The nonprofit sets out to to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to thrive in work and in life.
Ken Peterson is the vice president of Sales & Marketing at Shea Homes Arizona, a position he has held for 25 years. “It’s great to help people fulfill their dream of owning a new home.”
Arizona’s mixology scene is filled with premiere bartending talents and spirit mixers who have managed to draft up some of the state’s most memorable drinks. Pour one out and get to know these fab Arizona mixologists.
Sean Lieb is the vice president of Phoenix’s SRS Real Estate Partners, which leases and sells shopping centers and land for future development sites, works with tenant and landlords negotiating leases and values commercial real estate for owners to sell their properties.
Gena Lee Nolin has now stepped into perhaps her most meaningful role yet—acting as a health advocate for those with thyroid disease.
Dr. Martin A. Morse, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a successful physician and surgeon who recently relocated to the Valley and has joined the team at Scottsdale’s UGlow Face & Body. “I have spent the past 25 years in private practice treating patients both pediatric and adult with all kinds of plastic surgery needs including congenital deformities, burns, cancer, traumatic injuries and wound care.”
The Valley’s own Nick Smith is a member of the Fiesta Bowl Executive Committee, joining the organization’s highest level of volunteer leadership after serving on the Fiesta Bowl Yellow Jacket Committee since 2012. When Smith isn’t serving the Fiesta Bowl, he serves on the executive team at National PEO, a human resources company and as a football coach at Notre Dame Preparatory.
Some tasks are best left to the pros, and event planning is certainly no exception. These Phoenix event planners and designers spend their days bringing gorgeous pop-up picnics for two, luxurious weddings for hundreds and every event in between to life.