Community Spotlight

  1. Seizing on increasing public preference for supporting local businesses, Vantage West has unveiled a new ad campaign that distinguishes us from for-profit financial institutions and demonstrates our support for other local businesses.  According to a recent survey from the Financial Trust Index, just 38% of Americans trusted national banks. In contrast, nearly 60% trusted credit […]
  2. It was the year 2000, the turn of the millennium, when Joyce Feickert and Marv Kirchler finally bought the farm. More specifically, the couple purchased a 1920s farmhouse to renovate into the new home of Hem & Her Bridal Design Studio, the business they’ve run together for more than 20 years. Over the next two […]
  3. For most of us, the last few weeks proved to be a stressful and confusing period as entire communities tried to adjust to the changes caused by the coronavirus outbreak. As social distancing and stay-at-home measures flipped our lives upside down, it’s forced us to adapt to a new reality. In unprecedented moments like these, […]
  4. Soleil Chiquette, Owner of Let’s Sweat, sits down with Thrive Arizona Host, Zach Yentzer, to talk about how her fitness gym enforces togetherness and community. For more about Let’s Sweat, visit their website at LetsSweatTucson.com Thrive Tucson is a conversation series with the innovative and fascinating entrepreneurs that make Tucson the vibrant city it is. Vantage […]
    Jul 14, 2019
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  5. Thrive Arizona Host Zach Yentzer sits down with Stephen Paul, founder of Hamilton Distillers, the creators of the enormously successful Whiskey Del Bac. Paul talks about keeping all the operations in-house and how to build a successful and sustainable business. For more about Hamilton Distillers, visit their website at Thrive Tucson is a conversation series […]
  6. For Theresa Delaney, the road to the future led her out of Tucson. Or so she thought. A recent graduate of the University of Arizona, Theresa eagerly packed up her belongings and headed west to San Francisco to be part of the explosive entrepreneurial scene. But once she hit the road, she found herself having […]