1. 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 […]
  2. Zach sits down with RBar founder Brian Cornelius on this week’s Thrive Tucson. In 2011, Brian started creating healthy snack bars in his kitchen after discovering the secret to a good health bar: The essentials. After years of impressive growth, RBar continues to feature seven or fewer ingredients, so you know you’re getting the real […]
  3. Anyone who’s experienced a summer in Tucson knows the seasonal exodus that occurs each year, leaving the city a virtual ghost town. While locals tend to enjoy the sudden shift to peace and quiet, the slow season isn’t ideal for members our local business community, who often suffer dips in the summer. As a result, […]
  4. The past decade has seen an explosion of growth among women-owned businesses both in Arizona and across the US, creating a more diverse and inclusive economy. According to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, women-led firms in the US grew by 58%  since 2007, compared to businesses overall at 12%, while contributing over $3 trillion […]
  5. Jennifer Radler, co-owner at Popcycle, joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. Popcycle opened in 2008 with the goal of promoting local art made from recycled materials, and now has two in-house brands made by its co-owners. Jennifer describes what it's like to work with her sisters, shouts out the wonderful community on 4th Avenue, and shares her advice for other women thinking of starting their own businesses.