1. Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15th through October 15th. We are delighted to celebrate the contributions and culture that members of the Hispanic community bring to Arizona. History of Hispanic Heritage Month President Lyndon B. Johnson instituted Hispanic Heritage Month in 1968 to celebrate the rich culture and contributions of Americans whose roots trace back […]
  2. 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 […]
  3. 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 […]
  4. 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, […]
  5. 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 […]