Happy Thanksgiving

As the calendar creeps toward the end of November and fall is in the air, it can only mean one thing – the holiday season is here. Thanksgiving means different things to different people. To me, it means gathering with family and friends to enjoy a meal and more importantly, to enjoy each other. Few Read more…

Precious Ruby

The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix was abuzz Friday as Champions in Life Night Gala attendees showed their support for UCP of Central Arizona. In its fourth year, the annual fundraiser gives UCP of Central Arizona an opportunity to thank ardent supporters. This year honorees included Circle K, Crescent Crown Distributing and outgoing Phoenix City Manager David Cavazos. Read more…

Perspective is paramount

Looking out the window as my flight was preparing to land at Phoenix Sky Harbor earlier this week, I was struck by how much of our life is determined by the lens through which we view it; our perspective. Rolling down the streets of central Phoenix to Hanny’s (one of my favorite local restaurants) for Read more…

Welcome to the family!

Starting a company isn’t easy. The hours, the stress, the lack of sleep, watching your savings vaporize and reassuring your wife that there is light at the end of the tunnel is all part of the adventure. Ah, who am I kidding? Most days the “adventure” quickly devolves into a series of mini strokes and Read more…