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Denver airport CEO nominee named in criminal search warrant

Phillip Washington — Mayor Michael Hancock's new pick to lead Denver International Airport — is named in a search warrant seeking records of communications between him and other high-ranking officials, Axios has learned.Why it matters: The previously undisclosed search warrant, obtained by Axios, is part of an ongoing review of criminal allegations against the Los Angeles Metro transit agency Washington led for the last six years. The fact he is named directly contradicts statements the mayor's spokesperson made this week in staunch defense of Hancock's nominee.What they're saying: On Tuesday, Hancock spokesperson Mike Strott told the Denver Post that Washington...
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Father's footsteps: Retiring Frisbie Hospital CEO proud of daughters' health-care careers

Jeff Scionti, retiring CEO of Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, is a proud father of two daughters, both following in his footsteps with careers in health care. Anna Scionti and Kathryn Burnham both work at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Both credit their father for helping to inspire their careers. Burnham is PRH’s lead ultrasound technologist and Anna Scionti is a registered nurse in Portsmouth Regional Hospital’s Behavioral Health Unit.
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Q&A: Meet Rob Elias, the new President/CEO of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Although Rob Elias has a new role at the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, he’s no stranger to Tucson or our business community. A University of Arizona graduate in political science, Elias has supported Tucson business for nearly 20 years, working with everything from credit unions to hotels to the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Elias’ strengths mostly center around marketing, communications and branding, but he also co-founded the Oro Valley Music Festival.
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How Willa Creative’s CEO Built A Digital Agency That Centers Community

Jhoanna Marissa Flores was a self-taught coder and web-designer — that is until she got the confidence boost from a mentor to take her passion project to the next level. “A mentor of mine who I worked for at the time realized I wasn’t fulfilled by that job and that I wasn’t finding anything that felt right for me,” shares Marissa. “He supported me going back to school to learn front end programming and encouraged me to start my own business while I was still at his company. His belief in me, and the security of knowing I always had a job with him helped me take that leap.”

Southern Bancorp CEO on serving underbanked communities

Southern Bancorp has over a billion dollars in assets and serves predominantly Black, rural and agricultural communities. Southern Bancorp CEO Darrin Williams joined "Squawk Box" on Friday to discuss serving underbanked communities and the importance of investing in the financial institutions that can reach them.
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RXR Realty CEO Scott Rechler on his outlook for return to the office

As the country starts to recover, we are seeing travel and retail sectors start to rebound, but that rebound hasn't included people returning to the office. A Wall Street Journal report found that only 31% of office workers have returned to their workspaces. Scott Rechler, CEO and chairman of RXR Realty and former vice chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, joined "Squawk Box" on Friday to discuss what this means for the commercial real estate market.

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) CEO Sells $1,000,144.84 in Stock

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) CEO Thomas A. Gendron sold 8,233 shares of Woodward stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $121.48, for a total transaction of $1,000,144.84. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 26,348 shares in the company, valued at $3,200,755.04. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Britain's Tesco is addressing HGV driver shortage - CEO

LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco (LON:TSCO), Britain's biggest retailer, is experiencing a shortage of HGV drivers but has a plan to deal with it and product availability in stores remains strong, its boss said on Friday. "In terms of labour availability, we've seen some shortage specifically in HGV drivers, but we're...

2021 Mid-Year Update: A Letter from Syntropy CEO

Gain new insight into how co-founders, employees, and our most significant supporters understand Syntropy. I hope all of you are doing well in these volatile but fascinating times. First off, thank you very much for being with the project at this special time in our history. I deeply love and...

GoFor taps Ian Gardner for CEO role

GoFor, which has been rapidly scaling its business and branching out with new technology pilots to meet the demands of modern shippers, has a new leader. Founder and CEO Brad Rollo has stepped aside and Ian Gardner, founder and CEO of Royale EV, takes over as CEO. Rollo was diagnosed...

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau Officially Announces Merger With Oppo

Both OnePlus and Oppo will, however, continue to operate independently as separate brands, the executive said. Smartphone brand OnePlus has officially announced its merger with sister smartphone brand Oppo after seeing a positive impact from their existing collaboration. OnePlus co-founder and CEO Pete Lau said in an official forum note that the merger will give them access to more resources at hand to create better products.

Banty CEO Scott Wilson Provides Tips On Proper Video Call Body Language

When participating in a virtual meeting, one has to always be cognizant of their body language and what it is conveying. Not being mindful of something this critical can give those you video chat with a very incorrect impression of you. Professor Albert Mehrabian’s famous 7-38-55 rule stipulates that 7%...
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Athira Pharma Stock Plummets After CEO Placed On Temporary Leave

Athira Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:ATHA) CEO Leen Kawas has been placed on temporary leave until the company completes a review “stemming from doctoral research Dr. Kawas conducted while at Washington State University.”. The 10-year-old company, which is developing drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease, said that Chief Operating Officer Mark Litton would...

SiTime Co. (NASDAQ:SITM) CEO Rajesh Vashist Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock

SiTime Co. (NASDAQ:SITM) CEO Rajesh Vashist sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.38, for a total transaction of $352,140.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Kraken could go public in 2022 according to CEO Jesse Powell

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell told Bloomberg that the exchange is preparing to go public in the next 12 to 18 months. This would make Kraken the second US crypto exchange to go public, following the disputed direct listing of Coinbase earlier this year. Kraken is one of the largest cryptocurrency...