WOMEN IN BUSINESS: JANE ANNE SHIMIZU

JANE ANNE SHIMIZU – Director of Marketing, Gunsite Academy, Inc. Shimizu joined the Gunsite staff as the Marketing Director in 1999. Her primary duties are advertising, social media relations, maintenance of the websites and Staff Photographer. She is active in the Prescott Chamber of Commerce and Prescott Sunup Rotary (Past President). She has been involved in … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: YVONNE NAPOLITANO

YVONNE NAPOLITANO – Executive Director, Adult Care Services Yvonne Napolitano has worked for Adult Care Services, The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center and The Margaret T. Morris Assisted Living Center for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementias since 1999. She became Executive Director in 2010. Napolitano has degrees in therapeutic recreation and health administration and … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: THE WOMEN LEADERS OF PRESCOTT COLLEGE

Prescott College has been empowering future leaders to make a difference in local and global communities for over 50 years. Inspiring the next generation of leaders requires a great leadership team comprised of many individuals. At Prescott College, you’ll find that many of the institution’s faculty, staff, and administrators are women. Whether supporting students’ academic … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: LISA WATTERS-LAIN

LISA WATTERS-LAIN – General Manager and Owner, Watters Garden Center As a local girl, Lisa Watters-Lain would ride her horse to the YMCA swimming pool, when it was still outdoors. “Growing up in Prescott was a real treat – rare by today’s standards,” Watters-Lain said. After school, she and her three sisters worked in the family garden … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: DEBORAH BLOUNT

DEBORAH BLOUNT – Grammar School Principal, Trinity Christian School Deborah Blount is the grammar school principal (K-6) for Trinity Christian School. After having 14 years in the classroom, Blount found she had a passion to mentor and lead teachers, and a desire to become a “teacher of teachers,” as well as oversee the administration operating the day-to-day … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: SHEILA POLK

SHEILA POLK – County Attorney, Yavapai County Sheila Polk is a native Arizonan who received her bachelor’s and law degrees from ASU. After clerking for Arizona Supreme Court Justice Jack Hays, Polk served in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office for 11 years before moving to Yavapai County in 1994. There, she joined the Yavapai County Attorney’s … Read More…

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: DEBBIE MARANVILLE

DEBBIE MARANVILLE – Co-Owner, The Natural Healing Garden and Goods from the Garden™ Maranville is co-owner of The Natural Healing Garden and leads her catering services, Goods from the Garden – Healthy Fusion. Maranville and her husband, Richard, have owned their family business for seven years in Prescott, Arizona. Daughter Stephanie and grandson, Ty, are also important … Read More…