ROX Interview: Tim Carter

Yavapai County Superintendent of Schools Interview by Ray Newton Yavapai County Superintendent of Schools Tim Carter has a long look back in the rear view mirror of his education career. More than 46 years. Forty have been in Prescott, Arizona, where Carter served as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal until his retirement in … Read More…

ROX Interview: Jim and Linda Lee

Helping Build A Community: More than Bricks and Mortar Interview by Ray Newton For more than 40 years, Jim and Linda Lee have made their presence in the greater Prescott area known through visionary leadership and generous philanthropic support of dozens of community organizations. Beyond that, their efforts in creating and developing upscale residential and … Read More…

The ROX Interview: Pam Jones and David Hess

Making A Difference a Passion for Pam Jones and David Hess Interview by Ray Newton From the day they arrived in Prescott in May 2002, Pam Jones and David Hess have been influential in the greater Prescott community. Coming here as they did —from successful careers in health care and cardiology — they set out to … Read More…

ROX Interview: Sheila Polk – Yavapai County Attorney

Interview by Ray Newton Sheila Polk, the Yavapai County Attorney since 2001, is a native of Phoenix. She is a member of a large family, one of 13 children. After completing high school, Polk attended Phoenix College for two years, spent her junior year abroad in France, and then finished at Arizona State University (ASU) … Read More…

The ROX Interview: Greg Mengarelli, Mayor, City of Prescott

Interview by Ray Newton Greg Mengarelli has been a Prescott resident since 1995, when he and his wife Sheila and their family moved to Prescott. Mengarelli, CEO for United Christian Youth Camp (UCYC), was elected mayor for the City of Prescott in November 2017. It was his first experience in running for a political office. … Read More…

The ROX Living Interview: Sandy Moss

Interview by Ray Newton For almost 25 years, Sandy Moss has been a media influence in the greater Prescott area. Her career as a writer-reporter-editor, as a radio news broadcaster and talk show host, and ultimately, her role as a television talk show host and producer has given her a visibility not many in the … Read More…

The ROX LIVING Interview: DR. FRANK AYERS

As Chancellor of the Prescott campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Dr. Frank Ayers is responsible for full oversight of academic, operational and professional activities. He provides strategic direction for a complex multi-layered organization, which ultimately is a part of an even larger university system. Since 2009, Ayers has guided campus administration. During those years, … Read More…

The ROX LIVING Interview: JAMES CHARLES “J.C.” TRUJILLO

General Manager of Prescott Frontier Days and Champion Bareback Rider Interview by Ray Newton James Charles “J.C.” Trujillo is a native-born Arizonan, who has lived in his hometown of Prescott virtually all his 70 years. As a youngster growing up on a ranch, he decided he wanted to be a rodeo cowboy — and more … Read More…

The ROX LIVING Interview: Mike Fann

Mike Fann, President and CEO, Fann Contracting Interview by Ray Newton Prescott businessman and philanthropist Mike Fann has been a strong influence In Yavapai County since the 1980s. Though not an Arizona native, Fann has anchored in Prescott since 1958, when his family moved there from St. Louis, Missouri. In 1960, his father founded J L … Read More…

John Amos President and CEO, Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Interview by Ray Newton Yavapai Regional Medical Center President and CEO John Amos believes you can’t have a healthy health system without a strong community. Providing high quality care to patients takes a village. It takes dedicated staff, talented doctors, volunteers, an outstanding education system and a high quality of life to attract and retain … Read More…