Terri Jo Neff – Feb 29, 2016 – Sierra Vista Herald Approaching its 30th anniversary, the directors of the Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation recently voted to change its name to Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF) to better represents the non-profit organization’s focus. The organization’s activities were never restricted to the city limits, but throughout the […]

Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Mignonne Hollis has been asked to serve on the US Global Leadership Coalition’s (USGLC) Arizona Advisory Committee. The USGLC is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and non-governmental organizations, military, faith-based and civic leaders united in support of US global engagement. The coalition is active across the […]

Submitted|Herald/Review We all face difficult choices. We all have to make tough decisions, especially in the face of tough financial circumstances. As CEO of the region’s largest health care provider, I struggle with ways to keep our budget in line with our mission of providing quality care, close to home, while exceeding patient expectations. Now that the […]

Submitted|Herald/Review The Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation (SVEDF) leads the way in certifying property through the Arizona Commerce Authority’s certified sites program. Certified sites and buildings represent an established set of minimum real estate standards among national site selection consultants, corporate real estate professionals and companies seeking to expand or that need a new business location. Commercial sites in […]

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April 20, 2015 7:45 pm  •  By Luis F. Carrasco The new Canyon Vista Medical Center in Sierra Vista not only wants to be a regional health-care provider for Southeastern Arizona, but it also plans to focus on attracting patients from across the border. Dr. Dean French, Canyon Vista CEO, explained: “Any hospital that’s trying […]

BILL HESS| HERALD/REVIEW SIERRA VISTA — Residents of Cochise County and “our neighbors in Sonora” have the same goal of making sure quality health care services are available, said Dr. Dean French, the CEO of the soon to open Canyon Vista Medical Center. Friday night the Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation, the North American Research Partnership and the […]

Submitted by Mignonne Hollis|Herald/Review I attended a gathering of hospital officials with state lawmakers representing Legislative District No. 14 in Phoenix on Thursday. Dr. Dean French and Bruce Norton from the Sierra Vista Regional Health Center met with Speaker Gowan, Sen. Griffin and Rep. Stevens. Dr. French is the CEO and president at SVRHC, and Bruce Norton is […]

ROBERT CHARETTE | HERALD/REVIEW There’s a new player in town striving to harness Cochise County’s latent film industry in the form of Southern AZ Acting & Productions.  The film production company will be premiering its first film Saturday evening at Uptown 3 in Sierra Vista. Southern AZ Acting & Production’s maiden venture is the 17-minute picture, […]

SUBMITTED | HERALD/REVIEW The future for one of Sierra Vista’s major employers is looking bright through 2019, and potentially to 2025. Aegis USA recently shared with the Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation that they are in the contracting stage with a major insurance company to provide customer service for roadside assistance. The new contract is expected to start […]