Business Briefs - May 17, 2017

Phoenix Goodyear Airport names manager

Bradley Hagen joined Phoenix’s Aviation Department April 17 as manager of Phoenix Goodyear Airport. He replaces Joe Husband, who retired in March.

Hagen has more than 24 years of experience in the aviation industry and most recently worked at Falcon Field Airport in Mesa as the airport projects and operations supervisor.

In addition to having a private pilot’s license, he holds a bachelor’s degree in aviation business administration, a master’s in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master’s of business administration from the University of Iowa. Hagen serves as the president of the Arizona Airport’s Association.


Abrazo West Campus earns ‘A’ in safety

Abrazo community Health Network’s Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear earned an “A” rating in the Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2017 Safety Score for demonstrating safe and high-quality patient care.

The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information to use to make healthcare decisions for themselves or a loved one. The Leapfrog Group assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents and infections.


Arizona Farming and Ranching Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Arizona Farming and Ranching Hall of Fame is seeking nominations in the agricultural fields of farming, ranching, agribusiness, education and science.

The eight honorees will be honored at the 10th annual Arizona Farming and Ranching Honoree Dinner on March 3, 2018, and will be included in the Arizona Farming and Ranching Hall of Fame book, which will be published in 2022.

Nomination forms are available at and must be sent to P.O. Box 868, Glendale, AZ 85311 by 5 p.m. Sept. 1.


Duncan Family Farms wins award

Duncan Family Farms in Goodyear was awarded the 2017 All Ways Safe Agriculture Safety Award for a Large Company.

The All Ways Safe Agricultural Safety Award honors businesses and individuals who have committed themselves to ensuring the health and safety of their agricultural workers. Duncan Family Farms was honored as the outstanding large company (51 or more workers) that ensures its workers go home safe and healthy.

This is the first time in All Ways Safe history that a farming operation outside California has been recognized.

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