Women in Business

Featuring women business owners in Prescott.
Great Circle Radio Group Announces  New Station Manager & Program Director

Great Circle Radio Group Announces New Station Manager & Program Director

Northern Arizona radio group Great Circle Media recently promoted on air talent, Leza Lachapelle Dandos to Station Manager and Programming Director of Magic 99.1FM (KTMG), an Adult Contemporary music platform, located in Prescott, Arizona. She will continue as host of the Magic 99.1FM morning show, weekdays from 6am to 10am.

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A Force of Nature

A Force of Nature

Dayana Moca is a force of nature. At just 23, she is a wife, mother of two, entrepreneur, real estate broker, world traveler, multilingual … the list goes on. Dayana has brought her culture and experience to Prescott, where she has settled, along with plans to bring in some exciting new business.

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Uniting Their Passions

Uniting Their Passions

“Body awareness is such a huge thing for growing young people,” Shyloe explained. “I loved watching my own kids experience learning that through CrossFit. I wanted my own kids and others’ kids to be able to continue to experience the triumphs and growth that come from a program like CrossFit Kids.”

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A Trusted Resource

A Trusted Resource

The Better Business Bureau: providing trustworthy information for consumers and powerful resources for entrepreneurs and businesses

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An Adventure, Every Day

An Adventure, Every Day

Of the 113 employees at Drake Cement in Paulden, only 10 percent are women … and those women work in every part of the company, from the office to the lab to engineering.

“Everybody just fits,” said Karen Otis, Administrative/Community Involvement Coordinator. “If people come in here and they want to do the job, we’d love to have them. Everybody’s done a really good job for us.”

The women sounded off recently, sharing with PWM their experiences working at Drake.

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From the Highlife to Hometown

From the Highlife to Hometown

More than once in her life, Prescott High School graduate Heather Burgoyne has felt the call to slow down. Two years ago, she listened.

After earning her degree in Fine Art with an emphasis in photography from the University of Arizona, Heather began working as a project manager for a fashion company in New York City. She quickly found herself in the fast lane and was traveling between New York and London, “on” 24/7.

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Prescott Downtown Partnership’s Board: It’s All About Community and Collaboration

Prescott Downtown Partnership’s Board: It’s All About Community and Collaboration

Through challenges and triumphs, the Prescott Downtown Partnership (PDP) Board weaves a common thread defining its mission: To focus on membership and building relations that connect downtown businesses to the community.  President Candy Hull, who grew up in Prescott, says being a part of PDP has affected the platform in her own business, The Clothes Hound. “PDP has opened my eyes to everything downtown. I am so impressed by the diverse members who have the same goal: the ‘uprise’ of downtown.” 

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Hernandez Family Q&A

Hernandez Family Q&A

The Hernandez family has a long-standing relationship with the Prescott Farmer’s Market. The family matriarch, Lupe, and her husband, Ruben, started their family farm with nothing.  They borrowed land to start growing produce and then eventually were able to build on their own land, incorporating their greenhouse and crops. 

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Feeding the Community—Today and in the Future

Feeding the Community—Today and in the Future

For 23 years, the nonprofit Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) has been connecting farmers and ranchers to the community. While most Prescottonians are aware of the Saturday market, they may not know about the additional services that PFM provides to the public.

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