Leaders In Business & Community

Welcome to Golden Corridor LIVING’s Leaders in Business and Community section where we highlight people who have helped Pinal County take its place as the heart of Arizona’s agricultural, industrial and cultural life. People from throughout the county are making the lives of their neighbors more comfortable, more adventurous and more enjoyable through finding them … Read More…

Angel Raymond Attorney, A.A. Raymond Law Firm

Angel worked as a private criminal defense attorney in Mesa prior to starting her own firm in Maricopa over two years ago. As a defense attorney, Angel fights hard for her clients and has successfully litigated felony jury trials. She passionately advocates on behalf of her clients and works hard to protect their constitutional rights. … Read More…

Leo Shishmanian Attorney, A.A. Raymond Law Firm

Leo has been practicing law since 1994 and has extensive experience in personal injury claims investigation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Leo presently represents persons who have been negligently injured in collisions involving automobiles, commercial vehicles and semi-trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians, and on dangerous premises and construction sites. Leo moved to Maricopa, AZ in … Read More…

Eddie Mankel co-owner Mankel Mechanical

Eddie Mankel says leaders aren’t born, they’re made. He drove a tractor and truck at age 7 for Custom Farm Services; was a busboy/dishwasher at the Chatterbox Restaurant; and at 12 during the summer of 1974, Eddie started working summers for Vern Hancock learning the plumbing trade. Eddie worked underground at Hecla Mine as an … Read More…

Ryan Wiles Manager, Iron City

Growing up on a farm between Casa Grande and Maricopa, Ryan Wiles perfected a strong work ethic early in life. Moving off the farm and into his uncle’s company, Empire Glass, Wiles learned his initial business lessons replacing one windshield at a time. Joining Arizona Production Machinery & Supply 15 years ago, Wiles took on … Read More…

Vanessa McDill State Farm Agent

Vanessa McDill came with her family to Maricopa in 2005. When looking for a job, she responded to a listing at Lance Lane State Farm Insurance. From the receptionist to office manager to agent, Vanessa has worked for State Farm for 10 years. Maricopa is “the right place to launch my business because I have … Read More…