ROX Interview: Bob Brutinel

Founder, Brutinel Plumbing and Electrical Interview by Bea Lueck Elaine Earle and I had the pleasure to sit down with Bob Brutinel just before the holidays. He was busy planning the 30-plus rum cakes he was going to make as gifts. He hasn’t let his age stand in the way of most anything. As a … Read More…

ROX Interview: Frank Shankwitz

First President and Co-founder of Make-A-Wish Foundation Interview by Ray Newton Frank Shankwitz’s compassion in 1980 for a 7-year-old boy dying of leukemia lead to what is now the world’s largest charity granting wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. The movie Wish Man about his life was released in June 2019. It started when Shankwitz … Read More…

ROX Interview: Erica Herman

Local Artist and Teacher Interview by Bea Lueck ROX Group has several Erica Herman originals hanging in our offices. She has been on our radar to interview long before receiving the Governor’s Award for Educator in the Arts. During our conversation, the direction of the interview took an unexpected turn. Erica shared how art has … Read More…

ROX Interview: Brian Kellar

Brian Kellar, CEO of Banner Casa Grande Medical Center Interview by Bea Lueck Brian Kellar grew up with snow boots and snow blowers in South Dakota and thought about law school. However, a conversation with a business professor steered him toward health-care administration and eventually brought him to Arizona. Since September 2018 he has been … Read More…

Donna McBride

ROX Interview: Donna McBride

Program Administrator/Public Information Officer and Supervisor for the CASA Unit for Pinal County Juvenile Court Interview by Bea Lueck A dynamic child advocate, Donna McBride shares with Golden Corridor LIVING how she became an integral part of life in Casa Grande and Pinal County. Beginning life in West Virginia, we follow Donna through the life … Read More…

The ROX Interview: Jill Broussard

Association of Education Service Agencies Executive Council. Jill Broussard is President-Elect for 2019. Interview by Bea Lueck GC LIVING: We’re here today with Jill Broussard, the Pinal County superintendent of schools. What is a county school superintendent and how are you different than the district superintendents? Jill Broussard: That’s a great question. (laughs) A lot … Read More…