Owner Sherri Gillette, center, surrounded by her team, was recognized as the Caring Transitions Franchisee of the Year.

  • Caring Transitions of Southern Arizona: Owner Sherri Gillette has been named the Caring Transitions Franchisee of the Year. The honor recognizes the company-leading franchise owner on multiple fronts — business development, customer service and community building. Caring Transitions is a national franchise in more than 200 markets. It specializes in managing senior relocations, but also serves families and other individuals in need of assistance. Gillette’s franchise has been operating since 2010, catering to Tucson, Oro Valley, Saddlebrooke, Sierra Vista, Sahuarita, Green Valley and other Southern Arizona communities.
  • UPS: A Tucson UPS driver has been inducted into the company’s Circle of Honor. Robert Gomez Jr. is one of 23 newly inducted Arizona UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving. Also inducted were Paul Valentin of Sierra Vista and Scott Johnson, who hails from Tucson but works in Phoenix. Arizona boasts 142 Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 3,651 years of accident-free driving.
  • National Bank of Arizona: Ranking Arizona Magazine has named National Bank of Arizona the No. 1 bank in the state for the 15th year. Ranking Arizona Magazine’s poll consists of 10 categories and more than 300 companies that members of the community can choose from to vote for their favorite company.
  • Paragon Space Development Corp.: The provider of life support and thermal control technology was awarded the Innovation in Aerospace Systems Award for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence by Americas Aerospace Cluster. The award was presented at the Future of Aerospace Market and Strategic Partnership Conference 2018.

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