Combining enterprise-grade reliability, state-of-the-art communications technology, and a commitment to customer service, Nextiva is a leading business communications company. Because of its innovation and growth, Nextiva has been named the 2018 Spirit of Enterprise Award winner.

The Academy of Management honored Amy Hillman at its annual meeting.

The Turken Family Outstanding Graduating Senior Victoria Crynes embraced travel and community service.

The Spirit of Enterprise awards celebrate ethics, energy and excellence in entrepreneurship. This year’s winners come from a variety of industries, and they’ve all had a great impact on the Valley. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards are just one focus of the Center for Entrepreneurship, which helps hundreds of businesses each year. 

Dr. Nariman Behravesh demonstrated amazing consistency, outshining 50 competitors for this year’s Lawrence R. Klein Blue Chip Forecasting Award, which is judged and sponsored by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.