Category Archives: Lisa Urias
By Vanessa | November 11, 2014
Hispanics in Arizona are spending about $46 billion in Arizona and growing faster than any other demographic. Why should businesses be keeping this fact in mind as they make their 2015 business budget? Lisa Urias laid it all out in an article for the Phoenix Business Journal (see picture, above).
By uriasco | June 6, 2012
Lisa was named one of the 2012 Most Admired CEO’s by the Phoenix Business Journal! Watch this video to hear her short speech, in which she describes the Real Arizona Coalition.
By uriasco | May 2, 2012
Urias Communications President & CEO, Lisa Urias was featured on a segment of Univision. Lisa talked about being a Latina business owner, the CEO of a communications firm in Scottsdale, as well as a wife and a mother of two. Check out the segment, “Querer es poder: Empresaria con un ejemplo a seguir.”
By uriasco | April 25, 2012
PHOENIX – Urias Communications proudly announces the selection of its president, Lisa Urias, as one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s 25 Most Admired CEOs for 2012. Hailing from a range of industries, this elite group of local company leaders was chosen for their innovation in running successful businesses in a challenging economic climate. The publication...
By uriasco | November 16, 2011
Two segments of Lisa’s appearance on Sunday Square Off are available below!
By uriasco | June 12, 2011
It is unconscionable that Republicans in our state legislature are playing hardball with people’s lives and our fragile economy. Last week Governor Brewer did the right thing by calling the legislature into special session to extend unemployment benefits to more than 15,000 Arizonans whose benefits are now expiring after they failed to act. The extension,...
By uriasco | February 28, 2011
Arizona Republic Article written by Lisa Urias OPINIONS, January 31, 2011 Recently, 12 of Arizona’s top CEOs signed on to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch’s Partnership for a New American Economy (renewour economy.org). This initiative, headed by these two prominent American billionaires, together with more than 100 CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies from...
By uriasco | November 3, 2010
Arizonans, make your lawmakers focus azcentral.com Lisa Urias I have heard it said that politicians don’t lead, they follow. If that is the case, the Arizona electorate must demand that our politicians focus in the right direction – a better direction – this legislative session. In a recent Arizona Republic article, Rep. Michele Reagan (LD8),...
By uriasco | October 11, 2010
“I don’t like the Democrats because I don’t know what they stand for. And I don’t like the Republicans because I know exactly what they stand for.” –Unknown
By uriasco | August 3, 2010
This article was written by Lisa Urias and published in the Sunday, August 1 edition of the Arizona Republic Viewpoints
By uriasco | July 12, 2010
Latino Perspectives Journal asked marketing PR pro Lisa Urias, who is also a member of the governor’s Latino advisory board, what a “re-branding campaign” targeted at the local and national Latino communities would look like. “The only way we are going to recover from this mess and change our image is to change the conversation...
By uriasco | July 12, 2010
My view: Immigration law tearing at Arizona’s cultural fabricPhoenix Business Journal- July 9, 2010 By: Lisa Urias As a fourth-generation Arizonan and a small-business owner, I believe in having secure borders. I also believe most Arizonans, including most Hispanics, understand that our nation must curb illegal immigration and stop drug trafficking, and that Congress must...
By uriasco | May 20, 2010
The passage of SB1070 has touched a raw nerve in our community that has generated strong reactions and opposition from many individuals on all levels — see the article featured in today’s Arizona Republic written by Lisa Urias presenting her perspective on this new legislation. Following are two excerpts: “In the eyes of the world,...
By uriasco | April 26, 2010
Lisa Urias, named “Woman of the Year” by the Hispanic Chamber, was recently recognized on the TV airwaves in this segment produced by KPNX/TV Channel 12!
By uriasco | March 10, 2010
Recently, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Horne, spoke before the the House Education Committee in support of a bill to ban ethnic studies. In his testimony, he referred to Dolores Huerta as “the former girlfriend of César Chávez.” In response, Latino Perspectives published an editorial, which sets the record straight about who Ms. Huerta really...
By uriasco | March 3, 2010
Lisa Urias, President and CEO of Urias Communications has won the Woman of the Year award for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Black & White Ball and Business Awards. ‘”We’re very proud of this year’s winning lineup,” said Armando Contreras, president and CEO of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “The Black & White...
By uriasco | February 22, 2010
At Urias Communications, we’re working on a new endeavor that fits in perfectly with this information: CALA – Celebracion Artistica de las Americas – a six week long Latin American cultural event in Metro-Phoenix during the 2011 season. Many corporations are taking notice and definitely see the value in aligning their brand with the Hispanic...
By uriasco | January 6, 2010
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Impact Magazine features an article asking selected Presidents/CEO’s of Phoenix their plans for the year ahead. Our very own Lisa Urias, and our clients Bert Castro – President and CEO of the Phoenix Zoo, and Carl Mulac – Founder and CEO of Joseph Carl Homes, all got chosen to...