Named 2008 Arizona Business Leadership Award Recipient

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The Arizona Business Leadership Award is an annual award presented by the Arizona Business Leadership Association and is bestowed on the Arizona business that best exemplifies industry leadership, financial growth, ethical conduct, and community service. became the 13th recipient of the award, which was presented on May 1, 2008, at the Lakeview Inn at Camelback Golf Club. was born when CEO Aaron Matos, who was the director of human resources for a regional publishing and media company in Arizona, began to realize there was a phenomenal opportunity to leverage the power of the Internet to connect employers and job seekers with a focus on the local marketplace. was launched as a Phoenix site and enjoyed swift success. Through strategic acquisitions and new market start-ups, evolved into an online community that provides the forum, resources, and technology to connect organizations and job seekers. Now in 18 major metropolitan communities in eight states, the company is known for its innovative recruiting solutions and bold marketing strategies and has grown to become the nation’s largest, locally focused employment site.

“It is an honor to join the ranks of successful business leaders who have been recognized with this award,” said Matos. “It’s a tribute to the fantastic staff at, who has made our success possible through their passionate dedication to our mission, our clients, and our community.”