THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY and BANNER-UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER recently added LILAH MORRIS-WISEMAN, M.D., to Banner-University Medical Group, the practice plan composed of faculty physicians at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson. Morris-Wiseman specializes in treating thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal gland disorders using minimally invasive endocrine surgical techniques. She received her medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, completed her residency in general surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, and then completed fellowship training in surgical endocrinology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
1ST RATE 2ND HAND THRIFT STORE has hired a new manager, RON (RJ) CRESON. Creson has spent the last 12 years in the nonprofit community, most of that time serving as director of operations in Tucson for the Salvation Army of Southern Arizona.
ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY has named BILLY RUSSO managing director. Russo has served as acting managing director since 2015, helping ATC navigate through a period of financial challenges in 2016. He joined ATC as part of a consulting team from Albert Hall & Associates, a consulting and executive recruiting firm that assisted ATC in the national search that resulted in the hiring of David Ivers as the next artistic director, beginning in July. Previously, Russo was managing director of the award-winning American Repertory Theater, managing director of New York Theatre Workshop and general manager of Playwrights Horizons, an off-Broadway company.
Nine lawyers from MESCH CLARK ROTHSCHILD have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers. Michael McGrath, Fred Petersen and Lowell Rothschild for bankruptcy: business; Gary Cohen for business litigation; Mel Cohen for construction litigation; Doug Clark for personal injury; and Thom Cope for employment litigation: defense. Isaac Rothschild and David Hindman were included as 2017 Rising Stars for bankruptcy: business and business litigation, respectively. McGrath was also recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona.