Thursday, May 28, 2009

Physician Referral Service Available 24/7

Valley residents now have 24/7 access to physician referral information that can point them to primary care physicians and specialists - and also help identify specific physician qualities such as languages spoken and training.

St. Luke’s Medical Center, Tempe St. Luke’s Medical Center, a campus of St. Luke's Medical Center, and Mountain Vista Medical Center recently launched the free service, which is staffed by bilingual representatives. Valley residents may call 1-877-351-WELL (9355) for physicians on the medical staff at St. Luke's Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke's Hospital or 1-877-924-WELL (9355) for physicians on the medical staff at Mountain Vista Medical Center in East Mesa.

In addition to finding a physician, callers can register for an upcoming seminar, become a Senior Advantage member, or learn more about the services that the hospitals provide. For more information, visit, or

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Mutual of Omaha Bank Appoints
Greater Phoenix Market Managers

Mutual of Omaha Bank has added two new managers to help serve the financial needs of the Greater Phoenix Community.

Jessica Martinez Emes has been appointed to Community Bank Manager for the Pima headquarters branch at 9200 E Pima Center Parkway. In this position, Emes will lead a team responsible for the growth and development of the Pima branch in Scottsdale.

Jessica joins us from BBVA Compass Bank where she worked as a Commercial Relationship Manager. Prior to BBVA Compass Bank, she held positions as a Business Banker and Branch Manager at JP Morgan Chase. Her retail and commercial experience will be a great resource for serving the financial needs of local businesses.

Ms. Emes is actively involved in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and Chicanos Por la Causa. She holds her Financial Series 6 and 63 licenses and speaks fluent Spanish.

Cynthia Davis has been appointed to Community Bank Manager for the Shea and Tatum Branches located in Scottsdale and Phoenix. In this position, Davis will lead two teams responsible for the deposit and loan growth in both Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Ms. Davis brings over 35 years in the financial services industry to Mutual of Omaha Bank. Most recently she held senior management positions with First National Bank, Community First National Bank and Bank One. Her wealth of knowledge in the retail world will be a huge asset to Mutual of Omaha Bank customers and both of the teams she will lead.

Mutual of Omaha Bank is a full-service bank providing financial solutions to individuals and businesses across the United States. With more than $3.5 billion in assets, Mutual of Omaha Bank has full-service locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska and Nevada, and operates offices in Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Texas. It is a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha, a 100-year-old leader in the insurance and financial services industry. For more information about Mutual of Omaha Bank, visit