Columbia West Capital News
11.05.07 2007 Southwest CEO Summit


We would like to thank all the Companies who helped to make our 2007 Southwest CEO Summit a tremendous success. Please see the Business Journal article. We were honored to have senior executives from over 100 growth companies, including several on the INC 500 list and numerous Private Equity-backed Companies, representing aggregate sales of more than $8 billion.

We appreciated the insightful presentations by local and national business leaders, including Terry Jones, Founder of Travelocity, Bob Sullivan, President of the AZ Superbowl Host Committee, Rick Smith, CEO of TASER , and Ernie Garcia, Chairman of DriveTime. Additionally, a special thanks also goes out to our co-sponsors; Bank of Arizona, Deloitte & Touche, Merrill Lynch and Snell & Wilmer.

Attendees include executives from:

Abacus 24-7 LLC
AdobeAir, Inc.
Advantage Transport, Inc.
Alexander Homes
Alliance Home
Allied Waste Industries, Inc.
American Traffic Solutions, Inc.
Apothecary Shops
Arizona Natural Resources, Inc.
Arizona Natural Resources, Inc.
Arizona Nutritional Supplements
Ascent Healthcare Solutions
Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc.
Avnet, Inc.
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC
Bedmart, Inc.
Blue Point Capital Partners
bluemedia
Bob Hobbs Jr. & Associates
CareerTours
Carvel
CAVAN Real Estate Investments
Cave Creek Capital Management LLC
CellTrust Corporation
Channel Savvy
Climate Control
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation
Concord Servicing Corporation
CopperKey Technologies Inc.
CresaPartners
Custom Language Training
Discount Tire Company
Diversified Human Resources, Inc.
DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc.
Element Payment Services Inc.
EMCC, Inc.
Endeavour Capital
Ensynch, Inc.
Environmental Support Solutions, Inc.
Firetrace International
Fusion Contact Centers, LLC
Great American Title Agency, Inc.
Guided Therapy Systems, LLC
Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Resort
Hawkins and E-Z Messenger Legal- Support Providers, LLC
Homeowners Financial Group USA, LLC
Illuminated Funds
Impala Bob's, Inc.
Infusion Software & Consulting
ING Funds
Innexus Biotechnology Inc.
Innovative Brands, LLC
InnSuites Hospitality Trust
International Capital Partners
International Casualty Writers, LLC
Ionatron Inc.
Jadani
J-Curve Technologies
JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDM Investments
Jigsaw Health, LLC
JNT Consulting, LLC
Killer Shade
Limos.com
Macayo Restaurant Entities
MediMin Inc.
MicroAge
My Computer Works, Inc.
National PEO LLC
One Source Interiors
OneNeck IT Services
Pacific Designs
Paradise Bakery & Café, Inc.
petsense
Phoenician Properties
PremierGarage Systems, LLC
Prime Time International Company
ProLink Solutions, LLC
Realty DataTrust
Restoration Contractors
Rightpath Limited Development Group
S&V Capital LLC
Six400 Financial Services
Sleep America, Inc.
Solano Ventures
Springboard, Inc.
Sprouts Farmers Market
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
Staubach AutoGroup
STG Ventures, LLC
Swift Transportation Group
Synergy Seven
Syntellect
System Maintenance Services
TASER International Inc.
Tatum, LLC
Telesphere
The Inventure Group, Inc.
Thermo Fluids Inc.
Travlocal.com
Ultimate Event Services, LLC
Van Horssen Group, LLC
Vantage Mobility Inc.
Vcommerce Corporation
Verde Industries, Inc.
Virgo Publishing, Inc.
VistaCare Inc.
Wildfire Co.