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Verde's CEO, Paul Sarzoza, is announced as a recipient of the 2023 Phoenix Titan 100

Updated: Oct 13, 2023

Titan 100 Press Release, March 11, 2023 | Published in full with permission

Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Paul Sarzoza, CEO of Verde Clean (Verde), as a 2023 Phoenix Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Phoenix’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion.

Collectively the 2023 Phoenix Titan 100 and their companies employ over 43,000 individuals and generate upwards of $11 billion dollars in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will be honored at an awards ceremony on August 24th, 2023, and will be given the opportunity to interact and connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans.

“The Titan 100 are changing the way that business is done in Phoenix. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field. We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the Phoenix business community. Their achievements create a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their clients and employees across the nation.” says Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO.

Among the recipients is Paul Sarzoza, a second generation American-Hispanic and son of an immigrant worker. Paul went from laboring in agricultural fields with his dad to earning a football scholarship and business degree. Today, Paul is the CEO of Verde, an eco-friendly commercial facilities services company focused on sustainability, green cleaning, recycling and composting.

"It's an incredible honor to be acknowledged as one of the Titan 100. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team at Verde. Thank you to Titan 100 for including me among such an impressive group of leaders, and to my team for their unwavering support and commitment to sustainability, diversity, and social impact,” says Sarzoza.

The annual Titan 100 awards celebration on August 24th, 2023, will be held at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, AZ. This entertainment arena located in Glendale, Arizona anchors the 223-acre Westgate Entertainment District. This unique cocktail-style awards event will gather 100 Titans of Industry for an evening unlike anything that exists in the Phoenix business community.

“On behalf of all the partners and associates at Wipfli we congratulate all the Titan 100 winners. It’s an honor to recognize this diverse group of leaders in the Phoenix community.

We appreciate the lasting impact each leader has made, and continues to make, in building organizations of significance both here in Arizona and abroad. Your ingenuity and creativity have set you apart, and the honor of being seen as an industry Titan is richly deserved,” says Ryan Lindsay, Partner at Wipfli.

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