Founder Nominated for ASA-AZ's Innovator of the Year Award

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Ray Groschen, founder of, nominated for American Subcontractors Association of Arizona's Â?Innovator of the YearÂ? award

American Subcontractors Association of Arizona member, Ray Groschen, has been nominated for the prestigious “Innovator of the Year” award for his role in developing an online service that allows subcontractors and consumers to search millions of records from multiple data sources regarding individual contractors and companies, delivering an instant snapshot of financial and regulatory liabilities that help subcontractors and consumers make wise hiring and business decisions.

Similar to an offline company that he founded and subsequently sold in Minnesota, brings together pertinent background information on Arizona contractors, including licensing information from the Registrar of Contractors, Federal and State tax liens and information on judgments, complaints and pending lawsuits.

A public company, Corporation, complements the recent efforts of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors' new director, Israel Torres, to enhance the the regulatory and reporting environment for Arizona's contractors and consumers. Individual reports are instantly available online for $19.95 each and corporate accounts with multiple searches are available on an annual subscription basis for $499.00.

Award winners will be announced and awards presented at the annual event on Friday evening, February 18, 2005. For more information on ASA-AZ, please visit their Website at

About Corporation was established in Arizona in 2002. Its primary purpose is to supply customers with data about contractors in their area. The information is the most pertinent public information on contractors anywhere in the state of Arizona and is updated weekly.'s data base includes information from the Arizona Registrar of Contractors for State License information, all liens from Maricopa County, judgments from the Court system, Economic liens from the State of Arizona, Federal tax liens and many other sources of legal, public and private information. Corp.

5626 S. 41st Way

Phoenix, AZ 85040

About The American Subcontractors Association of Arizona (ASA-AZ)

The American Subcontractors Association of Arizona (ASA-AZ) and Greater Phoenix (ASA-GP) chapters were founded in 1984, ASA-AZ/GP provides advocacy, education, leadership and networking to over 250 firms in the state through an extensive network of nationwide chapters and 6,000 members. ASA members are among the most accomplished subcontractors and specialty trade contractors working in nearly every trade. ASA members also include suppliers and service providers to subcontractors. ASA members range in size from the nation's largest publicly held specialty contractors to the smallest private firms. More than 70 percent have an annual sales volume over $3 million with 25 percent over $15 million.

Carol Floco, Executive Director

American Subcontractors Association of Arizona, Inc.

450 E. Watkins Street, Suite C Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 274-8979 Fax (602) 277-4505

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:

Mariane Maffeo-Muriel

Maffeo Media

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