Former Arizona Real Estate Commissioner Starts Company, Joins AIDS-Fighting Group

In the "where are they now?" category, a former Air Force officer and realtor who served for two years as state real estate commissioner now offers his services as a formulator of "P3" public-private partnerships.

Squeezed out by the new administration, Sam Wercinski recently announced he's joined the 17-member board of directors for the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. But like any good entrepreneur, he made sure to stick a line at the bottom of his


Looking down the edge of a cliff seems a good way to symbolize the beginning of any entrepreneurial venture.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.