Risk Taking, Camaraderie Empower Its Staff
The title partner and Costa Mesa office president of Little describes how he temporarily left the company more than two decades ago
Provides Them With Tools, Affords Work-Life Balance
Bill Thomas had a decision to make: Three highly regarded insurance services companies were asking him to join their team as he looked to make a job change.
Increase Concentrated at the Biggest Companies
Orange County’s largest tenant improvement contractors last year had their busiest year for billings in more than a decade. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST TENANT IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS list for download (pdf)
There are more than 1,500 general construction contractors in Orange County. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Orange County has more than 26,900 tenants in nonmedical office buildings. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
As Economy Improves, They Get More Business
SPECIAL REPORT - ACCOUNTING: The Business Journal recently asked executives at six Orange County accounting offices to talk about client and industry developments they’re anticipating for the second half of the year.
Those in OC Continue Hiring Trend After Cuts
SPECIAL REPORT - ACCOUNTING: Orange County accounting offices continue to grow, expanding employment for a second year in a row after a three-year string of job cuts during the recession. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST ACCOUNTING FIRMS list for download (pdf)
Management Consultants Gain From Others’ Spending
SPECIAL REPORT - ACCOUNTING: The largest management consulting firms in Orange County collectively grew local employment over the past year. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS list for download (pdf)
There are more than 1,300 CPA firms in Orange County. Nearly 70% have one to four workers. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
‘Entrepreneurial Spirit’ in Shadow of Father’s Political Fame
SPECIAL REPORT - WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES: Growing up in a household that viewed individualism as a political principal certainly helped shape Peggy Goldwater's winding career path.
Largest Here Account for More Than 22,000 Jobs
SPECIAL REPORT - WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES: The 81 largest women-owned businesses based in Orange County combined for $3 billion in revenue in 2012, a 10.6% gain from a year earlier. Includes the 2013 OC's TOP WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES list for download (pdf)
Women Thrive Managing Wealthy Families’ Money
SPECIAL REPORT - WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES: Patricia Soldano has built a successful career managing the personal finances of some of the country’s wealthiest people, rising to the top levels of the profession in Southern California.
See Need for Networking to Offset Sense of Isolation
SPECIAL REPORT - WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES: Orange County’s healthcare sector has been known for its share of female executives over the years, including several at the top of the area’s major hospitals.
SPECIAL REPORT - Orange County has more than 18,000 women-owned businesses, and they collectively employ roughly 152,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Chef From Italy Delivers Charm and Authenticity
SPECIAL REPORT - FIFI's BEST: Summer Dining at its Finest