Business Journal CFO of the Year … $3.5B market cap … data analytics (see Dean Stoecker) … Rubin on Stoecker: ‘guy you'd follow into the fire’ … leads 70 workers, Irvine, Denver … Lakers fan, grew up in L.A. … moved to OC 2011 to take MSM Software post … Alteryx five years later, prepped IPO … Rubin's tech, international chops helps guide global growth … he, wife, Dana, UCSD grads
Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) named Miguel Lozano chief operating officer. He joins the company April 1.
Big Mike’s Latest Vision: Adaptive Reuse Housing in Santa Ana
Mike Harrah is getting into the apartment development game in downtown Santa Ana.
Heads investment banking firm … well-regarded annual investment confab, 5K participants at Ritz Carlton … ‘I like raising capital for companies; there is nothing better’ … not for someone ‘looking for something safe’ … predecessor co. founded by Walter Cruttenden (see entry) … Roth took helm in 1998 … brothers Gordon, CFO, Ted, president
The Richard Nixon Foundation named Hugh Hewitt, a well-known conservative radio host, as its chief executive and president, effective July 1.
Anduril Thrives Outside Silicon Valley
Palmer Luckey wears his banishment from Silicon Valley like a badge of honor.
Economist, sociologist analyzes impact of disasters, tragedies—hurricanes, chemical spills, terrorism, airplane crashes, murder sites—for insurance, property value, legal aspects … tries to decipher rebound … not ‘interested in disasters—interested in recovery’ … books include co-writing Leo Fender bio … TEDx talk ‘Rich Habits’ … BYU bachelor’s; UCLA MBA; Fielding Ph.D. … married, four kids
Finds Beauty, Personality At Flight Office Complex
Branded Online Inc., a 9-year-old marketing company that helps fashion-focused retailers grow their e-commerce operations, is finding beauty in the offline world—a new office complex in Tustin to be specific.
Hendy Builds Offices to Look Great
The key for a small company to weather major economic downturns and stave off larger competitors is to stay ahead of the curve, according to Heidi Hendy, who 40 years ago began H. Hendy Associates.
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“Any company I run is going to be sold every three to seven years,” CoolSys Chief Executive Adam Coffey said in our March 4 edition, when we excerpted his just-released book, “The Private Equity Handbook.”
BANKS: Mechanics to be state’s 9th largest
OC finance executive John DeCero is shooting up the banking ladder in California after pulling off yet another unusual deal.
HEALTHCARE: CleanCut explains sale to Oliver
Anaheim-based CleanCut Technologies LLC, an OC-homegrown packaging company that serves the medical device sector, is going global.
HEALTHCARE: Lowered age eligibility possible
Everybody’s talking about “Medicare for All.”
American Advisors Tops for Reverse Mortgages
After fleeing Iran when he was a baby in 1978, Reza Jahangiri and his family knew they had to take advantage of the opportunities that presented themselves here in the United States.
Acquisitions, Worker Retention, $145 Million
From his first job as a paperboy to owning one of Orange County’s largest construction engineering companies, Darin Anderson has always had an entrepreneurial drive.
Second Largest Investment Advisory Firm in US
Joe Duran believes wealth management can be delivered to clients with the same consistency as a McDonald’s or Starbucks.
CEO Will Split Time In Irvine, Boston
Asics North America has revamped its executive team and organizational structure, and the Japanese footwear brand, whose domestic operations are based in Irvine, is putting an increased emphasis on its recently established East Coast offices.
Irvine-based visual resume startup SparkSet launched its app in beta earlier this month.