Auto lending firm surpasses $2B in volume
Woodside Credit has collected a growing base of car-loving customers as pandemic brought in more interest for auto travel
New Las Vegas facility to boost output
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was named Fresh N’ Lean’s head of sports wellness last month to help develop a Whole30-inspired meal plan
Enamel pins find new buyers online
Figpin now holds 30 licenses including deals with Disney and Warner Bros., with access to all intellectual property owned by them
Founder eyes 1,000 stores, future IPO
Retail locations promote growth and consumer interest as the business advises trying electric bikes before buying online
Deutschman counts ties to Bain, Gray
Buddy Group reported $4.6 million in revenue for the year ended June 30, a 132% jump from the same period two years prior
Local Employee Count Climbs 18%; 60 Entries
Orange County’s fastest-growing private companies continued to post amazing revenue growth despite the pandemic that slowed down many companies last year
Consumer Goods Distributor Surpasses $100M in Revenue
Real estate expansion in the works as the now 50-employee operation continues to grow; reported $104 million in 2020 revenue
MEDICAL DEVICES: Expands Irvine campus; more to come
Edwards Lifesciences bounced back nicely from the pandemic, reporting increased sales and working on several clinical trials
Edwards, Masimo, Inari, Glaukos Adding Space
Employee growth at Orange County’s biggest medical device makers climbed 8.3%, out pacing last year’s 5% increase
Involved With Twitter, COVID, Baseball, Soccer
The six winners of last year’s Women in Business awards, held virtually in October 2020, won verdicts, accepted new jobs, retired and even created a minor baseball controversy
OC Execs Step Up For Aliso Viejo Facility
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), nearly 35% of California women and 31% of California men experience intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence and/or intimate partner stalking in their lifetimes. More than one in three children are exposed to domestic violence. By any measure, those are sobering and almost unbelievable numbers.
Family Turns Tragedy Into New Purpose
The Hammitt x DKF Youth-in-Fashion show could have been an episode from a popular reality design show.
Top Area Groups Scrambled, Pivoted
How to engage with prospective charity grantees proved challenging last year, with corporate foundation teams out of the office as needs also shifted when it came to giving over the course of the pandemic.
Employees Find Innovative Ways to Help During Crisis
In the early days of the pandemic in 2020, thousands of Orange County residents lost their jobs as restaurants, gyms, and theme parks closed their doors. Others saw their hours drastically reduced. The economic hardship made it challenging for many Orange County families to put food on the table. Food pantries were inundated. Who can forget the images of lines of cars snaking through parking lots, the people inside waiting their turn to collect a box of stables to keep their families going for another week?
Trains for 28 Mile Hike on Pacific Crest
For the past eight weeks, Gloria Jetter Crockett has been prepping herself to be tested in a way she never has been before.