Hannah Mitchell

Managing Editor

Hannah Mitchell is managing editor. She can be reached at mitchell@ocbj.com.

Email: mitchell@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 254

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On Dec. 6 James Mazzo won a 10-year legal battle with the federal government over insider trading and perjury accusations resulting from the time when he was chief executive of Advanced Medical Optics Inc.

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AC Hotel Irvine General Manager Paul Maddison was named to the same post at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, and Irvine-based Pacific Hospitality Group, which runs both properties for investor groups it participates in, will hire a new GM in Irvine.

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The parent company of Carl’s Jr., which was originally headquartered in Anaheim, is now leaving the city for good.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 47

The Business Journal honored four attorneys and one legal team at its annual General Counsel Awards dinner on Nov. 13 at Hotel Irvine.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 46

Orange Coast College named Kevin Ballinger interim president as it searches for a permanent replacement for retiring President Dennis Harkins, who’s departing at the end of the fall term.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 45

Habit Restaurants Inc. in Irvine named Iwona Alter chief brand officer, a new position.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 44

The University of California-Irvine received a five-year, $14.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Andrew Brown succeeds Elizabeth Pearson as president and chief executive of Pacific Chorale, a resident of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, effective Dec. 3.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 41

Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. is buying San Diego-based municipal-bonds specialist Gurtin Municipal Bond Management to expand its tax-exempt investments business.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 41, No. 37

Irvine-based medical and dental practice management service provider Quality Systems Inc. said it changed its corporate name to NextGen Healthcare Inc. Its stock started trading under the symbol NXGN today. “Our clients have known us as NextGen Healthcare for nearly 20 years,” Chief Executive Rusty Frantz said. “Today’s announcement is a significant milestone in our journey of aligning and simplifying our organization.” Meanwhile, Garden Grove-based cannabis packaging company Kush Bottles Inc. switched its name to KushCo Holdings Inc., saying it sells a wider variety of products and services than bottles.

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