Gil Aouizerat, Founder PCX, Inc.: The topic is the demands of competing in a global, fast paced economy like the computer industry for a successful mid-sized firm.
Mark Vengroff, CEO of Vengroff, Williams & Associates Inc.: As a widely recognized innovator in the way receivables are managed by global organizations, Mark’s topic was “debt collection in difficult times.”
Guest: Mason Conner, CEO of Village Edocs discusses the challenges he faces leading a fast growth technology company in Orange County, CA.
Guest: Ray Dellerba, Founder of Pacific Mercantile Bank discusses how he is positioning his bank to capitalize on various opportunities in today’s economy.
Host Ric Franzi discusses the Q3 Orange County Index and the results of the survey that was sent to over 900 business owners and executives in Southern California. The survey is the only one of its kind designed to provide top executives with insight from peers within the Southern California business community. To learn more about the survey visit www.criticalmassforbusiness.com
Gloria Robbins, Founder and CEO of Specialized Marketing Services, Inc.: The topic is Gloria’s experiences in leading a growing firm over the past 20 years in the fast paced, direct response marketing industry.
Ari Supran, Chief Operating Office, Sonance: The topic is how his firm is redefining their market presence through refocusing the company on differentiation based on customer-centric issues.
Luis Pineda, General Manager Spectrum Collision, Inc.: The topic is how his firm was able to create awareness for his high-end service oriented business within a new geography.
Melinda Clark, Founder Luxuriant, Inc.: The topic is how Melinda’s firm Luxuriant has been able to been able to capitalize on marketing her specialty family care products through distribution channels such as HSN.
Barry Goldstein, CEO & Founder American Correction Solutions: The topic is Barry’s experiences and lessons learned leading a growing business that provides healthcare to California’s inmate population.
Gary Sahagen, President Sensonetics, Inc.: The topic is how Gary is transitioning a second-generation family owned business while facing the current economy.