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LEADERSHIP: New CEO Is an Admired Insider
The Port of San Diego has chosen its next leader from within, tapping Randa J. Coniglio to be its executive director, president and CEO.
San Diego Workforce Partnership will open two career centers in a San Diego jail and a probation office, using a nearly $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, the group said Thursday.
Welk Resort Group Inc. announced that it closed a $129.6 million securitization backed by notes receivable from vacation owners.
Jim Hamerly has been named dean of the College of Business Administration at California State University San Marcos.
National University and its Sanford Institute of Philanthropy have partnered with The San Diego Foundation to advance a certificate program that serves the region’s many nonprofits through specialized training, the university announced.
Ten tech companies will vie for top honors in the Interactive Day San Diego PitchTech competition, set for June 12.
San Diego’s Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. and its partner, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, have filed a lawsuit against Actavis Laboratories FL Inc., Andrx Corp., Actavis Pharma Inc., and Actavis Inc., collectively referred to as Actavis.
SERVICE: Co. Finds Air Conditioning Is In Demand on the Coast
Carini Heating and Air Conditioning, a family owned and operated business, has found success in its short history by learning digital marketing, providing good service and offering innovative products that provide high energy efficiency.
San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced that the 200-megawatt Longhorn Wind Project in Texas recently reached commercial operation.
AMN Healthcare announced that it has named industry veteran Darren Findley as vice president of recruitment process outsourcing.
WAREHOUSE: It Also Benefits From Advances in Freezing
For fresh fruit smoothies in the dead of winter or enough hamburger patties to meet the demand for summer barbeques, food companies are increasingly turning to Otay Mesa-based Innovative Cold Storage Enterprises Inc. to store millions of pounds of frozen food year-round.
EDUCATION: Gift To Support Sanford Center Programs
National University announced an anonymous $20 million gift for the national expansion of the Sanford Education Programs.
Bastyr University announced the selection of Charles “Mac” Powell as its new president. He will oversee the university’s campuses and clinics located in San Diego and Washington state.
National University announced an anonymous $20 million gift for the national expansion of the Sanford Education Programs. The gift — the largest in the university’s history — combined with a 50 percent matching contribution of $10 million from National University, raises the total amount dedicated to initiatives that support PreK-12 student learning and development to $30 million.
Boost Academy, Inc., developer of an interactive math tutoring platform for the iPad, announced that it has successfully closed a $600,000 seed round of financing.