SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS
EXPANSION: Brewer Says 40% of Current Sales Are East of Mississippi
When Stone Brewing Co., one of the 10 largest craft beer makers in the U.S., hired Craig Spitz as its first CFO five years ago, the craft beer maker was generating $48 million annually in sales.
BEVERAGES: Changing Distribution Law Would Help Open the Path
A very small batch of San Diego’s craft beer brewers are making early headway in the ultra-competitive market for distilled spirits, which last year racked up $23.1 billion in U.S. sales, according to industry reports.
ROUNDTABLE: Owners Cite Range of Regulations Among Business Concerns
For the 40-plus entrepreneurs expected to soon start breweries in the Craft Beer Capital of the World, the process will be a dream come true.
The University of California, San Diego is offering a graduate degree program within its Jacobs School of Engineering designed for working professionals who want to fine-tune skills in bioengineering, biomaterials, genomics, computing and telecommunications.
BIOTECH: Firm Finds Unusual Way to Spread Word on Sleep Disorders
ResMed Inc. has partnered with the San Diego History Center to create The Science of Sweet Dreams exhibit showcased in Balboa Park this spring.
The San Diego Business Journal invited the leaders of the region’s six major health care organizations to answer the following question: What one thing do you do every day that contributes to the success of your health system?
BIOTECH: Medical Device Companies Change Care Models and Lives With Breakthroughs
Medical devices often play second fiddle to the more glamorous blockbuster drugs, rarely earning the spotlight for major medical breakthroughs. But they include genuine miracles of modern medicine: pacemakers, artificial joints, replacement heart valves, scanners, and radiotherapy machines.
LENDING: Company Looks to Expand into Midmarket Segment
When banks retreated from making small business loans during the depths of the Great Recession, Dave Gilbert saw a huge opportunity.
Four Years Into Impact of Reforms, Local Bankers Expect More Consolidation
Get ready for more bank mergers in San Diego County and elsewhere as new regulations and low interest rates put a squeeze on profits.
Gary West was born in Council Bluffs and grew up in Harlan, Iowa, where his parents owned a bowling alley.
rwin Mark Jacobs rose from a job as an electrical engineering professor at the then-new University of California campus in San Diego to play a leading role in creating not one, but two San Diego technology companies: Linkabit and Qualcomm Inc.
Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer is an heiress to the agribusiness Cargill Inc.