RESEARCH: Business Journal Breaks Down Market Share
In San Diego, the Big Four doesn’t define the share of market for accounting services.
ACCOUNTING: Quality Staffs Contribute to Firms’ Ability to Beat Competition
Local accounting firms say providing the highest level of service to their clients is the best way to retain them and to secure new ones.
Dan Salzman is vice president of Customer and Market Insights for Hewlett-Packard’s Imaging and Printing Group.
TECHNOLOGY: Equipment Makers Put Creative Energy Into Products
Long known as a hotbed for golf clubs, San Diego is home to a varied group of sports equipment manufacturers that infuse the latest technology and engineering into older gear, or come up with entirely new products.
FINANCE: Ex Qualcomm Leader Big Contributor to Civic Causes
Irwin M. Jacobs gave up his chief executive title in 2005, and resigned as Qualcomm Inc.’s chairman of the board last year, but the region’s wealthiest person ranked No. 1 on the San Diego Business Journal’s San Diego’s Wealthiest list continues to be actively involved in his community.
As a wealth management adviser and vice president with the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank, Joye Blount helps financially successful individuals and their families meet their unique financial needs.
DEFENSE: When It’s Time To Deploy, Businesses Get The Benefit of Giant Orders
When the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was at sea in March, and it got the call to divert from its course to help tsunami-stricken Japan, the captain first had to measure how well his ship was up to the task.
Sullivan International Group Inc., is an applied science, environmental and technology firm that has been serving clients worldwide for the past 13 years. Steve Sullivan founded the firm after a successful career in the United States Navy submarine force.
Nancy Jamison is the executive director of San Diego Grantmakers, a nonprofit membership association for organizations that engage in philanthropy.
FINANCE: New Division Helps Children’s Hospital Rank No. 1 on SDBJ List
As part of a general trend for nonprofit agencies on the San Diego Business Journal’s 2011 list, top-ranked Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego saw a 22 percent increase in 2010 local revenue versus 2009.
GIVING: Workers’ Time, Firms’ Executive Talent Benefit Local Agencies
The blue sport coat is all right for meetings, but it is definitely not part of executive Scott Gnau’s wardrobe on the days he volunteers.
Doug Hecht is president and chief operating officer of Digitaria, OMMA Magazine’s 2011 Design/Interactive Agency of the Year