San Diego Business Journal

Executive Profile: Joye Blount

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.

Executive Profile: Steven E. Sullivan

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.

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Executive Profile: Nancy Jamison

Nancy Jamison is the executive director of San Diego Grantmakers, a nonprofit membership association for organizations that engage in philanthropy.

Executive Profile: Doug Hecht

Doug Hecht is president and chief operating officer of Digitaria, OMMA Magazine’s 2011 Design/Interactive Agency of the Year

Executive Profile: Eric Lingenfelder

As a founding partner of the Verant Group, a San Diego-based restaurant and bar organization, Eric Lingenfelder can say he is living up to his dream.

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Executive Profile: Laura Stansberry

Laura Stansberry is a senior vice president and the regional managing director for Wells Fargo Private Bank in San Diego and the Inland Empire.

Executive Profile: Mike Erwin

Mike Erwin joined Colliers International’s brokerage office in Carlsbad as a senior vice president. Erwin provides a wide array of real estate services, including investment sales and acquisitions, build-to-suit transactions, and landlord and tenant leasing.

Executive Profile: Jesseca Saenz-Gonzalez

Jesseca Saenz-Gonzalez is the chairwoman for the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Executive Profile: Carmen Vann

With over 15 years of experience, Carmen Vann is Turner Construction Co.’s most senior executive with a singular focus on the new $140M San Diego Central Library, one of most anticipated construction projects in the region.

Executive Profile: Don Casey

Don Casey is the CEO of the West Wireless Health Institute, an independent, nonprofit medical research organization whose mission is to lower health care costs through technology and innovation.

Executive Profile: Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee is CEO of ESET North America.

Executive Profile: Lars Helgeson

Lars Helgeson is the founder of GreenRope, a Web-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software package which includes email marketing, sales pipeline tracking, marketing automation, project management, event management, websites with e-commerce, Web analytics, forum, wiki, and social media management tools all integrated into one platform.

Professional Profile: Jon Dominy

Architect Jon Dominy’s custom residential portfolio is valued at well over $25 million and includes contemporary urban condos, a custom “Home of the Year,” and several multimillion dollar homes in La Jolla and Del Mar for the CEOs of San Diego’s largest companies.

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Executive Profile: Jason Kulpa

Jason Kulpa is the founder and CEO of Underground Elephant, a performance-based online marketing company that specializes in providing customers to large ticket service providers.

Groundbreaking: Math and Science Building at San Diego Mesa College

A new four-story building being built in the heart of the San Diego Mesa College campus that will house classrooms, laboratory space and offices for the departments of biology, chemistry, mathematics and physical sciences.

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Nonprofit Profile: Ann Tartre

Ann Tartre is the executive director of the Equinox Center, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit policy, research and communications organization focused on how the San Diego region can achieve a more prosperous economy, healthy environment and outstanding quality of life for all its residents.

Executive Profile: Frank Dudek

Frank Dudek is founder and president of the eponymously named Encinitas-based environmental and engineering services company: Dudek.

Executive Profile: Jay Leopold

After more than 29 years in the construction business, Jay Leopold, regional manager for DPR Construction, says he is still inspired by the energy, creativity and excitement that come with every day.

Executive Profile: Bernadette Bach

Bernadette Bach, senior vice president, is primarily responsible for establishing and building new business relationships for City National Bank in San Diego.

Nonprofit Profile: Mike Arms

Mike Arms is president of Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe

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Executive Profile: Joe Navarro

A tribal member of the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, Joe Navarro has served as the San Pasqual Casino Development Group Inc. president and CEO since November 2004.

Information Technology Executive of the Month: Erik Quade

Erik Quade is the chief information officer of Technology Integration Group.

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Executive Profile: Sandra Redman

Sandra Redman is a banker and philanthropist. She has more than 35 years of banking experience and is currently a senior vice president and private banking manager of the Rancho Santa Fe office of California Bank & Trust.

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Executive Profile: Mary Henrikson

Mary Henrikson, a registered nurse, is senior vice president and chief executive officer of Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns — San Diego’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to caring for women and newborns.

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Executive Profile: David Titus

David Titus joined the San Diego Venture Group in April as its first professional president. He has been a startup entrepreneur as a co-founder of Silicon Valley Bank and spent the last two decades in venture capital as managing director of Windward Ventures in San Diego.

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Executive Profile: Shannon Erdell

Founded in 1985, The Lawton Group and its divisions — TLC Staffing; Lawton Technical Solutions; Lawton Consulting Group; and C-Level Executive Search — provide temporary and permanent staffing, management and IT consulting, employee training, executive search and interim executive placement in Southern California, North Carolina and Southwest Florida.

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Executive Profile: Rodell Jackson

Rodell Jackson is the chief executive officer of Health Dimensions, a company that is celebrating 20 years of coordinating 3,500 health and lifestyle expos for companies and their employees.

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Company Knows How to Make It in a Very Competitive World

TECHNOLOGY: Firm Helps Customers Move Ideas to Manufacturing

When Argos Therapeutics Inc. sought out a manufacturing consultant to come up with an automated cell therapy machine for treating cancer, HIV and other diseases, the North Carolina company turned to the San Diego office of Invetech Inc.

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Nonprofit Profile: Jeanne McAlister

As the CEO and founder of the McAlister Institute for Treatment and Education Inc., Jeanne McAlister continues to be a pioneer in effective drug and alcohol addiction recovery services.

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Executive Profile: Bruce Mills

L. Bruce Mills Jr. is the president and chief operating officer of San Diego Private Bank, a community bank with headquarters in La Jolla.

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Executive Profile: Robert Kevane

Robert F. Kevane, CPA, practices as a tax and business adviser and is president of The Kevane Company Inc.

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Professional Profile: Bruce Shepherd

Bruce Shepherd is a real estate finance partner in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins LLP.

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Executive Profile: Vickie Harris-Brosnan

Vickie Harris-Brosnan is the president of Therapy Specialists, the largest independently owned physical rehabilitation services provider in San Diego.

Executive Profile: Steve Altman

Dr. Steve Altman is the president of NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego.

Executive Profile: John M. Tippets

John M. Tippets is the president and CEO of North Island Credit Union.

Executive Profile: DeLinda Forsythe

DeLinda Forsythe is president of Innovative Commercial Environments, a full-service contract furniture dealership with two showrooms located in San Diego County.

Executive Profile: Jim Castle

Jim Castle is senior executive vice president of Alliant Insurance Services Inc. and managing director of Alliant Commercial Group. He also serves as the National Construction Practice Group leader.

Executive Profile: Scott Maloni

In addition to his position as vice president at Poseidon Resources, Scott Maloni led the Downtown San Diego Partnership as chair and interim president in 2010.

Executive Profile: Joe Garcia da Rosa

Joe Garcia da Rosa is chairman of Balboa Travel Management, founded in 1969. A corporate travel management company, it serves clients throughout the U.S., many with global operations, ranging in size from firms spending thousands of dollars to those spending millions.

Executive Profile: Jonathan Y. Freeman

Jonathan Y. Freeman is Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial’s acting president and chief executive officer as well as the company’s COO/CFO.

Professional Profile: Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens is the managing partner for Ernst & Young LLP’s San Diego office.

Professional Profile: Krispin Rosner

Krispin Rosner is the founding partner of San Diego-based financial firm Rosner Brown Touchstone & Keller LLP.

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Executive Profile: Tory Nixon

Tory Nixon is executive vice president and San Diego division president for California Bank & Trust.

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Executive Profile

Rebecca T. Pollock

After serving as chief financial officer for several years, Rebecca T. Pollock is now the director of community service and business development for Nielsen Construction California Inc. She is responsible for client service, business management, strategic planning, marketing, communications, and development.

Professional Profile: Lynn Reaser

Lynn Reaser is chief economist of the Fermanian Business & Economic Institute at Point Loma Nazarene University.

Professional Profile: Terry W. Moore

Terry W. Moore is the managing partner and founder of Moore Venture Partners LP, a traditional venture capital fund investing alongside top venture capital firms in San Diego’s life sciences and technology companies.

Professional Profile: Keith McKenzie

As a founding partner at Delphi Private Advisors, Keith McKenzie focuses exclusively on providing customized wealth management solutions for wealthy families, including integrating and optimizing all aspects of their financial affairs.

Professional Profile: Philip E. Graham

Philip E. Graham is the vice president of institutional advancement for Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

Professional Profile: Philip E. Graham

Philip E. Graham is the vice president of institutional advancement for Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

Grant Will Open Career Door to Health Care Field for Locals

EDUCATION: Training Will Target Aid Recipients And Low-Income Adults

A $25 million grant from the federal government could help provide a bridge from joblessness to careers in the health care field for several thousand San Diego County residents.