Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mihaylo Alumnus Leads Funding Company, Gives Back to His Alma Mater

  Mihaylo alumnus Ben Gold ’04, MBA ’12 has achieved entrepreneurial success as co-founder and president of Orange-based Quick Bridge Funding, recently recognized by the Orange County Business Journal as the fastest-growing private mid-sized company in the region. Gold is also actively … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Alumnus Drives Success at Toyota Financial Services

Mihaylo management alumnus Mike Groff ’78 is president and CEO of Toyota Financial Services, the automaker’s financial operations in the United States. Groff discusses his career, the importance of his education and advice for aspiring managers. Mike Groff ’78 has spent … Continue reading

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High School and College Students Perfect Their 60-Second Business Pitch at Mihaylo Fast Pitch Competition

  Students from local high schools and colleges pitched innovative business ideas in 60 seconds at the Mihaylo Fast Pitch Competition, jointly hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Economic Education. The top three winners received scholarships … Continue reading

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The Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting Nets a $1 Million Endowment

Mihaylo alumnus James Woods ’67 and his wife Jeanette created a $500,000 endowment for the Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting. The gift was matched by alumni and other friends of the college, providing funds for the center’s economic analysis … Continue reading

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Risk Management Professionals Give Students a Look at the Industry

Mark DeLillo of Taylor Morrison homebuilders and Steve Wilder of the Walt Disney Company tell students about the opportunities for success in the insurance and risk-management fields. The two professionals share networking and application tips that students can use, even … Continue reading

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The Economic Forecast for 2015: Breaking Bad, or Breaking Free?

Mihaylo’s Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting released its annual forecast of the upcoming year’s economic activity, providing the Orange County business community with a look at the performance expected locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. The Mihaylo Center for Economic … Continue reading

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