News 2017-12-14T18:31:56+00:00

Optimize founder Emmer to speak at COC Chancellor’s Circle

Marc Emmer will be the keynote speaker at the College of the Canyons’ next Chancellor’s Circle event on Thursday, April 12. The founder of the Valencia-based consulting firm Optimize, Inc., Emmer will discuss business strategy and other insights from his recently published second book, “Momentum: How Companies Decide What To [...]

By | March 18th, 2018|

Why you need ‘amazing, brilliant’ millennials in your workplace

Lazy. Narcissistic. Spoiled. Maggie-Mae Laufman has heard all the negative descriptors of her generation – and that’s why she did her best to backpedal when Mariane Doyle singled her out of the crowd during a recent lunchtime seminar at the Persia Lounge. “She asked me, ‘Are you a millennial?’ and [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|

Four Questions: Troy Hooper

As general manager of TPC Valencia, one of the region’s premier venues for golf and more, Troy Hooper already held one key leadership position in Santa Clarita. He’s pulling double duty in 2018 to front the valley’s chamber of commerce.

By | March 6th, 2018|

SCVEDC Economic Outlook promises good news

The venue will be new. The message won’t. When hundreds of business leaders across the Santa Clarita Valley gather March 8 for the SCVEDC’s annual Economic Outlook, they’ll hear a resoundingly positive central theme – just as they did last year – about the current and future business landscape in [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|