September 21, 2020

By Nicole Knight, California Business Journal. Since William J. Tessar took the helm of Civic Financial Services only 19 months ago, the lender’s monthly loan volume has nearly quadrupled. His recipe for growth? “We always put our people first,” says Tessar, the company’s 51-year-old CEO. “And that’s not

By Daniel Coats, California Business Journal When veteran Orange County criminal defense lawyer Michael Molfetta surveys his three decades of legal representation for high-profile clients, there is one moment that stands out as an example of his tenacity and commitment. A few years into his private

(Photo: Jeremy Jacobs) By Lee Barnathan, California Business Journal Trivia question: Which U.S. President grew cannabis? Jeremy Jacobs and Colby McKenzie know the answer because they supply intriguing tidbits such as that as part of the retail media platform that they provide to more than 500 dispensaries