May 20, 2019

CTRL Collective is a unique collaborative workspace environment and concept that fosters creativity with tech startups and entrepreneurs in historical and distinctive spaces that reflect its community. BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL When David Bren and Taleia Mueller decided to launch a collection of collaborative working

When Sid Miramontes couldn’t get things done ‘his way’ at the big wirehouses, he launched his own capital investment firm. BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL The financial advisor – and the overall experience – caught Sid Miramontes by total surprise. It was nothing like he expected. He

Joe Mueller’s dream of being a teacher evaporated during education layoffs in 2003, forcing him into another profession. Today, his Southern California remodeling company is on a path to generate over $4 million this year. BY RICK WEINBERG,CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL All Joe Mueller ever wanted,

Kevinn Pinkney and Garry Hill-Thomas transformed an unsightly abandoned housing block across the street from their college, the University of Nevada in Reno, with a dazzling four-story building with 23 units for student housing and 8,000 square feet of commercial space that includes new, urban-inspired

Scott Way is not just a super broker. He is referred to by clients as ‘the best and last mortgage broker you'll ever need.’ BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL Some people just get it right. Scott Way is one of them. As President of Resource Financial Mortgage in

Bill Ellermeyer is 80 years old and looks 65 -- and he acts even younger. Part of his secret: “Un-retire.” BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL The sweet, soothing sounds of Mozart can be heard as you approach the Tustin, Calif. office of 80-year-old Bill Ellermeyer, one

Cloudtrek is among a unique group of firms specializing in ultra-customized, ‘ironclad’ private cloud/IaaS hosting services. BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL Every Monday morning, on TV and radio, the world learns about the weekend box office movie blockbusters – which films finished in the top 10

Jeff Christensen and his team of scientists found a way to neutralize the pH of electrolyzed water to create pHur™, the most effective yet safest non-toxic, environmentally-friendly disinfectant in the marketplace today. BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL Just two years ago, the University of North Carolina

Attorney John Wong left one of the country’s biggest and most prestigious Los Angeles estate planning firms to launch his own private practice in Orange County because he knew “there was a better way.” BY RICK WEINBERG, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL When John Wong was hired by the